Welcome to the UW Law Library

A warm welcome to the incoming class of 2019 and all returning students.  We encourage you to become familiar with the Law Library's resources, services and staff while you are in Law School.

The Law Library will be open over the Labor Day weekend so you can get started on your reading assignments.  Rumor has it that the Law Library is known as the quietest library on campus.  With a comfortable environment for individual study as well as collaboration space and technology, the Law Library reading rooms are extremely popular.

Consider the Law Library website as your gateway for information.  You can reserve a study room, check library hours, chat with a librarian, like us on Facebook, or even find Madison restaurant recommendations.  More importantly, the UW Catalog provides access to books, journals, articles and databases here at the Law Library as well as holdings across the UW System.  Be sure to review our selection of Research Guides, including the timely 1L Survival Guide or the time-saving Legal Apps Guide for Androids and iPads. And for remote, 24/7 access to all these resources simply sign into the UW portal with your net ID and navigate to the library webpage.

Stop at the circulation desk to check out books, course readings, study guides, study rooms, or law classics like "Prosser on Torts".  We also have a fun collection of legal themed DVDs and for American history enthusiasts, browse the Lincoln Collection in the Quarles & Brady Reading Room.

Whenever research assistance is required, the reference staff is knowledgeable, friendly and ready to help by email, chat, telephone or in person. Evening / weekend reference desk coverage resumes right after Labor Day.

Visit the UW Law Library in person or online.  We look forward to meeting you this semester!

Submitted by Cheryl O'Connor on August 24, 2016

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