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Building Access and Usage Policies

Allegheny County Law Library Usage Policies including the library’s strategic framework, appropriate behavior, accessibility and usage policies.


  • Card holders may borrow materials at both Allegheny County Law Library and the Duquesne University Center for Legal Information.
  • Checked out materials may be returned to either library location.
  • 10 books may be checked out at a time.
  • Materials generally circulate for 14 days.


  • ACLL materials are fined at $1 per day late.
  • DCLI materials are fined at $.50 per day.
  • A patron who loses checked-out material(s) must pay the market value of the material(s), plus a processing fee of $50 per book.