Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library

With more than 200,000 shelved volumes and 96,000 volumes on microfiche as well as 16 conference rooms and 474 study spaces, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library is an extraordinary facility, created for serious study, deliberation and the development of great ideas. Learn More

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Report noise disturbances by sending a text (anonymously) to 205-730-5547

We will respond as soon as possible to complaints made between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Friday, and from 1 pm to 8:30 pm on Sunday.  At other times, please go to the Circulation Desk. 

2020 Spring Hours 
Monday, January 6th to Thursday, May 6th   
Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - Midnight
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - Midnight

The Samford gates will be closed to all entering traffic without a campus parking decal starting at 10 p.m. nightly.  The Circulation Desk will open at 7:30 am - Monday to Friday.

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2020 Law Library Survey
Each academic year, the law library conducts a survey of our law students to assess how well we are serving your needs. The more students who respond, the better we will be able to match our resources and services to your needs. Access the survey here. 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Using HeinOnline to Explore the Legislative History Behind the Federal Holiday
On Monday, January 20, the Lucille S. Beeson Law Library will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. HeinOnline is one of the many law library resources that can be explored to gain a better understanding of the journey the 1968 bill to declare this a national holiday took to become law.  
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Self-Care and Wellness: Campus Resources
Sometimes, law school can present moments of high stress and at times it can be easy to forget about self-care and wellness. Fortunately, Samford University provides numerous resources to law students that can be used to implement and maintain a wellness routine throughout their law school years. 
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