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Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and in response to the City & County of San Francisco’s Shelter in Place Order, the San Francisco Law Library is closed. Public libraries are included in Phase 3 of the San Francisco plan, which will be evaluated in September 2020.

The public can access limited library reference services and resources via email to sfll.reference@sfgov.org.

General questions and inquiries can be directed to sflawlibrary@sfgov.org.

Please note: all checked out materials will now be due in September 2020 or when the library reopens.

Check this website for updates: https://sflawlibrary.org/.

Full text remote access to Fastcase on our database page provides access to state and federal law documents including federal bankruptcy, tax courts, U.S. Supreme Court, federal district and courts of appeal cases as well as federal and state statutes and regulations.

To access click the above link or go to gateway.fastcase.com and enter user name = SFLawLibrary & password = fastcase

SFLL Resources Available to You From Home - Download PDF Here

Vendor-sponsored database access
(requires user self-registration for limited access):

CEB Online Pro Access:

CEB is pleased to extend our offer of complimentary access to CEB Pro, which includes primary law, CEB’s citator, TrueCite™ and access to over 150 of CEB’s practice guides. Note access to CEB Pro will be available through Monday, September 7, 2020.

As a reminder, patrons can sign up for access by following this link when placed on the library’s website: https://research.ceb.com/support/form/countyLibrary

Please note that all patrons will need to wait for the confirming email from CEB before having full access. Normally, this takes one business day.

Lexis Patron Relief Access Program:

We continue to partner with LexisNexis during our closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic in order to continue providing access to Library Patrons remotely during this crises.  
If you cannot otherwise conduct legal research you are welcome to register for a one-time  Lexis Advance® ID at https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/pa-access.page. This ID will be good until for 30 days or until August 31st, 2020.  This ID will be delivered to you within one business day and allows you to conduct research on the cases, codes, and secondary resources needed for their legal work and personal legal research.
If your research needs extend beyond 30 days or if you have already used your 30 day free  period then please call 1-888-AT-LEXIS to discuss personalized plan options. 

Our COVID-19 Libguide links to guides, resources, and help related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis and will be updated as we become aware of new resources.