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Please Note: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Library is OPEN during regular library hours for Pitt Law faculty and students only.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not open to Pitt users outside of Pitt Law; and we are not open to the public. If you have questions, please contact the reference desk at 412-648-1325 or


Online Research

  • Search PITTCat, the online library catalog, to find all materials - print and digital -  in the law library and the University Library System.
  • The Barco Law Library subscribes to many law-related scholarly and professional databases, available on the Barco A-Z databases list, for law faculty and students to use for research and study. 
    *Please note that many of these databases can only be accessed if you are at a computer in the law school (including through the wireless network). 
  • For University-wide databases covering all academic subjects see the University Library System Databases A-Z .
  • PITT LAW FACULTY: Information about off-campus access for faculty is available from the library

Legal Research Guides


Legal Research: International Law
A comprehensive guide to the sources for finding information about International Law.

Legal Research: United States Federal Law 
A guide to online resources for legal information about the three branches of the Federal government. 

Legal Research: Pennsylvania Law