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

Reference Help - send reference requests to or text 205-730-5547 We will respond as soon as possible to requests made between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

The Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library will reopen for faculty, students, and staff of the Cumberland School of Law on Monday, August 17. The law library will continue to remain closed to all other patrons until further notice.


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Summer 2021 Hours  - June 1st to August 5th 
Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm -10:00 pm

Check It Out

New Research Guide Available: Native American Tribal Law
April 26, 2021
The Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library has just published a new guide to help researchers locate introductory information about Native American Tribal Law. The guide is divided sections explained in this post. 
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Preparing for Final Exams? Keep These Resources in Mind
April 19, 2021
Congratulations, Cumberland School of Law students; you have almost made it to the end of another chaotic semester of law school. As you complete the semester, remember that there are resources available to help you finish with success 
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How to Locate an Elusive Book
April 12, 2021
You have already searched the library’s online catalog for a needed source, with no luck. This week's blog entry helps walk you through how to locate an elusive book through the Beeson Law Library's online resources. 
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