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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Selecting a Research Topic: Using Library Resources to Identify the Perfect Subject
June 29, 2020
It can be difficult to decide on a topic for a law review article, a final paper for a class, or any other type of research piece. Before digging through the law library’s resources to find a subject, take some time to reflect on the following listed here. 
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Frequently Asked Questions: Things to Know While the Law Library Is Closed
June 22, 2020
While the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library has been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, many questions have been asked concerning the availability of resources and services. The following are answers to some of those questions. 
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Finding Success in Online Courses
June 8, 2020
Due to social distancing, students have had their law school learning experiences altered by having to take an online course instead of the face-to-face class that they had expected. Here are some tips for how to make the most of online learning. 
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