Law Library Extended Hours and Services: End of Term 2015

Extended Library Hours: Begin on Monday, March 16 and continue to Wednesday, April 22. During this time, the Law Library in Birge Carnegie will close later as follows:

  • Monday through Friday: 8:45 am until midnight
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 am until 10 pm

The Robarts library offers 24 hour access Sunday night to Friday night. Details here:
Hours for all campus libraries can be found here:

***All Night Law Library Opening on the Eve of the Deadline for Written Work***: The Law Library will remain open all night on Wednesday, April 22, with librarians on duty, so that students have access to research help, resources, computers and printers ahead of the deadline for written work on Thursday, April 23 at 10 am. We will send out more details closer to the date.
The Library will close at 5 pm on Thursday, April 23, and Friday, April 24.

Please note that the Library will be closed on Friday, April 3, for the Statutory Holiday.

Library Security: It is important to remember that the law school buildings, including the Library at Birge, are open to the public. As such, please keep your valuables with you or ask a friend to watch them if you need to leave your study area even for a minute. Thefts have occurred in campus libraries and the weeks leading up to exams sometimes see a spike of activity across campus. Please report any incidents to the Campus Police at 416-978-2222.

Research Help: As deadlines for papers approach remember that the librarians are available to advise you on research strategy, databases and citation style. Please feel free to contact John Bolan, Susan Barker, or Sooin Kim.

Study Rooms: The UofT Library has a list of bookable and non-bookable study rooms available at libraries across campus:

Exam Preparation – Past Exams: The past five years of exams are available on You will need to enter your password and follow the instructions on screen to access the exam database.

Library Services:

For details on additional Library services please follow the Bora Laskin Law Library Reference Services Blog:

We are also on Facebook: and Twitter: @LaskinLawLib

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