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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2020 Fall Hours 
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thanskgiving Break 2020 Hours - 11/25 - 11/27
Date Hours
Wednesday, November 25th 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, November 26th CLOSED - Holiday
Friday, November 27th 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Access to Online Study Aids: A Reminder
November 23, 2020
As exam preparation begins, remember that Cumberland School of Law students have access to online study aids through the collections of the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library.   
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Law Library Resources for Career Planning and Management
November 16, 2020
When learning how to carve out a path within the legal profession, it might be extremely beneficial to consult the resources about career planning and management that are available from the law library. The following are a few of the resources that can be found in the collection of the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library. 
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Coping with Stress and Anxiety
November 9, 2020
In addition to coping with the stress and anxiety that goes along with being a law student, the pandemic and the current political climate can add stresses that require extra attention. Here are several resources that can help you cope with these stressors. 
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