Find Books and Other Library Materials

The Law Library has access to a wide selection of legal books, periodicals and electronic media. Below is a list of resources used to access these materials.

Galileo (Library Catalog)

You can access Galileo, the university’s online library catalog, at  Galileo contains the records for all material held in the Law Library and the Christopher Center.  Galileo indicates where an item is located, whether it is checked out, and, if it is checked out, when it is due back.

For help in using Galileo, click on the “Other Information ” tab on the Galileo menu.

Interlibrary Loan

Books or journal articles that are not available either online in the print collections of the Law Library or Christopher Center may be requested from other libraries through our online Interlibrary Loan program- ILLiad. To access this program, visit

For more information, view this page or contact the Interlibrary Loan Manager at (219) 465-5363 or e-mail The Interlibrary Loan Office is located on the 2nd floor of the Christopher Center in Room 262 and is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Journal Locator

Journal Locator, available at, allows you to determine where a particular legal or non-legal periodical is available in electronic format. You may search for a periodical by name or may browse alphabetical and topical listings.


WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services.  It allows you to see what libraries own a particular item.  To access WorldCat, go to

General Reserve Collection

The general reserve collection includes items placed on course reserve and the DVD collection in addition to other titles of high importance.  Reserve items may be requested at the Circulation Desk.