Welcome to the Law Library and the beginning of the 2023/2024 year at the University of Wisconsin Law School.  

Here are a few handy resources available at the UW Law Library that will support you throughout the semester.

1.  Places to Study: We have plenty of places to study from the Habush, Habush & Rottier Grand Reading Room on the 5th floor with views of Bascom Hill to the lower floors of the library, where you can find quiet places to study.  The library also has eight group study rooms.  You can reserve a study room online for two hour increments at http://library.law.wisc.edu.  Select "study rooms" on the library's home page. Only law students can reserve a study room.

2.  Limited Access Period: Prior to exam periods the law library is limited to law students, faculty and individuals doing legal research.  Limited access begins four weeks prior to the first exam date.  

3. Exam Archives:  The law school maintains an online collection of prior exam questions and answers.  See the exam archives at https://library.law.wisc.edu/exam-archive/

4. Research Assistance: Our reference staff is available to help you find answers to you research questions and to offer suggestions on legal databases strategies.  They are available from 9 am - 9 pm Monday through Thursday, Friday fro 9 am - 6 pm and 1 pm - 5 pm on weekends.  You can contact them in person on the 5th floor of the law library, by phone at (608)262-3394, through the Chat service on the home page, or by email at asklawref@law.wisc.edu

Printing & Scanning Services:  You can send print jobs to the printers in the Copy Center on the 5th floor of the Law Library from your laptop or from the computer terminals on the 5th floor.   Printing costs .07 cents per page.  Instructions for printing are available as handouts in the Copy Center and online at, https://library.law.wisc.edu/scanning-printing-copying/.  There are also  two scanners in the 5th floor Copy Center and one on the 3rd floor where you can scan documents for free.  

Submitted by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian on September 20, 2023

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