Library staff are available to assist in locating and using materials. Under no circumstances will legal advice be provided. If you need advice on how to interpret legal information, telephone numbers and addresses for various community resources are available at the front desk.
Inter-library loans are available to registered borrowers to obtain materials outside this library. Staff will request materials from the lending library and loans will be charged accordingly.
Legislative histories are available through the California Secretary of State’s Office in Sacramento. The library will request copies of committee analyses or the Governor’s chaptered bill files and will charge for legislative materials accordingly.
The library provides access to Westlaw, an online research service that contains all state and federal cases and codes. Library staff can assist patrons in refining their searches to minimize the online search time.