HCLL Holiday Hours
Hennepin County Law Library will observe the following hours this holiday
- Wednesday, 12/24:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday, 12/25: CLOSED
- Wednesday, 12/31:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday, 1/1: CLOSED
We will be open our regular hours all other days. Happy Holidays from
all of us at HCLL!
Case Law Retrieval For HCLL Subscribers*
Get Case Law By Citation On HeinOnline
If you are a Law Library subscriber* you can remotely retrieve case law from
HeinOnline thanks to a partnership between HeinOnline and Fastcase.
When you log into HeinOnline, you will see a Fastcase tab. Just click the
tab and enter your citation.
Start case law retrieval.
For more information, including coverage information, please
see the HeinOnline Case Law
*Our contract with Hein restricts HeinOnline access to law firms that are
under a certain size. Please contact HCLL if you have questions.
Advanced Westlaw Training
Go beyond the basics of Westlaw searching and learn to find exactly what you
need in less time. HCLL will be hosting advanced Westlaw training each month in
2014 starting in June, with instruction led by experienced West trainers. West
training sessions at HCLL are free of charge, and CLE credit is available.
Find out more
and register online on our Training Page.
Free Cases and Articles for HCLL Subscribers
remember that you are entitled to 4 electronic documents (or 20 scanned pages)
emailed to you at no charge
If a subscriber needs more documents or pages in any given week,
we will invoice afterward and waive the $5 billing fee.
more about subscribing and its benefits by going to our For Subscribers page.
Is Open Until 6:00 p.m.
The Law Library is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
After 4:00 p.m. you must enter via the 'A' tower security
Free WiFi Access
HCLL provides free wireless access for patrons. Ask at the front desk
is a federated search engine that searches many databases at once --
legal, general interest, news, books and more -- with each database
individually selectable. Retrieve the full text of available articles
with one click. Signing in once with your bar code is all it takes.
to Research Pro.
You need an HCLL bar code to use Research Pro.
Request your bar code.
Webmasters: Want a Research Pro search box for
your site? Get the code.
Search Beyond the Catalog With WebBridge
We have implemented WebBridge on the HCLL catalog. WebBridge expands your
search beyond the catalog. When you view a catalog record, look for the More
It is your connection to searching other databases for more on your topic.
Easily find more articles on a subject. Or, look for additional articles by an
author. You can even send your search to a legal or general search engine.
You will need your HCLL bar code to take full advantage of WebBridge. Already
your barcode. Not yet a subscriber?
Find out more
Start searching the
HCLL Catalog Is Your Full-Text Connection
All the full text journals in our databases now have records in our catalog,
and your subscriber barcode is your key to the full text. Search
the catalog for journal titles you already know. If you are looking
for articles, search
one of the databases (barcode required).
can also use the HCLL
E-Journal Portal to browse all our full text online publications, and link
to all our remote databases (barcode required to access databases remotely).
Get Notified When HCLL Receives New Books You Want
A feature called Preferred Searches alerts you when HCLL adds materials
to its collection in your areas of interest.
Find out more about Preferred Searches and get started here.
View the entire list of new materials.
Doing your own research?
Search across multiple databases to
find full-text articles, abstracts, books, and other resources.