Student Services

Library Orientation

Study Room & Individual Seating Reservations

The Law Library's Study Rooms, Tables, and Carrels can now be reserved in advance or at the moment of access by members of the College of Law community using our online reservation system. Reservations are not required to use any of the spaces or seats, but those with reservations will take priority over those without reservations. You can make your reservation by going to the Student Intranet site, and selecting Law Library Reservations under the Commonly Used Resources list.

Reference & Research Support Just For Students

Need help with a citation? Wondering how to locate a book or journal? Don't know how to start researching a legal question? Not sure how to use a database? Look no further, the Law Librarians and Law Library Fellows are here to help you. Email your questions (large or small) to reference@law-arizona.libanswers.com.  Staff monitors this account Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Zoom Research Appointments 

In addition to email, we are available to help you with your research needs via Zoom. To schedule a Zoom appointment for more in depth research assistance please send an email to reference@law-arizona.libanswers.com .  

Circulation

The Law Library circulates primarily treatises from the general collection. Course Reserves contains copies of every current law course textbook, which may be checked out for two hours for use in the library or in class. Please see our Circulation Policy for further information about borrowing materials from the Law Library.  If you have a question for the Circulation department, please contact the circulation desk at circulation@law-arizona.libanswers.com .  

Course Reserves

Class materials are found in Course Reserves located behind the Circulation desk. Materials may be checked out for two hours for use in the library or in class. Place returned books in the book drop located at the circulation desk. Course Reserves includes textbooks, hornbooks, study aids, legal research and writing guides, and audio-visual materials. 

Note: Copyright laws and fair use exceptions allow us to scan and send to an individual (not post on D2L) a chapter or section of a book, an article, and more. We aim to provide scans of print materials within 1-2 business days.  You can request scans by contacting the circulation desk at circulation@law-arizona.libanswers.com.  Please include course name, course number, book title, edition, author, and pages/chapter needed.  If your request is too extensive, we will scan what we are able, beginning with the first page of your request.

Sample Exams

The Law Library maintains an online collection of past exams. The exams are added to the collection only at the request of individual professors. To access the exams, log into the Student Intranet with your Net ID and password. At the top left, select "Documents" and then "Library."  Open the folder, "Sample Exams."  

Complete information regarding College of Law examinations, exam software, and exam schedules is here.   

Student Success and Study Aids

 The Law School provides access to a variety of study aids. Look on Law School Success and Study Aids guide for information about them and a variety of free resources.

CALI

The College of Law is a member of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI). The CALI website offers more than 270 computer-based tutorials in over 28 different legal subject areas.

First-time users must register using a student authorization code. Please contact either the Circulation desk (circulation@law-arizona.libanswers.com or the Reference desk (reference@law-arizona.libanswers.com) for assistance obtaining the code.

Westlaw, Lexis Advance, & Bloomberg Law

The Law Library provides academic access to Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law for law students for educational purposes only. Students receive activation codes and instructions for these products during 1L Orientation and are encouraged to register their accounts before the first week of classes. Transfer, LLM, and SJD students also receive codes early in the fall semester. For more information, please contact Barbie Montoya.

Computers & Printing

The Law Library has 15 computers exclusively for law student use in the computer lab, located on the lower level of the library. Installed software includes MS Office and OpenOffice. A flatbed scanner and Adobe Acrobat Pro are available on one lab computer. There are 9 additional computers available to students and the public in other areas of the library. Contact IT Support for additional support offered by the College of Law.

Printing, copying, and scanning are also available in the library. Please see here for more information.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

The Law Library will attempt to borrow materials not available at the University of Arizona Libraries from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). To request an article or book through Interlibrary loan, please click here.

CaseBook Discounts

The librarians have negotiated discounts with most of the major publishers of casebooks.

Students should order directly from the publishers to receive discounts for print casebooks and eBooks.

  • West Academic (including Foundation Press)
    • West Academic offers a 15% student discount code. UA Law students should use ARIZONALAW at checkout. Visit https://www.westacademic.com/students
    • Ebooks are automatically discounted 25% off the print price at the Webstore.
    • Special Note: If you purchased a copy of a book from West Academic and have not yet received it, call them to get temporary access to the book you need online.  Simply call 1-877-888-1330 to obtain access.  
       
  • Wolters Kluwer
    • Students may purchase digital-only access to Wolters Kluwer Connected Casebook at 40% off the print list price from WKLegaledu.com
    • Students receive an access code upon completed of the transaction.  Use the access code to register your product at CasebookConnect.com and start using the full eBook, practice questions, and learning tools immediately. 
    • Works on any device.
       
  • LexisNexis (including Carolina Academic Press (CAP))
    • LexisNexis Bookstore: No special discount available right now.  To order an eCaseBook, follow these instructions:
      • Access: One user/one copy to individual CAP Casebooks and Study Aids
      • Purchaser: Law students purchase individual titles directly from the LexisNexis bookstore, available at https://store.lexisnexis.com/categories/law-school, and receive a link to the eBook via email after purchase.  
    • Authorized users:
      • LexisNexis eBooks are individually licensed for use to one individual and cannot be shared.  
      • Additionally, the license to download an eBook from the LexisNexis Download Center is equal to the quantity purchased.
    • Carolina Academic Press (CAP) print version.

 

Last updated:  06.18.2021