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Widener Law Commonwealth Library

A-Z Database List

Browse our list of databases to find ones relevant to your research topic.

Library Catalog

Search our physical holdings for books, journals, DVDs, CDs, and Microfilm. 

EBooks & EJournals

Looking for a book or journal? Use our full-text finder to browse by title, subject or discipline. 


Start your library research by exploring our database of articles, books, and more.

Research Guides

Our research guides offer subject-specific information that highlights databases, books/ebooks, web resources, and reference titles.

Study Aids

Study aids, practice exams, audios and videos, provided by Aspen Learning Library, LexisNexis Digital Library, and West Academic.


Need a resource our library does not have? Borrow it using Interlibrary Loan (Illiad) or by on-site borrowing through various partnering libraries.

Wolfgram Library

Students may also visit and access resources from Wolfgram Memorial Library, Widener University's main campus library.

Need Assistance?

*The following services are intended for students, faculty / adjuncts, and staff.

Search our FAQs, Ask a Question, or Chat with Librarians


Meetings/Appointments/Reference Assistance are available for a maximum of 60 minutes per appointment. Click the info icon next to the name of a librarian to schedule an appointment. We suggest making an appointment in advance to guarantee that someone is either on site to help you or available to meet via Zoom or Teams.  

Library Hours

As a reminder, the Library generally does not provide research services to alumni, and members of the bench and bar.  Additionally, the Library does not provide research services to the public.


Monday 7:30am - 12am
Tuesday 7:30am - 12am
Wednesday 7:30am - 12am
Thursday 7:30am - 12am
Friday 7:30am - 11pm
Saturday 7:30am - 11pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm

Study Rooms

*Study / Conference Rooms are restricted to students, faculty / adjuncts, staff, and alumni studying for the bar. You must use your email to reserve a room.

To accommodate as many students per day as possible, please note the following guidelines:

To reserve a room, please use the link provided below, or through the Canvas Library Resource tab, or the QR code on the door of the room. 

Make a Reservation

There are eight rooms available for reservations. At this time, Rooms 7 and 8 are the ASF rooms and are not available for reservations. The library classroom is also not available for reservations in this system. 

Study Rooms may be booked from 30 minutes up to 3 hours at a time. You are allowed up to 6 hours per day.

You will receive verification emails. Please check in and check out of the room from your verification email. You may be asked for your room approval email, so please retain it.

If a room is not officially reserved, you will be allowed to use it on a first-come, first-served basis. Any person or group using an unreserved room must vacate the room when approached by a group with a reservation.

Policies concerning appropriate behavior, food and beverage policies, and general use of library spaces align with the patron code of conduct policy. Everyone will be expected to adhere to reasonable noise levels. 

The Library staff reserves the right to deny excessive bookings in order to make the rooms available to other students when necessary.

The Library staff reserves the right to change or modify these policies at any time without prior notice. 

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