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Access and Borrowing Privileges

User Category

Privileges

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Students

Access to Legal Research Center: Valid Drexel ID. Access all open hours.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel ID.
Monographs28 days. Can renew. Limited to 20 items.
ILLYes.
Remote Access To Electronic ResourcesAccess with University email ID and password.

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Faculty

Access to Legal Research Center: Valid Drexel Faculty ID. Access all open hours.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel Faculty ID.
Monographs180 Days. Can renew. 3 days for all other items.
ILL:Yes.
Remote Access To Electronic ResourcesAccess with University email ID and password.

Drexel Undergraduate and Graduate Students*

Access to Legal Research CenterShow Valid Drexel ID. Undergraduate and graduate students may access the Legal Research Center during off-peak hours (Monday-Friday after 6:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday during all open hours). The Legal Research Center welcomes during any open hours those students whose academic work requires the use of the LRC’s collection and resources. Please check in with the LRC reference desk for assistance with your research.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel ID.
Monographs28 days. Can renew. Limited to 20 items.
ILLNo.
Remote Access To Electronic ResourcesAccess with University email ID and password. Some databases are restricted to School of Law patrons only.
Use of Computers in LibrariesNo.

Drexel Faculty (including Emeritus)

Access to Legal Research Center: Show Drexel Faculty ID. Access all open hours.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel Faculty ID.
Monographs180 days. Can renew. Limited to 20 items.
ILLYes.
Remote Access To Electronic ResourcesAccess with University email ID and password. Some databases are restricted to School of Law patrons only.

Drexel Staff

Access to Legal Research Center: Show Drexel Staff ID. Access all open hours.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel Staff ID.
Monographs28 days. Can renew. Limited to 20 items.
ILLYes.
Remote Access To Electronic ResourcesAccess with University email ID and password.

Drexel Alumni*

Access to Legal Research CenterShow Drexel Alumni card. Drexel Alumni may access the Legal Research Center during off-peak hours (Monday-Friday after 6:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday during all open hours). Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Alumni may my access the Legal Research Center during all open hours.*
BorrowingYes. Alumni/ae may borrow circulating books from the library collections (up to 20 books at one time). Please note that borrowing privileges do not extend to course reserve materials, or study rooms, due to the specific needs of current Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law students.
ID Needed for BorrowingValid Drexel Alumni card with University Library barcode attached.
Monographs28 days. Limited to 20 items.
Database searchingOnsite only, with the exception of electronic resources such as Westlaw and Lexis, that are limited by license to law faculty and students.
Remote Access To Electronic Resources: No.
Reference ServicesYes. Please feel free to take advantage of our reference services by visiting the reference desk, or by contacting us by phone, 215.571.4771.

To request an Alumni Card call the Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS.

Attorneys & Judges

Access to Legal Research Center: Upon presentation of a current bar card or business card any attorney or judge may use print materials of the Legal Research Center on-site.

Guests of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Students/ Faculty/ Staff*

Access to Legal Research Center: Must be accompanied by host with valid law school ID; Access all open hours.
BorrowingNo.

Area Law Students and Faculty

Access to Legal Research Center: Present valid law school ID. Access all open hours.*
BorrowingNo.

General Public

Access to Legal Research Center: Others individuals not covered in the above categories who wish to use specific library resources must make prior arrangements by contacting the Circulation Desk at 215-571-4772 during the hours of 9-5, Monday through Friday.*
Use of Computers in Libraries: No.

*Access may be restricted to Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law students, faculty, and staff during peak usage times, such as law exams, or in the case of special events.