Access the Library
Welcome to the Ray & Kay Eckstein Law Library, a library without borders that is fully integrated into Eckstein Hall and the law school community on all four floors.
Handicap access to Eckstein Hall is available at all entrances. Elevators facing the Zilber Forum provide access to the four floors of the library collection.
Law Library Circulation: (414) 288-7092
Law Library Reference: (414) 288-3837
Ray & Kay Eckstein Law Library
1215 West Michigan Street
P.O. Box 3137
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3137
LAW STUDENTS AND LAW FACULTY
Members of the law school community with a Marquette Law Student, Staff, or Faculty ID card may enter Eckstein Hall by tapping their card at the lobby entrance. The MU ID card is also used to check out library and reserve materials.
MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS and FACULTY
Non-law school faculty, students, and staff may use their MU ID cards to gain entrance to Eckstein Hall and check out circulating materials. Please note the Restricted Access policy below.
LAW LIBRARY CARD PATRONS
Patrons holding library cards may tap their cards at the gate closest to the Welcome Desk to gain entrance to Eckstein Hall and the law library.
PUBLIC PATRONS CONDUCTING LEGAL RESEARCH
The law library is open to the public for purposes of conducting legal research. Public patrons must register at the lobby desk upon entering Eckstein Hall by signing in and showing a picture identification card. Please note the Restricted Access policy below.
Access to Eckstein Hall 3rd and 4th floors is restricted to the law school community after 4:00 pm during the week, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. During the summer, access to the 3rd and 4th floors is restricted to the law school community all day during the week, exams, interim periods, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. To access the library collections on these floors, during library service hours, please see a reference librarian.
LIBRARY SERVICE HOURS
Library Service Hours vary from Eckstein Hall Building Hours. If you require help from the reference librarians or the library staff at the circulation desk, be sure to plan your visit during Library Service Hours.
Public access to government documents through the Federal Depository Library Program
The Ray & Kay Eckstein Law Library is a participant in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and receives select publications from the Government Printing Office (GPO). Under the terms of the Depository Library Program, these government documents are available for use by the public during all the hours the law library is open to the public. Patrons requiring assistance with government documents may request help at the reference desk during service hours.