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Circulation Policy

Circulation of library material is limited primarily to students and employees of Seton Hall Law, Seton Hall University, and to alumni of Seton Hall who present a valid ID and are entered into our Catalog.  Circulation of circulating library material is also available to Librarian members of the New Jersey Law Libraries Association.  Other patrons (as specified here), are permitted to use 3 Hour Reserve materials, 28 Day Loan materials, and Non-circulating materials within the Library. Exceptions to our Circulation Policy are at the discretion of the Head of Public Services.    


  • 28 Day Loans:  Monographs from the 5th-floor collection (5AZ).  Exceptions: multi-volume works, loose-leaf works, continuations.

  • 3 Hour Reserves:  The Reserve materials which are available for 3 hour loans include casebooks, nutshells, hornbooks, frequently consulted treatises, current issues of periodicals and newspapers, advance sheets for the New Jersey Supreme Court and New Jersey Superior Court, Special Reserve materials, and reference sources such as dictionaries, directories, and thesauri. 

  • Special Reserves: Varies. Inquire at the Circulation Desk for length of loan.

  • Non-circulating items:  Reporters, statutes, digests, encyclopedias, periodical indices, materials in special collections, microforms, serials and continuations, materials in the Reference collection, materials on Reserve/Special Reserve, multi-volume works, materials in the Government Documents collections, all materials on the third floors of the library, all materials on the fourth floor of the library -- except for Reserve materials. 

  • Study Rooms:  Study rooms are available for SHU Law students only and may be reserved online, or at the iPad located at the circulation desk.  Students are expected to adhere to Study Room Rules.  

  • Renewal:  Circulating materials may be renewed unless they are in high demand, or they have been placed on hold for another patron. Materials should be renewed by the patron at the Circulation Desk or by logging into the Law Library Catalog

  • Recall: Circulating materials are subject to immediate recall at the discretion of the Circulation Supervisor or a Reference Librarian. Recalled materials must be returned within one day from issuance of the notice--excluding weekends.

Copying, Scanning, & Printing

Current students, faculty, and staff are permitted to copy, scan, and print within the limits set by the IT/Legal Information Technology Department.

Other patrons are allotted 20 copies or print outs.  Please bring a flash drive to scan or download additional information.  Flash drives can be purchased at the Book Store on the 2nd Floor of the Law School.  See the Bookstore website for hours and questions: