SANTA BARBARA COUNTY LAW LIBRARY

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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 9am to 4pm

and

The Santa Maria Law Library
312 Cook St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Tel: 
(805) 346-7548   Fax: (805) 346-7692
Open - Monday through Friday 9am to 12pm, 1:30pm to 4pm

BOTH LAW LIBRARIES WILL BE CLOSED MAY 30, 2022 IN OBSERVATION OF MEMORIAL DAY
  • Due to the current crisis, hours of operation and accessibility will fluctuate. Please consider the below options in regard to remote access to databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, NOLO, and CEB OnLaw. *   See https://www.publiclawlibrary.org/covid.htm

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: info@countylawlibrary.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) 568-3303https://www.sbcourts.org/sh/lrc/ or email LRCHelp@lafsbc.org.  

THE LRCs HOURS FOR IN-PERSON HELP MAY VARY, PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE OPEN. 

Santa Barbara and Lompoc LRC
Phone: 805-568-3303
Monday-Friday: 9am to 12pm in-person and  1:30pm-4pm via telephone, email, or by appointment.

Santa Maria LRC
Phone: 805-691-2457
Monday-Friday: 9am to 12pm in-person and 1:30pm -4pm via telephone, email, or by appointment.

*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.

LexisNexis: https://advance.lexis.com/?identityprofileid=M5XNXG56167

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. 

Westlaw: http://www.westlaw.com/search/home.html?rs=IWLN1.0&vr=3.0&sp=002016064-4100

CEB OnLaw: http://ceb.com/onlaw/ipaccess/default.aspx

 

Please email info@countylawlibrary.org or smlawlibrary@gmail.com 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.


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: 

https://research.ceb.com/support/form/countyLibrary. 

The link will lead to registration and request for access. If you do not have a bar number, please enter N/A

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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.

 
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Meeting of the Law Library Board of Trustees
Monday, 4 April 2022, 4:40 PM
Judge Anderle’s Courtroom, Dept. 3, Santa Barbara Superior Court,
and via teleconference and in SB Superior Court, Santa Maria
AGENDA
1. Approve Resolution 2022-1 to Hold April 4 Board Meeting Remotely Due to the
Continued Threat of COVID-19
2. Public Comments
3. Minutes of the meeting of 7 February 2022, below
4. Income and expenses for the 2021/22 Fiscal Year @ 74% elapsed (Income at 78% of
projections for FY, spending year-to-date is 57% of FY 2021/22 budget)
5. Librarian's Report
6. Other Business
 
  
Meeting details and materials by request to info@countylawlibrary.org

Please also visit the American Association of Law Libraries webpage: www.AALLnet.org