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Northern Illinois University
College of Law
David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library

Law Library Policies and Procedures

Fall 2020 and COVID-19

The Law Library is closed to in-person activity this semester

The following virtual services are available:

For all NIU students, faculty and staff:
  • For contactless pickup of library materials, please use the request feature in HuskieSearch. Filling requests may take a few days. Please do not come to the library until you're notified the material is available for pickup. Note: Books checked out from the Law Library, NIU Libraries or I-Share libraries prior to June 24 are not due until Oct. 1, 2020.
  • To contact the library:
    • call (815) 753-0507 Mondays through Thursdays between 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Outside of these hours please email We'll get back to you by the next business day.
Specifically for College of Law students, faculty and staff:
For patrons not affiliated with NIU:

The policies and procedures of the David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library apply to all law library patrons: faculty, students, staff, and visitors. The law library reserves the right to update or modify these policies at any time and without prior notice.

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