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We're open to members and visitors with no appointment necessary! * Our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Masks are required in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations are available. You can also rent...
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Want a book from our collection? We have staff in the library Monday through Friday and can pull whatever material you need for curbside pickup at 1801 Market Street from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. In Center City we can also arrange to have a courier deliver the books right to you! To borrow material,...

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Legal dictionaries can be especially useful when conducting legal research. Jenkins has a number of legal dictionaries available in the library for visitor use. Black's Law Dictionary is probably the most recognizable legal dictionary. Currently in its 11th edition (2019), this dictionary was first...
Are you researching an issue of foreign, comparative, or international law? Check out the over 1,000 publicly available Law Library of Congress Legal Reports . “The Law Library of Congress produces reports on foreign, comparative, and international law in response to requests from Members of...
Are you researching a Pennsylvania labor or employment issue? Check out LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Labor and Employment , available in LexisNexis Digital Library . This book provides practical guidance for many labor and employment topics, including hiring, wages, health and safety...