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The Law Library staff have been working hard to welcome you safely while meeting your various needs. We’re excited to see you in person and hope you’ll explore our spaces and resources. Please keep in mind that the University of Iowa encourages all visitors to wear masks while in the library, in accordance with current health recommendations. The Law Library is a great shared resource so let’s look at some features: Why is Law School Three Years?Borrowing during a PandemicTechnology Tools - Chargers and...

This summer, the Law Library is hosting a training series for law students and recent graduates geared towards improving your research skills and help you shine in your summer positions and future careers. All sessions will take place over Zoom.  Please reserve a spot through the calendar on our new Law Library Research Instruction ICON site. Before you can reserve a spot, you’ll need to request access to the site. Simply fill out this Qualtrics Survey, providing your email address, and we’ll get you enrolled!    Dates and topics (Tuesday and ...

Summer 2021 Access for Continuing Students and Spring 2021 Graduate Access

The Law Library has a number of study aids available to help students prepare for exams.  West Academic Study Aids online includes outlines, summaries, hornbooks, Legalines, and ExamPro preparation materials. The LexisNexis Digital Library of Online Study Aids includes the Mastering series, the Questions & Answers series, and the Understanding series. The...

A third installment in our Welcome (Back) to the Law Library. In this article we highlight scanning, printing, and study aids, as well as reference service. Tech needs – scanning and printing Given the guidance on limiting shared surfaces, we have removed most of the public computers or keyboards and mice from the machines in the Library. The notable exceptions are limited devices on the 2nd Floor. The Library has two black and white printers and one scanner on the Main level/2nd Floor. Information Technology Services (ITS) is rolling out a tool to remotely release print jobs, but we still have a computer for...

A second installment in our Welcome (Back) to the Law Library. In this article we highlight signage, traffic flows and seating. Signage and traffic flows The Library staff has been busy placing signs to assist students in navigating the Library and its new traffic flow patterns. We understand that the one-way traffic flows will take some getting used to and will be inconvenient. If an area is not...

The Law Library is pleased to be open to current members of the Iowa College of Law Community.  You’ll be seeing new configurations in our physical space and our work procedures...such as checking books out through the protective shields at the front Circulation Desk. As a (re)introduction to the Law Library, be sure to check out our tours of the physical space (7 min. here) and the virtual space (6 min. ...

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020, for the Labor Day holiday, with reference assistance suspended for the day as well.

Check out the summer and graduate access offered to law students by Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Westlaw.

While the Law Library is physically closed, the Law Library continues to offer access to a wide variety of electronic resources and to the same great reference help you would receive in person. Reference Service For reference assistance, please email refdesk@iowa.uiowa.edu. You may also call 319-335-9005 and leave a message with your contact information. A reference librarian will then return your phone call. Book Returns...

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