Student Services

Library Orientation

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.

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.

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 Monday-Thursday from 10am-8pm, Friday 10am-3pm, and twice a day on Saturday and Sunday.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Zoom Research Drop-in Hours and Appointments 

In addition to email, we are available to help you with your research needs via Zoom. We have Zoom Drop-in Hours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Click here (password: chat). Also, you can schedule a Zoom appointment for more in depth research assistance by sending an email to AskLawRef.  


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 .  

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 the circulation desk here.  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, 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.   

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.


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.

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
    • 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
    • Students receive an access code upon completed of the transaction.  Use the access code to register your product at 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, 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:  02.21.2021