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The National Center for State Court's Library

  • Is a user-centered special library that
    • Welcomes ICM fellow students annually
    • Welcomes international visitors
    • Provides reference assistance to NCSC staff, the court community, and academics interested in judicial administration
  • With rich collections, it
    • Is home to a specialized judicial administration collection, particularly from the state court perspective
    • Provides online access to NCSC published materials (ie., reports, videos, guides, etc.) in the eCollection
    • Supports the work of the NCSC with a collection that is strong in social science disciplines, especially law, political science, and sociology.  Other specialized areas of focus are elder justice, restorative justice, and juvenile justice
    • also offers a physical collection that contains timely resources beyond NCSC produced publications
  • Collaborations and partnerships include
    • Houses all State Justice Institute-funded projects
    • Sponsors quarterly brown bag events where a guest speaker is invited to present on a topical issue, often open to guests
    • And is a neighbor to William & Mary Law School

Our mission:

The NCSC Library supports the operations of the National Center by providing access to information and services that meet the information needs of its library users, both internal and external.

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The eCollection provides access to NCSC research reports, KIS Trends products, court- and justice-related association resources, and other Center publications.


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