Document Delivery

Books & Copies

The Law Library is pleased to provide document delivery services to law faculty. To request document delivery, please call Sarah Stupak, Reserves and Document Delivery Supervisor, at 617-353-3153 or lawlibraries@bu-law.libanswers.com.

Article/chapter requests are filled electronically by sending you PDFs or links to reliable sources.  Your administrative assistant can assist with printing PDFs received from the library.

Books and articles from other campus libraries are usually delivered within two business days. Please note requests made on weekend days may not be filled until the following business day.

Rush Requests

Please call the Reserves and Document Delivery Supervisor (617-353-3153) for rush requests.

Course Materials

FedEx Office can make multiple copies of course materials that cannot be posted to your Blackboard Learn site.  The library can provide faculty with one clean scan of articles, cases, etc., to send to FedEx Office.  Your program coordinator or Bridget Carney (617-353-0406) can provide information on requesting copies via FedEx Office.

Faculty members are responsible for obtaining any necessary copyright permission(s).  Emily Robichaud or your program coordinator can assist you with this process.

Your administrative assistant or a research assistant can scan non-library materials or extensive scans of library materials.  Scanners are located on the Mezzanine, behind the Fineman circulation desk and on the third floor near the MyPrint help desk.

Films for Classroom Use

The law library owns a small number of films for classroom use. These films may be found in the library catalog. The B.U. Krasker Film/Videocollection consists of over 18,500 film and video titles for classroom use in current classes. Boston University also subscribes to streaming video from Kanopy and Alexander Street. Law audiovisual support for showing films may be obtained by contacting lawav@bu.edu.