Our Collection

As a medium-sized county law library, our collection is focused more on current practice materials and not historical research materials. We house approximately 16,000 volumes including both primary and secondary law materials. The following materials are part of our collection:

California Codes
California Regulations
California Statutes
Official California Reports
Official California Appellate Reports
California Jurisprudence (Cal Jur)
CEB practice guides
The Rutter Group practice guides
United States Code
U.S. Supreme Court Cases
Restatements of the Law

Our collection is cataloged as part of the Santa Cruz City County Public Library. You can search for materials in our collection at www.santacruzpl.org We are happy to answer questions regarding our collection by phone.

Our print collection is supplemented by online fee-based services. We subscribe to Westlaw and CEB OnLaw, which are available for public use on our computer terminals. There is no fee to use these databases in the library. Please see our fee schedule for any applicable printing charges.

We also subscribe to PACER, which provides access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate cases. Pacer charges 10 cents per page to view. If you would like to print there is an additional $ .20 charge per page.

The following is a list of materials that are part of our subscription to Lexis, Westlaw and OnLaw. Staff is happy to answer any questions you may have.


Santa Cruz County Law Library Collection

Westlaw Databases Contents

U.S. Supreme Court Cases, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court Cases, and State Court Cases for all 50 states. Access to some Administrative Cases. 

Codes, Regulations, and Constitutions
U.S. C...more


Currently, there are 133 publications available through CEB OnLAW with new content being added on a regular basis. By accessing the database you will have access to the following list of publications. Access is available on all of the law library's public computer terminals.


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