The Law Library circulates limited materials, primarily treatises, from the general collection for 30 days. Course Reserves contains copies of every 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.
Class materials are found in Course Reserves located behind the Circulation Desk. Materials may checked out for two hours for use in the library or in class. Course Reserves includes textbooks, the Hornbook and Nutshell study aids, important Arizona materials, legal research and writing guides, audio visual materials, and many other commonly referenced items. Check the Course Reserves list to see which materials are available for a particular course.
Group Study Rooms
Group study rooms are available for law student group use at the Law Library. These rooms are located on the lower level of the library and are limited to law student use.
The Law Library maintains a collection of past exams, both online and as part of Course Reserves. The exams are added to the collection only at the request of individual professors. You must use your UA NetID credentials to access the online Sample Exams.
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). Click here to request an article or book through interlibrary loan.
Reference & Research Support
The Law Library's reference librarians are here to help law students with legal research and teach three levels of legal research courses: the introductory research course is a required part of the Legal Research and Writing (LRW) program; the intermediate research course is taught the first week after graduation each year; and the advanced research course is a semester long class. Contact a reference l for research assistance or for more information about the courses.
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 and Lexis
The Law Library provides academic access to Westlaw and Lexis for law students for educational purposes only. Students must attend scheduled training sessions before obtaining passwords for Westlaw and Lexis. Contact a reference librarian for more information.
Computers & Printing
The Law Library has 15 computers (with DVD±RW) exclusively for law student use located in the downstairs computer lab. Installed software includes MS Office and OpenOffice. A flatbed scanner and Adobe Acrobat Pro are available on one lab computer. There are 10 additional computers available to students and the public in other areas of the library. See here for additional IT support offered by the College of Law.
Printing, copying, and scanning are available in the library. Please see here for more information.