How do I know which of the library staff to ask when I come into the library?
What can I do if my books are overdue?
Who can use the library?
When are you open?
Can I access the library after hours or on the weekend?
Am I able to access the internet, including internet subscriptions, at the library?
In the Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library, it is the person at the large blackwood reference desk in the middle of the library. They are responsible for assisting clients and answering the phone. Of course, other staff will assist you if that person is busy.
The libraries are available to private legal practitioners who are members of the Law Society of Tasmania, staff of the Department of Justice, judges, and magistrates.
Members of the public are able to use the collections when staff are present, but are not eligible to borrow materials.
We have someone on duty at the Andrew Inglis Clark Law Libraryfrom 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday to provide research assistance at the central reference desk in the Hobart library collection. Other collections have staff on duty part time.
After-hours access is for private legal practitioners who are members of the Law Society of Tasmania, staff of the Department of Justice, judges, and magistrates.
Legal practitioners, court staff and Department of Justice staff are able to access electronic information in the library.
Library staff will access electronic information on behalf of members of the public. If a members of the public wishes to conduct their own electronic searches the State Library of Tasmania provides such facilities.