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Expanded Hours for Finals

We are extending the Law Library’s hours of operation Sunday, December 4 through Wednesday, December 21.

Sunday, December 4 through Wednesday, December 21

*CSU ID Required To Enter During All Open Hours* 

  • Sunday: 9am-midnight
  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-midnight
  • Friday: 7:30am-10pm
  • Saturday: 9am-10pm

After December 21, our hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, Dec. 22: 7:30am-5pm
  • Friday, Dec. 23: 7:30am-5pm
  • CLOSED December 24-January 2
  • January 3-6: 7:30am-5pm
  • January 7: CLOSED

Law Library to Close Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving

The law library and Cleveland State University will close today Wednesday November 23 at 2pm and will remain closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Normal hours resume Saturday November 26.

Law Library to Close Tomorrow for Veterans Day

The law library and Cleveland State University will be closed on Friday November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

he law library will resume normal hours on Saturday November 12.

Online/Remote Instruction Development & Delivery

graphic of student viewing online classHow to Rev Up Your Remote Instruction, an article by C|M|Law Outreach & Instructional Services Librarian Laura Ray, was published in the September 2022 issue of The Rheumatologist.  The article discusses pedagogical foundations for online/remote instruction as well as numerous considerations and strategies for developing and delivering online/remote instruction.  Article topics include technological support for learners; collaboration with instructional designers, AV technicians and librarians; methods for emphasizing humanization and connection in learner-centered instruction; tips for selecting and creating effective multimedia content; incorporating active learning activities and selected free or low-cost products for engaging learners.  The Rheumatologist is the official monthly news magazine of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).  Prior to coming to C|M|Law in 1989, Ms. Ray was a medical librarian.  She has participated in, contributed to, ACR education and advocacy activities for decades.

Research Consultations for Research Help

If you need help with a paper, or other research project, the law library offers scheduled Research Consultations. Let us know what you have already completed and what areas you need help with, and a librarian will assist with finding resources and information. Most research consultations are approximately 30 minutes in length, depending on need.


The library also has several research guides designed to assist you in starting your research: Scholarly Writing, Finding Articles in Law Reviews and JournalsBluebooking and Legal Writing SoftwareResearch Databases, and Citation Checking.