SANTA BARBARA COUNTY LAW LIBRARY

 Find your nearest California Public Law Library at http://www.mylawlibrary.org/



The Santa Barbara County Law Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday.

  The Law Library will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on June 20.


HERA is hosting a FREE Zoom Webinar on Tenants' Rights on June 18, 2024 at 6:00 pm; register at this website:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ac6MJDOFTDScLUnQSfrE4Q

HERA organiza un seminario web gratuito por Zoom sobre los derechos de los inquilinos el 18 de junio de 2024 a las 6:00 pm; registrate en este web:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ac6MJDOFTDScLUnQSfrE4Q  



There are two branches of the Santa Barbara County Law Library:

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

Both branches 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. 

The Santa Barbara Legal Resource Center* may be reached by calling (805) 568-3303Website: http://santabarbara.courts.ca.gov/legal-resource-center or email LRCHelp@lafsbc.org.  

THE LRCs HOURS FOR IN-PERSON HELP MAY VARY, PLEASE GIVE THEM A CALL. 

Santa Barbara and Lompoc LRC
Phone: 805-568-3303
Monday-Friday: 9am to 12pm and 1:30pm-3pm

*THE SANTA BARBARA LRC HAS RELOCATED FROM THE LAW LIBRARY TO A DIFFERENT OFFICE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, NEAR THE CLERK'S OFFICE.

Santa Maria LRC
Phone: 805-691-2457
Monday-Friday: 9am to 12pm and 1:30pm -4pm 

 

You can log in to the following databases via the Law Library's WIFI. Paste the following URLs into your browser window when connected. With the exception of NOLO press, these IP authenticated databases are accessible only within the library branches.

LexisNexis: https://advance.lexis.com/?identityprofileid=M5XNXG56167  (Within Law Library only)

NOLO press: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip    (Available remotely; 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  (Within Law Library only)

CEB OnLAW: http://ceb.com/onlaw/ipaccess/default.aspx  (Within Law Library only)

 

Please email info@countylawlibrary.org or info@santamarialawlibrary.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 a limited number of searches per visit.


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. Law Library staff strongly recommend 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, June 10, 2024, 4:40 PM
South County: Judge Anderle's Courtroom, Dept. 3, Santa Barbara Superior Court 1100 Anacapa Street, 1st Floor, Santa Barbara CA
North County: Judge Beebe's Courtroom, Dept. 4, SB Superior Court, Santa Maria 312 East Cook Street, Santa Maria CA
Members of the public who wish to attend the board meeting in person must enter the court complex before 4:30 p.m., when the doors are locked. You will be required to pass through a security gate. Both courtrooms will be open to the public at 4:40 p.m. on meeting days.
Or you may attend the meeting via Zoom teleconference at:
To join by computer:
https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1604775498?pwd=V3BJd2FKcWY1OFYxaXlneU5IMUFLUT09; 
Meeting ID: 160 477 5408; Passcode: 3420786 
To join by landline, or to manually dial in to the meeting:
Dial the number below and, when prompted, enter the meeting ID and passcode:
1-833-568-8864; 
Meeting ID: 160 477 5408; Passcode:  3420786
If joining by telephone, use *6 to mute or unmute your telephone.

AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Public Comments
3. Minutes of the Meeting of 8 April 2024
4. Income/Expenses for FY 2023/2024 @ 93% elapsed (Income at 77% of projections,
Expenditures @ 70% of projections; Fund 3760 balance is $859,223.14)
5. Recruitment for Assistant Law Library Director: Khamla Chanthala

6. Law Library Conference Room Rental Policy
7. Other Business
8. Next Board Meeting Scheduled for August 5, 2024

Meeting details and materials are available by request to info@countylawlibrary.org

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