A Quick Library Guide for New Students

Posted By on September 8, 2010

Where is the Reserve Desk?

On the Fourth Floor, across from the Janet Lee Reading Room. Here you can find materials put on reserve for you classes (except items posted online) as well as a selection of DVDs, hornbooks, nutshells and other heavily used library materials.

Where can you ask a reference librarian a question?

At the Reference Desk, across from the Janet Lee Reading Room. You can also stop by any librarian’s office, send an e-mail to a specific librarian or send an e-mail to reference@wulaw.wustl.edu.

Where is wireless network access available?

Everywhere in the Law School, including the Library. Wireless is also available in many locations around campus. See instructions to configure wireless access. To access  databases restricted to use in the Law Library you must install and run the Law School’s VPN software.

Where are the Law School Networked Printers?

There are a total of five printers: two on the Second Floor in the microfiche area, one in the Computer Lab, and one each on the First and Fourth Floors near the stairs.  The Second Floor and lab printers are the only ones that will print double sided.  The lab printer is only available when printing from the lab computers, but you can print to the other printers from the lab, the walk-up terminals, or your laptop.

Where are the photocopiers?

On the Fourth Floor across from the bathrooms. You can buy a copycard with paper bills. You can copy without a copycard with change.  Change is not available in the building, so come prepared. Credit cards and campus cards are not accepted.

Where are the LexisNexis & Westlaw Printers?

LexisNexis & Westlaw printers can be found on the 2nd Floor of the library by the bathrooms. Lexis has an additional printer outside the Library by the lockers on the 2nd floor.

Where are the bathrooms in the Library?

Behind the stairs (except First Floor where they are South of the stairs).

Where can I enter the Library after the doors lock?

At every Library entrance with a ID card reader. Students have access to the Law Library 24/7.  The Circulation and Reserve Desk is only open during regular library hours.

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