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Journals may use the Library for book pulls and staff edits. We encourage group citechecking to take place from noon on Fridays until the Library closes on Sunday. The Bluebook permits citing to pdf sources (Rule 18.2.1(a)), so we also encourage using pdfs when possible. Tarlton has a guide on finding materials in pdf.
Tips on locating a book in the Library:
Tips on finding a book that is missing from the shelf:
If you are having trouble finding a book in the library, please ask for assistance at the library’s Circulation Desk.
The Library has specially designated shelves where journal members can store library use only materials while using them for citation checks. These shelves are located on the 4th Floor at Stacks 401-403.
To use these shelves:
Many items we have that you cannot otherwise borrow can be checked out to the journal shelves in this way. These items include:
Some high-use materials cannot be checked out to the journal shelves. These include: