David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library

Fall 2021 Law Library Hours

September 7 - December 16, 2021*

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sunday: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The law library is available for law student quiet study space and for those needing to conduct legal research.

*The law library will be closed Thursday - Sunday, November 25 - 28, 2021.

If you are not feeling well or are sick do not enter the law library.  Please see the virtual services** listed below to assist in your library needs.

The following virtual services are available:

For all NIU students, faculty and staff:
  • For contactless pickup of law 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 your material is available for pickup.
  • To contact the library, please email lawreference@niu.edu. We will do our best to get back to you by the next business day. During university closures (listed in the left column) our response time may be longer.
Specifically for College of Law students, faculty and staff:
For patrons not affiliated with NIU:

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David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library
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The best way to reach us at this time is via email: lawreference@niu.edu

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NIU Closures

To contact the library, please email lawreference@niu.edu. We'll do our best to get back to you by the next business day. During university closure days (listed below) our response time may be longer:

  • Labor Day Holiday: Mon. Sept. 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving weekend: Thurs - Sun Nov. 25 - 29, 2021