SANTA BARBARA COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
Find your nearest California Public Law Library at www.PublicLawLibrary.org
Santa Maria (805) 346-7548 or Santa Barbara (805) 568-2296
|The Santa Barbara County Law Library
consists of two libraries:
The McMahon Law Library
1100 Anacapa St., 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel: (805) 568-2296 Fax: (805) 568-2299
Open - Monday through Friday
The Santa Maria Law Library
312 Cook St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Tel: (805) 346-7548 Fax: (805) 346-7692
Open - Monday through Friday
These law libraries are open to the public and are committed to providing legal information to the citizens of Santa Barbara County. The Santa Barbara County Law Library has access to electronic legal information beyond the traditional library collection of printed materials. For detailed information on library resources and services contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The libraries are open to the public at present but please call to confirm hours of operation, and email us for research help beyond what is available below. With the Delta and Mu variants of COVID-19 active in Santa Barbara County, hours of operation may be affected.
The Santa Barbara Legal Resource Center may be reached by calling (805) 568-3303. https://www.sbcourts.org/sh/lrc/ or email LRCHelp@lafsbc.org. The LRCs are closed to the public at present due to the surge of coronavirus cases, but phone help is available.
Santa Barbara and Lompoc LRC
Santa Maria LRC
These hours should resume this summer.
*You can log in to the following databases via the Law Library's Wifi. Paste the following URLs into your browser window when connected. These IP authenticated databases are accessible within the library branches.
NOLO press: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip *NOLO Press is available from your own computer, please contact the library staff via email for login instructions.
CEB OnLaw: http://ceb.com/onlaw/ipaccess/default.aspx
Please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for login instructions. Remember to limit time spent on any one database, and log off when done. Some of our subscriptions have limited "seat licenses" and limited number of searches per visit.
Additionally, we'd like to thank the publishers below for providing access to databases from your home or office for a limited time.
LexisNexis is providing remote patron access for a limited time. From Lexis we have been authorized to state:
As a patron of the Library you are probably aware that we offer Patron Access to LexisNexis. LexisNexis continues to commit to working with the Law Library and the legal Community during Covid-19 by providing access to Library Patrons. If you cannot otherwise conduct legal research onsite you are welcome to register for a temporary Lexis Advance ID at https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/pa-access-request.page - and you will receive an ID within 1 business day. This ID will be good until November 30th. This ID allows you to conduct research on the cases and codes needed for your legal work and personal legal research. We are happy to work with you to maintain access to justice during this critical time.
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
CEB is offering free patron access for one month to CEB Pro which includes primary law, CEB's citator, TrueCite, and access to over 150 of CEB's practice guides. To sign up for access follow this link:
The link will lead to registration and request for access. If you do not have a bar number, please enter N/A
Westlaw access has changed! go to link below:
Also, many great resources are available at https://public.resource.org/ and on the website of the Sacramento County Public Law Library. See https://saclaw.org/
DISCLAIMER: The Santa Barbara County Law Library does not engage in the practice of law, does not provide legal advice and does not perform legal research. Furthermore, the Santa Barbara County Law Library is not responsible for any inaccuracy of legal information found on the world wide web. The library staff strongly recommends that all legal information found on the world wide web be verified through other sources.(pages under construction...)
Meeting of the Law Library Board of Trustees
Monday, 6 December 2021, 4:40 PM
Judge Anderle's Courtroom, Dept. 3, Santa Barbara Superior Court,
and via teleconference and in SB Superior Court, Santa Maria
1. Public Comments
2. Minutes of the meeting of 5 October 2021
3. Income and expenses for the 2021/22 Fiscal Year @ 42% elapsed (Income at 60% of projections for FY, spending year-to-date is 30%
of FY 2021/22 budget)
4. 2021 Annual Report to the Board of Supervisors and Auditor
5. Plan to replace retiring Law Library Director in January 2022
6. Request to confirm 2022 Trustees
8. Other Business
7. Request to close Libraries after 12/23 and reopen on 1/3/2022Meeting details and materials by request to email@example.com
Please also visit the American Association of Law Libraries webpage: www.AALLnet.org