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

Law Library Policies and Procedures

COVID-19 Precautions

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. 
  • To contact the library please email We'll try out best to get back to you by the next business day. During University holidays, response time may be longer. 
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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