Student Services

Library Orientation

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.

Library Map and Guide to the Library Services

The Student Guide to the Law Library features a map which provides information about the location of study rooms, classrooms, collections, restrooms, etc. and information about services available to students.

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 AskCirculation.  

Course Reserves

Class materials are found in Course Reserves located on a library book cart across from the Circulation desk. Materials may be checked out for two hours for use in the library or in class.  Use the clipboard to enter information about the book you are checking out (name, title of book, bar code on book, time checked out, and later, time checked back in.  Place returned books in the silver decontamination box sitting to the left of the library book cart.  Directions will be posted about how to use this box.  Course Reserves includes textbooks, hornbooks, study aids, legal research and writing guides, and audio-visual materials. 

Note: During Stage 1, 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 AskCirculation.  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.

Study Room & Individual Seating Reservations

Currently, under Stage 1, the Law Library is closed.  When the Law Library opens under Stage 2, study rooms and individual seating will be available by reservation to currently enrolled Rogers College of Law students only (1L-3L, MLS, LLM, SJD, and Global AJD).  Reservations will be made through the Law Library's LibCal Reservation System.  

Details on reserving rooms and seating will be available when we reach Stage 2.

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, activate your UA Box account at the College of Law Intranet.  Complete information regarding College of Law examinations, exam software, and exam schedules is here.   

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.

AskLawRef - 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 AskLawRef.  Staff monitors this account Sundays from 2pm-8pm, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm, and twice a day (morning, afternoon) on Saturday.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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.

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. Contact a reference librarian for more information.

Student Sucess 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.

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.

 

Last updated:  09.07.2020