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Student Survival Kit

Collection Services & Digital Initiatives (CSDI)

Collection Services & Digital Initiatives (CSDI) maintains and provides access to the Law Library’s print and digital collections and staffs the Information Desk. CSDI is responsible for the circulation of books and course reserves, interlibrary loan, managing electronic resources, and maintaining the Law Library’s website. We also check out fun items like a cornhole set, frisbees, and lawn chairs! 

To see the names and contact information for the members of the CSDI staff, please visit this page.

Services Provided at the Information Desk

Below are examples of the type of assistance CSDI provides:

  • Course Reserves
  • 4-hour loans of chargers, headphones, book stands, seat cushions
  • Check out books
  • Assistance finding resources 
  • Printing assistance
  • Management of the study room reservation system
  • Interlibrary loan 

Service Hours & Contact Info

First week of classes (reduced hours):

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 9/5 and Monday 9/6: CLOSED

As of Tuesday, September 7th, our fall hours will be:

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

General Help

Please stop by the Information Desk, located at the entrance of the Library. You can also reach the Information Desk by telephone at 617-552-4434 or by emailing

Interlibrary Loan Requests

Please email