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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.

Strategic Planning

Mission

FIU Law Library supports the information needs of FIU Law faculty, students and staff.

Collection Development

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.

Plans

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. Additionally, FIU Law Library collaborates with campus partners and Preeminent Programs to develop legal information repositories.

Current and Recent Goals:

Reports

FIU Law Library reports achievements and statistics to major consortia and legal education organizations.

Current and Past Reports:

Hours

FIU Law Library is open on the first floor only.

Ask a Law Librarian and ILL must be utilized to request materials for pick-up at an appointed time during the opening hours below. Other services will continue to operate remotely until further notice.

Please visit our Services page for details on changes to Services as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Library First Floor OnlyRemote Reference
Monday - Thursday10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fridays10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays & SundaysN/ANoon - 5:00 p.m.

December 16 - January 10

 Library
Monday - Friday11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

FIU Law Library is closed for all FIU-observed Holidays.

Policies

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. Building Use, Circulation & Borrowing, Donations, Patron Privacy, and all other policies, can be viewed from the FIU Libraries website.

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.

OverDrive

Lexis Digital Libraries ebooks are bound by special LendingCopyright, 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.

Interlibrary Loan

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.

Maps and Directions

Interactive Floor Plans


Forms

Ask a Law Librarian

Interlibrary Loan Request

Study Room Reservation

Donations

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.

Library Hours

M-TH 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
FRI 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
SAT 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
SUN Noon - 11:00 pm

Contact

(305) 348-7206
(305) 809-7795
asklawlib@fiu.edu
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