Closure for COVID-19 Policy As of 8:00PM on Friday, March 13, 2020, in accordance with the University of Maryland Baltimore’s move to Step 2 of the campus COVID-19 policy, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will be closed to all users until further notice. There will be no access to print materials, including to GPO publications distributed by the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Electronic resources remain available for authorized users. Very limited reference service for members of the public will available; research questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Access Policy (currently suspended for COVID-19) Authorized Users Affiliated users of the Marshall Law Library include students, faculty and staff of University System of Maryland campuses; attorneys; School of Law alumni; and UMMC and VA staff. Students with valid IDs may bring guests into the library, but those guests must be accompanied by the student at all times. Visitors are welcome to use the resources of the Law Library only for the purpose of conducting legal research or using government databases or print materials. Required Identification Affiliated users must present current photo identification associated with the campus or organization listed above. Attorneys should present proof of current bar membership along with government-issued photo identification. Alumni will be asked to show a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification to the security officer at the main entrance. The officer will check the name against a list of alumni. Visitors must present a government-issued photo identification. If the request for entrance is granted, the security officer will scan the photo identification, take a photograph of the visitor, and issue a visitor's badge which must be worn and visible at all times. Hours of Access Before 9:00 a.m. and after 8:00 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends, access to the Marshall Law Library is granted only to authorized affiliated users. Visitors may not remain in the library after 8 p.m. on weekdays, and will be asked to leave at that time. Conditions of Access Visitor access is granted solely for the purpose of using library resources. Use of other portions of the law school building (courtyard, vending area, dining area, computers in other parts of the school, etc.) is strictly prohibited. Visitors who are not using library computers or library study areas for legal research purposes will be asked to leave.