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Location of Library Materials - California Western
Location of Library Materials


First Floor
  • Reference Services Area (Ref): The collection includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, indexes, Shepard's titles, AM Jur 2nd, CJS, and other reference titles.

  • Core Collection Area:

    • Federal Materials: Federal codes, reports, regulations, digests, and form books.

    • California Materials: California codes, reports, regulations, digests, encyclopedias, form books, and major treatises.

  • Reserve Room (Closed Stacks): Current hornbooks, restatements, nutshells, and CEB publications, "class reserves" (current casebooks and outlines), photocopies, audio tapes and equipment, videotapes, CD-ROMS, CWSL exams and Bar Exam preparation materials.

  • Computers with access to LEGALTRAC and KIM, the local automated library system.

  • A terminal with Internet Access is available for our patrons who do not have network access.


Second Floor
  • ALR, Regional (national) reporters, digests, and encyclopedias.

  • Microform Collection: Please ask the Reference Librarian for assistance in using this collections and related equipment if necessary. Do not refile microform.

  • Materials classed in Z1- Z9999 are located in the Microform Room.


Third Floor
  • Titles classified in A-KZ (excluding KF) and L-Y including International law, comparative and foreign law, English and Commonwealth law, and non-law subjects.

  • Periodicals Collection: American law reviews and law journals are located here. All materials in this section are arranged alphabetically by latest title. (When a change in title occurs the volumes are relocated to the newest title.)


Fourth Floor
  • American, Federal, and State Law Materials (KF).

  • Creative Problem Solving Collection.