James Madison Building
Reading Room Policies and Procedures | Reading Room Services | Items to Bring to the Reading Room
  1. Reader Identification Card
  2. Library of Congress Online Catalog printouts with call numbers
  3. Citation Information (i.e., book, report, document or article titles, author name(s), key dates, bill numbers, Public Law numbers, document numbers, case names, case reporter citations, treaty numbers, etc.)
  4. Supreme Court Records & Briefs access is based on corresponding United States Reports citations (e.g., Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113), or for recent cases from the last two years, the docket number of a case (e.g., United States v. Georgia, No. 04-1203)
  5. One, five, ten or twenty dollar bills for purchasing a copy card
  6. Interlibrary loan slip with an accurate account number if your institution’s library has an account with the Library of Congress
  7. Flash drives or disks for copying materials from our microform collection, legal databases or public access computer terminals.

Last Updated: 04/03/2018