The National Indian Law Library (NILL) is a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. It serves both the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and the public. NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and assisting people with their Indian law-related information needs. The library proudly serves all members of the general public including individuals and organizations working on behalf of Native Americans.
The National Indian Law Library strives to meet the needs of its public patrons by offering the following services:
- Free reference and research assistance provided by a professional staff and extended research for a nominal fee.
- Free access to Tribal law documents, research aids, and the NILL catalog on the NILL website.
- Free access to the physical library collection in Boulder, Colorado.
- Free access and subscription to the Indian law bulletin service.
- Copies of documents and some original documents loaned for a nominal fee.
- Sale and distribution of Native American Rights Fund and NILL publications.
David Selden, Law Librarian. David is the library director. Primary responsibilities are management functions, reference and research, research instruction, collection development, current awareness, and interlibrary loan.