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

Study Room Availability

Report noise disturbances by sending a text 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.

Spring Break 2020 Hours
Date Hours
Friday, March 6th 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, March 7th & Sunday, March 8th CLOSED
Monday, March 9th to Thursday, March 12th 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, March 13th CLOSED - University Holiday
Saturday, March 14th CLOSED
Sunday, March 15th Resume Spring Schedule

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Explore the Law Library’s Fiction Collection
The Beeson Law library is home to more than just books containing statutes and case law, it also home to an interesting and diverse collection of fiction books. Whether you are looking for a book to occupy your leisure time, or one that supports your scholarly research, the law library just might have the perfect book for you. 
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Recent Acquisitions: Stop by the Law Library to See What’s New
Since December 2019, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library has acquired numerous publications. These resources cover a wide range of interesting topics within the law. Students and faculty are encouraged to visit the law library to learn about these and other resources.  
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2020 Spring Survey Results
Each year, the law library surveys the law students in an effort to better understand how well we are meeting your needs and what we can do better. This year, a record 133 students responded to our survey. View the 2020 survey results here.  
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