PACER Information and Research Guides
News and Updates
Press Release annoncing New PACER Training Program
Article by Third Branch on the Program
Guides and Resources
PACER Access and Education Program (FDLP)
How to Create a PACER Account
How to Monitor PACER Usage
How to Search for Local Central District Cases
Additional Information on PACER Available inside the library:
Find Info Like a Pro, vol. 2, pages 146-161 provides detailed information about navigating PACER. This book can be found at the main law library in San Bernardino on Aisle 23. Column Number KF. 320 .A9 L485.
Ask a staff member if you need assistance.
The Following law libraries have also published guides on using PACER:
The San Diego County Publc Law Library:
New York Appellate Divison, Fourth Department Law Lirbary:
PACER Research Guide
FAQ: PACER Training Program
How do I sign up for the training program?
The law library staff has been or is in the process of being trained on PACER. The law library staff can assist you in creating your own PACER account. The library has created and is in the process of creating more guides to assist you in navigating PACER. The library will also be offering PACER training seminars for the public.
Does the law library have a PACER account that I can use to look up my case?
The law library does have a PACER account, however our goal is to help you create and monitor your own PACER account.
But what if I cannot afford to have a PACER account?
PACER charges $0.08 for each page it retrieves when you perform a search. However, if you monitor your account closely and do not exceed $10 worth of charges in a quarter you will not be charged any fees from PACER. For more information please review our research guide, How to Monitor PACER Usage.
PACER Free Training Database.
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