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Community Legal Information Center (CLIC)

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The Community Legal Information Center is open for in-person legal research and reference visits. Mask use is encouraged.

Walk-in Services available during library operating hours:

  • Use of legal research databases (including Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, Fastcase & HeinOnline).
  • Access hard copies of Vermont legal materials (Vermont statutes, cases, administrative codes, and some forms).
  • Access and read 150+ legal self-help books on many topics.
  • Legal reference help is available Mon.-Fri., 10:30am to 4:30pm. Patrons may help themselves Mon.-Sun., 8:00am to 8:00pm.
  • Free access to printers, scanner, photocopier, and fax machine. Use of equipment and supplies is limited to legal research use and is not for personal or other use.

Remote or Distance Services:

  • Phone - Leave a detailed message on the "Ask a Law Librarian" phone line: 802-831-1313. Please note this line is not answered live, so you must leave a voicemail and call-back number to receive a reply.
  • Email - Send an email to clic@vermontlaw.edu with your legal research or reference question.
  • Legal self-help books - Borrow books through interlibrary loan (ILL). Contact your local Vermont public library to make an ILL request. See CLIC's list of self-help legal books.
  • Try a temporary free trial with Fastcase to access legal research databases.

About CLIC:

The Community Legal Information Center provides legal reference services to Vermont's general public. Founded in 2015, CLIC is funded by a grant from the Vermont Department of Libraries and is operated by librarians and staff of Vermont Law & Graduate School.

CLIC Contact Information: (802) 831-1313 or clic@vermontlaw.edu
  164 Chelsea St., South Royalton, VT 05068
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Note: Legal and library ethics standards prohibit library staff from providing legal advice. Librarians are available to suggest resources and provide help on how to use resources; they can also provide information about where to obtain legal assistance.