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Law Library access & services during current pandemic


The Law Library's services are impacted due to the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This page aims to provide quick access to current hours, available resources/services, & other related information. It will be updated with new information as needed. Thank you for your patience & understanding in this ever-changing national emergency.

Law Library Contact Info:


U. Idaho College of Law Library - Moscow

The Law Library is closed until further notice.

Databases/Online Casebooks/Online Study Aids

  • The Law Library subscribes to a variety of electronic research databases, most of which can be easily accessed from off-campus
  • ​Casebooks
    • Lexis/Carolina Academic Press: all eBooks are available through the Lexis Digital Library (See Getting Started GuideLexis Digital Library Titles at the bottom of this box)
    • West Academic/Foundation Press: Go to then call 877-888-1330 opt. 4 to get access approved. You will need the title and ISBN #.  
    • Wolters Kluwer/AspenLaw: will provide access up to seven free eBooks through May 25 via VitalSource (See Vital Source Information at the bottom of this box)
  • Study aids - online access is available through:
  • Bluebook Online - if you need online access to The Bluebook, e-mail Jean Mattimoe (Moscow students) or Sam Williams (Boise students) for a code
  • Finding e-resources in Primo
    • Pre-filter for eBooks: Using Advanced Search, limit Material Type to eBooks
    • After running a simple or advanced search:
      • Post-filter in Availability for UI Ebooks and Journals
      • Post-filter in Resource Type for Articles (may or may not provide full text access; contact Anna Blaine with questions)
      • Post-filter in Resource Type for eBooks
  • If you're a public patron who wishes to use Westlaw Patron Access, please contact us

Idaho State Law Library/U. Idaho College of Law Library - Boise

The Law Library is closed until further notice.


  • Circulation
    • Circulation at both locations is closed until further notice; please call 208-885-6521 (Moscow), 208-364-4556 (Boise), e-mail & we will endeavor to meet your library needs virtually
    • Fine waiver - for UI or Summit materials accrued after March 9th
    • All currently checked out items have had their due dates automatically extended to May 1
  • Virtual Reference - E-mail for research assistance
  • Special Collections - Closed until further notice

Interlibrary Loan/Summit

  • COL Moscow Library: accepting interlibrary loan requests for electronic resources only until further notice; please keep in mind that many other libraries have also reduced services, limiting our ability to fill requests
    • Have a book from ILL that will be overdue? E-mail Evan Lantzy or call 208-885-6521 so we can help you extend your due date
  • COL Boise Library: Interlibrary loan service is suspended until further notice; e-mail Kris Quigley with questions about existing loans
  • Summit services are suspended until further notice