Hughes Rare Book Room

The Hughes Rare Book Room is a clean, quiet place for study. Food, beverage, and tobacco consumption is strictly prohibited. All technology use, including cell phones, is also prohibited. Students caught violating this policy may be asked to leave the Law Library.

If you are interested in accessing one of the volumes while in the Hughes Rare Book Room, please check with Law Library staff at the circulation desk.

University offices or groups interested in conducting a photoshoot, video recording, or video interview in the Hughes Rare Book Room must be coordinated and approved in advance. Please contact Lewis Zimmerman, Head of Access Services, at lzimmerman@law.du.edu for more information and room reservation requests.

Food Policy

Food may not be consumed in the Westminster Law Library. No food or beverage is permitted in the Hughes Rare Book Room.

Ban on Cell Phone, Food, Beverage, and Tobacco

The Hughes Rare Book Room is a clean, quiet place for study. All technology use, including cell phones, and food, beverage, and tobacco consumption is strictly prohibited. Students caught violating this policy may be asked to leave the library.

Tobacco, smokeless tobacco products (chew/dip), and electronic cigarettes are strictly prohibited in the library, the library study rooms, and the Hughes Rare Book Room.

If you must place or receive a call, please exit the Law Library. Cell phone use in the stairwell, study rooms, or copy rooms is strictly prohibited. If Law Library staff observes this behavior, you will be asked to leave.

Cell phones MAY NOT be plugged into or attached to any Law Library computing or printing hardware, or into the campus network.