NV Supreme Court Offers Lexis Digital Library Online Access

The Nevada Supreme Court Law Library now offers access to the Lexis Digital Library (LDL) at no cost to you!

The Nevada Supreme Court Law Library now offers access to the Lexis Digital Library (LDL) at no cost to you! LDL is a collection of legal treatises and primary sources such as:  

  • Michie’s Nevada Revised Statute’s Annotated
  • Nevada Civil Practice Manual
  • Larson’s Workers Compensation
  • Corbin on Contracts
  • Family Law & Practice
  • Water and Water Rights
  • And dozens more

You can check out up to 5 volumes at a time and keep them for 7 days. You can also add items to a holds list so that you can access them once the current user’s loan period has expired. If you need the book after your loan period has ended, you can also put a hold on it to be notified when it becomes available again!

Borrowed e-books may also be read offline with the LDL app (available for iOS and Android). You can also create color-coded highlighting and notes that are visible only to you. You also have the ability to copy or download annotations with citation information for quicker document assembly.

To sign up, or if you have any questions, send an email to reference@nvcourts.nv.gov.  See our Guide (https://nvsctlawlib.libguides.com/LDL) for more information and tips on how to use the LDL features, such as highlighting and annotations.

New Services at the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library

Chat Reference

The Law Library now offers another way to get in touch with us:  chat. On every page of the Law Library’s website (https://nvcourts.gov/LawLibrary/) and on all of our Research Guides (https://nvsctlawlib.libguides.com/?b=g&d=a) , you will have an opportunity to speak with a librarian in real time during regular hours (8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays) to assist you with your legal research needs.


The Law Library is also happy to announce a more public face to our research guides (https://nvsctlawlib.libguides.com/?b=g&d=a). The librarians have created these guides to assist visitors across the state with researching Nevada law as well as highlighting special parts of our collection.  For those who have never had a chance to visit the Nevada Supreme Court Library in person, we invite you to check out the “About the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library” guide! (https://nvsctlawlib.libguides.com/aboutthelibrary).

Curbside Pick-up

Effective August 3, 2020, the Law Library will offer curbside pickup for specific items requested in advance by filling out this form.  Only books that are eligible for check-out will be provided. To find a book in the Library, search our catalog available at https://catalog.nvcourts.gov/.

A library card is required to check out books. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for one at https://catalog.nvcourts.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-memberentry.pl.

Pickup times will be from 9am to 11am on Tuesdays and 1pm to 3pm on Thursdays. Items must be requested by 8:30 am on Tuesday or Thursday for pick up that day. Items will be held for one week.

If for any reason we are unable to complete your request, or if we need additional information, we will contact you by phone or email as soon as possible. Please do not come to the Library before hearing from us that your request is ready.

You will pick up your items from Stewart Street entrance to the Supreme Court. There is a short-term parking area immediately in front of the building you may use. When you arrive at the Court, please call us at 775-684-1640. Please do not attempt to enter the Law Library. We will bring your item(s) out to you.

If you have items to return to the Law Library, please place them in the book drop located outside the Law Library’s Stewart Street entrance. 

Source: Nevada Supreme Court Law Library

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