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Law Faculty Services Guide


  • 1L Legal Research
  • Advance Legal Research Courses
  • Guest Lectures - Law Library faculty members are available to provide guest lectures on a variety of topics.

Course Guides

  • Upon request, Law Librarians can create a customized research guide for your course.
    • Created by a legal information expert in collaboration with you.
    • Assists your students in maximizing the learning potential offered by your course.
    • Can be modified at any time to adapt to the changing needs of your course and students.

Liaison Programs

  • Customized Informal Liaison Program
    • Law faculty who need research assistance with projects are welcome to contact any of the Law Librarians.
    • If a law librarian does not feel qualified in a particular area of law, they will refer the law faculty member to a librarian who is familiar with that area.
    • The Law Library does not formally pair librarians with faculty members.
  • Research Assistant Liaison Program
    • Summer faculty research assistants are paired with a law librarian who serves as a point of contact for research questions.
    • Research assistants are provided with an overview of relevant library databases and print materials.
    • Research assistants are required to register for the program in advance; applications are sent out electronically during the Spring semester.

Reference Service

  • Each of the Librarians of the H. Laddie Montague, Jr., Law Library has a unique legal background. While you should feel free to speak with any of the Librarians about your issue, you may be referred to another Librarian who may have more expertise in your particular field.


  • Textbooks
    • The library does not purchase textbooks to place on reserve.
  • Notice to Students
    • Typically, students are notified in early summer that textbooks are required for their courses and will be available for purchase at that time.
    • Textbooks may be available to rent for the semester at a reduced price.