We're Here for You.
FIU Law Library is here for you. Our law librarians and staff are here to support the scholarly pursuits of FIU Law's students, faculty and staff. From orientation to studying for the bar, and beyond, FIU Law Library provides resources and services tailored to our patron's needs. Your FIU Law Library is always open. Visit us here for self-guided help or get one-on-one support assistance from a law librarian. Go ahead, Ask a FIU Law Librarian. We're here for you.
FIU Law Library supports the information needs of FIU Law faculty, students and staff.
FIU Law Library is committed to providing resources necessary to support our student's legal education needs, while also providing robust research library for faculty and scholars. We collect materials in keeping with the international focus of the College's educational mission; this includes robust reciprocal sharing activities with world-wide libraries and legal institutions.
Our Collection Development Policy details how materials are acquired.
FIU Law Library follows the strategic initiatives of FIU Law and FIU, with special consideration for supporting affordable education and focus on open access to scholarship. Utilizing this goal-based model, FIU Law Library ensures annual achievement of its goals.
FIU Law Library reports achievements and statistics to major consortia and legal education organizations.
- 2021-2022 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
- 2020-2021 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
- 2019-2020 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
- 2018-2019 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
- 2017-2018 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
- 2016-2017 FIU Law Library Annual Statistical Report
Affordability Counts Reports:
Summer 2023, May 13th - August 13th
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Spring Break, February 27th - March 4th
Summer Interims, May 12th - 22nd & August 4th - 13th
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Holidays and University Closures
FIU Law Library is closed for all FIU-observed Holidays and University Closures.
FIU Law Library is open to everyone in need of our resources.
FIU Law Library's policies are FIU Libraries policies except as modified or enhanced below.
Patrons are expected to abide all policies and follow instructions of FIU Law Library staff.
FIU Libraries Policies
FIU Law Library patrons follow the policies of FIU Libraries. Exceptions and clarifications are listed below.
Building Use, Circulation & Borrowing, Donations, Patron Privacy, and all other policies, can be viewed from the FIU Libraries website.
Special Collections Policy
FIU Law Library Special Collections support the research of scholars and legal practioners worldwide. These archival protocols are followed when handling our Special Collections. Ask a Law Librarian for an appointment.
Food and Drink
Generally, food and beverages in closed containers are permissible so long as they do not disturb others or are messy. Specific policies for the first floor and study rooms limit items. Review the policy for details.
Lexis Digital Libraries ebooks are bound by special Lending, Copyright, Privacy, and Terms and Conditions from LexisNexis or OverDrive. All Policies are linked and viewable under Policies from the Lexis Digital Libraries home page.
Group Study Rooms
Group Study Rooms are exclusive to FIU Law students and alumni studying for the Bar exam. Users must agree to policy terms prior to reserving a study room and must observe food and beverage limits.
FIU Law Library Interlibrary Loan services are exclusive to FIU Law faculty, students and staff. All requests are processed through our ILL system. Patrons must fill out an ILL Request Form to receive service.
Federal Depository Library Program
FIU Law Library is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program. As a Selective Depository, FIU Law Library works together with FIU Libraries Government Resources & Information Department to ensure public access to U.S. government documents and laws.
FIU Law Librarians are FIU faculty, governed as law librarian faculty. Information on FIU Law Librarian faculty governance is provided via our FIU Law Library Evaluation and Promotion Manual.
Information on FIU Libraries and/or FIU Medical Library librarian faculty governance is provided by those libraries.
FIU Law Library Evaluation and Promotion Manual
Maps and Directions
- 11200 SW 8th Street RDB 1080 Miami, FL 33199
- Staff Directory
Interactive Floor Plans
Ask a Law Librarian
Interlibrary Loan Request
Study Room Reservation
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Interested in donating materials to FIU Law Library? Please read the FAQ and instructions below, noting which library you wish to make a donation:
PLEASE NOTE: FIU Libraries are unable to prepare lists of materials donated, but will verify lists prepared by the
donor. FIU Libraries legally cannot furnish an estimated value of donated materials. An acknowledgement will be
sent to the donor unless otherwise noted.
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