Archives and Special Collections
The Library's Archives and Special Collections are located on the sixth floor of the 200 McAllister building. Collections include the Roger J. Traynor Collection, the Hastings Archives, the 65 Club Archives and other materials. Access to the materials is by appointment only. Questions regarding Archives materials can be directed to Marlene Bubrick.
The circulation department is located on the fourth floor of the 200 McAllister building. For information on borrowing privileges, please see the Library's Policy on Borrowing. To access your library account, please log in. If you have questions about circulating materials, please contact the circulation desk at (415) 565-4751 or Circulation Librarian Tony Pelczynski.
The Library offers its faculty a wide range of research and teaching support services from classroom presentations to the Faculty Bibliography. Each full-time, emeritus and visiting professor is assigned a librarian-liaison to assist them with their library needs. More information about the Faculty Services program can be found on our website, or by contacting Faculty Services Librarian Chuck Marcus.
Foreign, Comparative, and International Law
The Library offers significant resources on foreign, comparative and international law topics, as well as extensive research guides in various related topics such as Chinese Law, Immigration Law, International Treaties, the United Nations and more. If you need assistance with a question about this area of law, please contact FCIL Librarian Vince Moyer.
The library is a Selective Depository for United States government documents. It is also a Selective Depository for California publications distributed by the State Printer. Both depository collections are important sources of legislative history materials such as bills, hearings, reports, and debates. For more information contact Documents Manager Justin Edgar.
The Library offers an Interlibrary Loan services to current faculty, students and staff for materials not currently available at the Library. All requests should be made online through the WorldCat system or through the online form. For more information, please see the Interlibrary Loan information page.
A full list of library staff is located online, which can be grouped by department and subject.
Reference/Ask A Librarian
The Library's professional librarians are available to help staff and faculty with reference and research questions by phone, email, chat and in person at the Reference Desk. You can also make an appointment with a Reference Librarian to talk in-depth about a project. Reference services at UC Hastings are managed by Head of Reference Hilary Hardcastle.
The library's catalogs, serials, government documents, special collections and budgeting services are managed by the Technical Services department. For questions about Technical Services, please contact Technical Services Librarian Marlene Bubrick.
Web and Technology Services
The Library offers wireless Internet access to students and faculty of UC Hastings (for more information see the Wireless Access Policy), and numerous places throughout the library have access to power supplies for students bringing their laptop computers. In addition, the UC Hastings Computer Lab is located in the 200 McAllister building on the 4th Floor. If you have questions regarding the Library website, the Institutional Repository or general computer services questions, please contact Chuck Marcus.