Circulation Loan Periods
|CSU College of Law Faculty/Staff||15 weeks|
|CSU University Faculty/Staff||15 weeks|
|CSU College of Law Students||4 weeks|
|CSU Students||3 weeks|
|CSU Graduate Students||4 weeks|
|CSU College of Law Alumni||3 weeks|
|Ohio Bar Association Members||3 weeks|
|OhioLINK materials||3 weeks|
|Audiovisual materials for all patrons||1 week|
|OhioLINK Audiovisual materials for all patrons||1 week (no renewal)|
|Materials to public patrons||3 weeks|
|Iphone/Macbook chargers (CSU students and staff only)||2 hours|
View Your Record in Scholar
Manage your check-outs and holds by logging into Your Account in Scholar, the Library catalog. In your account, you can also view fines and renew items. To log in, you will need your name, CSU ID number, and a PIN number that you assign.
Students, Faculty and Staff: In order to check out materials from the Law Library, you need to have a VikingCard. Get your VikingCard at the VikingCard Office located in Room 112 of Berkman Hall (formerly, Main Classroom.)
Alumni: Obtain an Alumni Borrower's card via this online form or in person at the Information Services Desk.
Ohio Bar Members: Apply for a borrower's card in person by presenting your Ohio Bar card.
Students/Faculty of Ohiolink Institutions: Use your institution's ID card
Public Patrons: A valid library card from a participating OhioLink institution or SearchOhio library card
Renew your library materials through Scholar or by calling the Information Services Desk at (216) 687-2250. The number of times an item can be renewed depends upon the lender and the material type.
- CSU College of Law Library materials: 3 renewals
- OhioLink materials: 6 renewals
- Inter-Library Loan materials: Case-by-case basis
- Audio-Visual materials: Case-by-case basis
Please note that all materials are subject to immediate recall.
For Law Library Items
- Item Replacement Fee (for lost materials): $90
See the Michael Schwartz Library’s policy page for information on fines at the main library.
For OhioLINK Items
- Late fee: $0.50 per day
- Returned items 30 days or more overdue: $50.00.
- Item Replacement Fee (for lost materials): $125.00
Reserve and Reference Materials
The Reserve (RR) collection is located at the Information Services Desk. It contains bound volumes of course examinations and faculty evaluations. The Law faculty course reserve items are also located in this area. Reserve materials are available upon request for a two-hour period. A valid form of identification must be presented when checking out reserve material.
Reference materials can only be used in the library.
Apple MACBOOK / IPHONE Chargers
The law library has Macbook (with converters) and Iphone chargers available for CSU students staff to check out for two hours at a time. Students/staff must have their CSU ID to check out the chargers. If the original charger is not returned or damaged, the law library will assess a replacement charge. These charges are as follows:
- Apple Magsafe Power Charger - $79.00
- Apple Magsafe Converter - $10.00
- Iphone Charger - $19.00