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Law Student Orientation

Overview of Washington University Law Library

Welcome New Students!

The Law Library provides research services, an extensive online collection, and quiet nooks as well as group study rooms.  The Law Library Website ( is your portal to a vast amount of legal research material as well as to information about library services, policies, and facilities.  

The database services below will be important to your work as a law student.  You will receive an activation code for each service via email during orientation.  Please follow the directions in the email to register the code and gain access to the service.  If you need additional assistance, please ask you Click on the links below for more information about registration in each of the services.

LexisAdvance Westlaw

Bloomberg Law CALI

Library Staffed Hours: Weekdays 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fridays); Weekends 10 a.m. (noon on Sunday) to 6 p.m..
Circulation Desk: 4th floor Lobby, 314-935-6450
Reference:4th floor Lobby,
Location: Anheuser-Busch Hall (Law School) on the first, second, fourth and fifth floors.