Access to Library Collections
Borrowing Law Library Materials
Office delivery (routing) is available for faculty and staff. Contactless pickup is available to students who successfully complete baseline testing and ongoing surveillance testing as building access is required. The GoodScan service is available to law students, excluding course reserves, and subject to copyright limitations. If you are not sure of page numbers, please request a scan of the table of contents.
Access to the Goodson Law Library stacks is currently restricted to designated Library staff. Law School community members may request circulating Law Library materials for contactless pickup via the Request button in the Duke Libraries Catalog. Following retrieval by staff and a quarantine period, borrowers will be contacted by email to schedule pickup on level 3 of the Law Library.
Members of the Duke University community may request circulating Law Library items for pickup at their home libraries via intercampus delivery. If you have questions, please contact Circulation staff.
Returning Law Library Materials
The Law School building is currently closed to the Duke University community and the general public, with access limited to the Duke Law community. The Law Library has an outdoor book return where books borrowed from any Duke library may be returned. The book return is located outside the main entrance to the law school, which is on Science Drive opposite the Sanford School for Public Policy.
Duke Law community members may also securely return items to the drop slot inside the Law Library entrance; in addition to other drop locations, faculty and staff may use the return bins in the Law School's level 3 and 4 copy rooms.
Law Library items from borrowers who do not have Law School building access may be returned to the Duke University Libraries and they will be delivered to the Law Library. If you are not in Durham, please contact Circulation staff about return options.