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New “Family Law” Legal Research Seminar

Image of C|M|Law Library Digital BadgeOne of the new Law Library Legal Research Seminars is “Family Law Research Resources.”  This 13-minute video seminar focuses on relevant Ohio secondary sources and primary sources, state of Ohio and Cuyahoga County resources, and resources on the Westlaw and Lexis legal research platforms.    Law Library Legal Research Seminars are available to all C|M|Law students via the Westlaw TWEN platform – simply “Add Course” to select “C|M|Law Library Legal Research Seminars” and add it to your list of TWEN courses.  If desired, you can complete a Seminar’s accompanying quiz to earn points toward a Law Library “Legal Research Letter of Recognition” and a “Digital Badge.”  For more information on Law Library Legal Research Seminars, contact research.services@law.csuohio.edu.

Library and IT Orientation Information for Incoming Students

Our IT Orientation Essentials page contains information you will need for your first semester at C|M|LAW, including how to get access to Westlaw, Lexis, and CampusNet, along with exam and email information.

The law library’s orientation materials are available as well in the form of a research guide. Be sure to view the video on the first page for an overview, then explore the guide’s various tabs. Included is information on our social media offerings, physical space and collection, online databases, ebooks, study aids, other research guides (there are more than 50), and pandemic safety measures and requirements for Cleveland State.

See the law library’s Ask Us page for contact information for library staff and departments.

Law Library Closed on Labor Day

Cleveland State and the law library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2020.

Library and IT Orientation Information for Incoming Students

Our IT Orientation Essentials page contains information you will need for your first semester at C|M|LAW, including how to get access to Westlaw, Lexis, and CampusNet, along with exam and email information.

The law library’s orientation materials are available as well in the form of a research guide. Be sure to view the video on the first page for an overview, then explore the guide’s various tabs. Included is information on our social media offerings, physical space and collection, online databases, ebooks, study aids, other research guides (there are more than 50), and pandemic safety measures and requirements for Cleveland State.

See the law library’s Ask Us page for contact information for library staff and departments.

Law Library to Open Monday

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library will open in a limited capacity to serve the CSU community beginning Monday, August 24, 2020. Click here for more details about how we will serve the CSU community during the continuing COVID19 crisis. For the duration of the pandemic, we will be open only to our university community. For help with government documents, please click here.