University at Buffalo Law Library

University at Buffalo Law Library Named for the Honorable Charles Brown Sears, the Law Library occupies six floors in the center of th
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Named for the Honorable Charles Brown Sears, the Law Library occupies six floors in the center of the Law School. Our services and research collections are carefully tailored to meet the research instruction needs of UB Law’s students. Our beautiful facility, often referred to as “the heart of the Law School,” provides a comfortable, modern setting that is very conducive to the study of law. Our l

ibrary’s fine collection of more than 600,000 volumes and microform equivalents plus a wide array of online resources in legal and cross-discliplinary subjects is augmented by convenient access to the university’s three-million-volume research collection. When research material is not available on campus, UB Law students are encouraged to use our extensive and efficient interlibrary loan network. The library’s instructional technology resources include a state-of-the-art computer classroom, thirty-three networked computer workstations offering a variety of software, numerous laptop connections, and extensive audiovisual curricular support.

Happy New Year! We are open again for our winter session hours! You can visit the library from 8am-6pm Monday-Thursday a...
01/02/2024

Happy New Year! We are open again for our winter session hours! You can visit the library from 8am-6pm Monday-Thursday and 8am-5pm on Friday. Reference will start at 10am. Law Students may access floors 5&7 with their swipe card 24/7.

The Law Library will be closed starting tomorrow, Thursday 12/21 to Tuesday 1/2 for the holiday break. Law students can ...
12/20/2023

The Law Library will be closed starting tomorrow, Thursday 12/21 to Tuesday 1/2 for the holiday break. Law students can still access floors 5 & 7 with their swipe cards. If you have a research question, please email our asklaw at buffalo address and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. Have a happy and safe holiday break!

That's right, the 6th floor is now open for all JD, LLM, and JSD students! Law students can access the floor via the swi...
12/04/2023

That's right, the 6th floor is now open for all JD, LLM, and JSD students! Law students can access the floor via the swipe card access.

Hey Law Students!Take a break on Floors 5 and 7 of the law library during lunch throughout finals for a snack boost! We'...
12/04/2023

Hey Law Students!
Take a break on Floors 5 and 7 of the law library during lunch throughout finals for a snack boost! We've got chips, cookies, and treats to keep you fueled.

🕐 When & Where:
Every day during lunchtime through finals on Floors 5 and 7 of the law library.

🌟 Study Tip:
Take breaks, snack smart, study hard. You've got this!

We will be closed for Thanksgiving on 11/22- 11/24. We hope everyone has safe travels and a restful break! We will be op...
11/22/2023

We will be closed for Thanksgiving on 11/22- 11/24. We hope everyone has safe travels and a restful break! We will be open our regular hours Monday 11/27 and law students will have 24/7 access to floors 5 and 7 with their swipe cards.

🎧✨ Elevate Your Study Game On-the-Go! 📚✈️Hey students! Traveling this week but still need to get your studying in? We've...
11/20/2023

🎧✨ Elevate Your Study Game On-the-Go! 📚✈️

Hey students! Traveling this week but still need to get your studying in? We've got you covered with our audio study aid collection! 🎵📖

1️⃣ West Academic 💡

2️⃣ Lexis Digital Study Aids🔍

3️⃣ CDs for Checkout: 📀🔊
For the classic vibes, grab study aids on CDs! 🎶

4️⃣ Past Exams on Our Website 🖥️

🌍 Visit our website or drop by our Service Desk to explore these amazing options and make your study sessions mobile!

Don't miss OutLaw's Reflection and Allyship discussion for Transgender Awareness Week today in the law library at 4:30pm...
11/17/2023

Don't miss OutLaw's Reflection and Allyship discussion for Transgender Awareness Week today in the law library at 4:30pm! Tea and Light snacks served!

📸 Join us at  's Professional Headshot Event on Thursday, November 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM! Get your perfect headshot tak...
11/08/2023

📸 Join us at 's Professional Headshot Event on Thursday, November 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM! Get your perfect headshot taken and enjoy some snacks while you're at it. 👔 Plus, explore our Career Closet for stylish clothing options. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your professional image! 🌟

Lexis is offering a webinar this Wednesday the 8th on Visualizations to Process your Research Faster. It'll be at 12:10 ...
11/06/2023

Lexis is offering a webinar this Wednesday the 8th on Visualizations to Process your Research Faster. It'll be at 12:10 or 1:10 and you can register at the QR code!

🎬✨ Movie Night at the Library! ✨🎬Join the Law Library and Indigenous Studies Department for a special screening of "Nigh...
11/04/2023

🎬✨ Movie Night at the Library! ✨🎬
Join the Law Library and Indigenous Studies Department for a special screening of "Night Raiders."
🍕 Pizza and pop on us!
📅 Date: 11/10
📍 Location: 2nd floor of the Law Library
⏰ Time: Starting at 5pm
Immerse yourself in an unforgettable film experience and come recognize and celebrate Indigenous Peoples' month with us!

Don't miss a screening of Stardust this evening in the law library with BPILP University at Buffalo  Have some gourmet p...
11/03/2023

Don't miss a screening of Stardust this evening in the law library with BPILP University at Buffalo Have some gourmet popcorn and de-stress as we lead into our last month of the semester!

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples & Native American Heritage Month with us this November! We will be showing the sci-fi drama...
11/01/2023

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples & Native American Heritage Month with us this November! We will be showing the sci-fi drama Night Raiders on 11/10 and there are even more great events happening across the UB campus.

Come to the service desk on the second floor of the library for a sweet Halloween treat! And don't miss OutLaw's costume...
10/31/2023

Come to the service desk on the second floor of the library for a sweet Halloween treat! And don't miss OutLaw's costume contest tonight at 7pm on the 6th floor of the library!

🎃 OutLaw's Halloween Costume Contest! 🎃🧙‍♀️ Dress in your Halloween best and join us for a night of frights, delights, a...
10/30/2023

🎃 OutLaw's Halloween Costume Contest! 🎃

🧙‍♀️ Dress in your Halloween best and join us for a night of frights, delights, and legal insights! 🧛‍♂️

Details:

When: October 31st, 7:00 PM
Where: Law Library, 6th Floor
Treats, Snacks & Fun Awaits!
Prepare your best costumes – there will be prizes for the most creative, funniest, laziest, spookiest, and best overall outfits of the night.

Are you ready to make a haunting impression? We can't wait to see your spine-chilling transformations. This is one legal gathering you won't want to object to!

Don't miss the  DIY Pot Painting and Informational Meeting!Join us this Wed. 11/1 at 5pm in Room 533 of the Law Library....
10/30/2023

Don't miss the DIY Pot Painting and Informational Meeting!
Join us this Wed. 11/1 at 5pm in Room 533 of the Law Library.
Pot a plant and personalize it with your touch of paint and learn a little about FGLSA to!
📅 Date: 11/1 5pm
📍 Location: Room 533 Law Library
⏰ Time: 5pm
All supplies provided. Unwind, connect, and take home a plant with you!

Hello Law Students! There's still time to sign up for the fall focus group!Have you ever had ideas or suggestions on how...
10/28/2023

Hello Law Students! There's still time to sign up for the fall focus group!

Have you ever had ideas or suggestions on how we can improve our library? Here's your chance to share them!

Join our Library Focus Group and help shape the future of our library services. We value your insights and opinions, and we want to hear what you have to say.

Details:

Date & Time: What works best for you
Duration: Just about 1 hour
Perks? Absolutely!
Attend and enjoy a FREE meal on us. It's our way of saying thank you for your invaluable feedback.

Sign up at the link in our Bio!

Together, let's make our library even better. See you there!

Hello law students! Swap your casebooks for paintbrushes tomorrow,10/26 at the Law Library!Come show off your artistic f...
10/25/2023

Hello law students! Swap your casebooks for paintbrushes tomorrow,10/26 at the Law Library!
Come show off your artistic flair anytime between 10am-3pm with Pumpkin Painting! Whether you're channeling your inner artist or just looking to de-stress from your studies, we've got you covered.
🎨 All supplies provided
🍂 Cozy autumn vibes (and snacks!) guaranteed
⏰ 10am - 3pm in room 533

We're welcoming our prospective students today at the UB Open House!
10/21/2023

We're welcoming our prospective students today at the UB Open House!

Clearing out Your Closet? Looking to give your books a new home? We're accepting donations for our Little Free Library. ...
10/12/2023

Clearing out Your Closet? Looking to give your books a new home? We're accepting donations for our Little Free Library. Bring your books to the service desk on the 2nd floor of the law library and rest assured they will a find a good home!

Join our fall focus group! Make the library a better place for you and your peers and get a free meal! Vote on the time ...
10/11/2023

Join our fall focus group! Make the library a better place for you and your peers and get a free meal! Vote on the time that works best for you! Find out more at the link in our bio

Don't miss the Domestic Violence Task Force's informational meeting, tomorrow, Thurs. 10/12 at Noon in Law Library Room ...
10/11/2023

Don't miss the Domestic Violence Task Force's informational meeting, tomorrow, Thurs. 10/12 at Noon in Law Library Room 533. Learn more about DVTF, upcoming events, and how to get involved. Pizza will be served!

Today is World Mental Health Day so make sure to take a little time for yourself. Stop by the Law School Lobby between 1...
10/10/2023

Today is World Mental Health Day so make sure to take a little time for yourself. Stop by the Law School Lobby between 12-2pm today to learn about all the resources UB Law offers. And you can check out the link in our bio for even more resources.

Hello 1Ls! Since we didn't get a winner for our study aid raffle, we are doing a giveaway! Fill out our quick survey and...
10/05/2023

Hello 1Ls! Since we didn't get a winner for our study aid raffle, we are doing a giveaway! Fill out our quick survey and be entered to win a collection of five study aids. Follow the QR code or go to the link in our bio to win! All response will be kept anonymous. Emails are for giveaway only.

10/05/2023

Next up in our Faculty Scholarship Spotlight is Professor William Davenport Mercer's collaboration with University at Buffalo Professor Joel Black: "Inspired Filth: Working Blue in Vaudeville America." Scan the QR code or find the link in the comments to read more. University at Buffalo Law Library

The library will be adding access to The Athletic to our New York Times subscription. Students will first need to create...
09/27/2023

The library will be adding access to The Athletic to our New York Times subscription. Students will first need to create a New York Times account using the Academic Pass link in our bio!

Hello law students! It's time again for the Summer Internship Survey! Follow the QR code or click the link in our bio to...
09/20/2023

Hello law students! It's time again for the Summer Internship Survey! Follow the QR code or click the link in our bio to take the quick survey and be entered into the raffle for a Study and Cheese Basket!

Lexis is offering a free webinar to law students this coming Wednesday, 9/20 at either 12:10 or 1:10. Register with the ...
09/17/2023

Lexis is offering a free webinar to law students this coming Wednesday, 9/20 at either 12:10 or 1:10. Register with the QR code and you will receive a zoom link.

Happy Hispanic and LatinX Heritage Month!
09/15/2023

Happy Hispanic and LatinX Heritage Month!

Don't miss ALSA's general interest and welcome meeting next Wednesday the 20th at 12:15pm in 104 O'Brian Hall. There wil...
09/14/2023

Don't miss ALSA's general interest and welcome meeting next Wednesday the 20th at 12:15pm in 104 O'Brian Hall. There will be pizza and games!

Don't miss 's General Body Meeting next Wed. the 20th at 5pmin 106 O'Brian Hall! Food will be provided!
09/14/2023

Don't miss 's General Body Meeting next Wed. the 20th at 5pmin 106 O'Brian Hall! Food will be provided!

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