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How to get help when you are away from Brooklyn Law School

Need Help?

Even if you are not in the library or even if library staff is not in the library, you can still get help.  Email, call, text or chat with us - our contact information is below.


Access the Library's Google calendar to see the day's hours of operations.

Online Study Aids

Lexis' Digital Library Platform

A few study aid series are available for free through the end of the semester through Lexis' Digital Library Platform.  They are a part of the Understanding Series. See link below. Lexis recommends Chrome over other browsers when using the platform.  Sign on to the platform with your BLS username and password.

Understanding Series



Online Access to Library Databases and Resources

BLS Library Database List: For off campus access implement the proxy instructions

SARA BLS Library Catalog:  For access to BLS e-books and other electronic resources

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR is offering additional scholarly content for free to subscribing libraries.  In order to access JSTOR from off campus, you need to first implement the proxy instructions.

BLS Library Contact Information

Reference Desk:

Phone: (718) 780-7567

Text: (718) 734-2432


Chat with us using the chat box below:


Access to Electronic Resources

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources (other than Westlaw, Lexis, or Bloomberg Law):

To access many of the Library's online resources, you need to first install the proxy server in one of your web browsers.  Instructions on how to do this can be found at: Once the proxy server is installed, use that browser to access Library databases.

For username and password problems with Westlaw, Lexis, or Bloomberg, contact:

Westlaw: 1-800-850-9378 

Lexis: 1-800-455-3947

Bloomberg: 1-888-560-2529