The Charles B. Sears Law Library contains 300,000 bound volumes and over 221,000 volumes in microform covering a wide variety of materials on law and law-related subjects. Included in the Federal and New York Core Collections are basic legal research tools: court reporters and digests, session laws and codes, rules and regulations, attorney general reports, jurisdictional encyclopedias and citators.
The collection can be visualized by floors:
- Federal and New York Core Collections
- NY Alcove
- Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Collection
- Special Collections
- United Nations Alcove
- Rare Book Collection
- General Collection (Library of Congress KF1-KF199, KFA-KFZ)
- General Collection (Library of Congress KE, KF200-KF9999, KG-KJ)
- Koren AV Center: Audiovisual and Microform Collections
- General Collection (Library of Congress A-J, K31 to KE, KK-KZ, L-Z)
- Superseded Collections
The 7th floor is a designated quiet study area. Access is limited to the law school community (students/faculty/staff) by swipe card only. If you are not affiliated with the law school and require access to materials on the 7th floor, please see a reference librarian or circulation staff member on the 2nd floor for assistance.
- Library of Congress K1-K30