Student Services

Law Library

STUDENTS: Please check UA Law's Student Intranet page for information on registering for complimentary access to casebooks and how to obtain remote research/references help from the Law Library!

Circulation

The Law Library circulates primarily treatises and limited materials 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 make an Ask Circulation request with this form.

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. Course Reserves includes textbooks, Hornbooks, study aids, legal research and writing guides, and audio-visual materials.

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are available for graduate law student group use at the Law Library. These rooms are located on the lower level, and are limited to graduate law student use.  Check out a key card at the front desk.  The loan period is 4 hours.

Renewals are based on room supply and demand. Group study rooms are not available for individual test-taking.  However, all of the classrooms in the law school are available for test-takers during finals.  

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). Click here to request an article or book through interlibrary loan.

AskLawRef 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 us your questions (large or small) at AskLawRef@email.arizona.edu. During the summer we’re staffed Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm. On the weekends we check this email support early morning and again late afternoon. We look forwarding 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.

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:  10/8/2018