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Using the Rare Book Room and its Collections

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Studying in the Rare Book Room

Members of the Boston College Law School community are invited to use the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room as a quiet study space during its normal hours. Food and drinks are not permitted.


Reference and Research Assistance


For reference and research assistance associated with the Rare Book Room collection, call the Law Library Information Desk at 617-552-4434.


Using Materials in the Rare Book Room Collections


To arrange an appointment to use rare books or manuscripts in the Rare Book Room, contact Helen Lacouture, Associate Law Librarian, Access & Organization, at 617-552-8609 at least a day in advance of your visit. You will be asked to complete a Registration Form and will be apprised of Rare Book Room policies and rules.




To arrange an appointment for a tour of the Rare Book Room and its exhibits, contact Laurel Davis, Curator of Special Collections, at 617-552-4410 at least a day in advance.


Contact Information


Mailing Address:
Boston College Law Library
885 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459


Telephone: 617-552-4434

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