The primary mission of the Law Library is to support the research, educational, publication and service activities of the faculty, students and staff of the University of South Dakota School of Law. In addition to this primary mission, the Law Library serves as the legal resource center for the University of South Dakota academic community and the judiciary, the State Bar and all citizens of the State of South Dakota.
|Hours of Operation to Members of the Public - Fall and Spring Semesters (Circulation and Reference Service Available)
|Monday||7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Tuesday||7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Wednesday||7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Thursday||7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Friday||7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Hours of Circulation/Reference Service Available to Students, Faculty, & Staff (24/7 Building Access)
|Monday||7:45 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Tuesday||7:45 a.m. - 9 p.m. (NEW)
|Wednesday||7:45 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Thursday||7:45 a.m. - 9 p.m. (NEW)
|Friday||7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|Saturday||Circulation & Reference Closed
|Sunday||12:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Law Library patrons may call and make prior arrangements for reference services outside these hours. Arrangements must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are dependent on the availability of staff.
Law Library study rooms may now be reserved by law students, faculty, and staff using an electronic reservation system. Click above to make a reservation or check the reservation calendar.
Please click above to visit the Law Library's New Books Guide, which has been updated with new print titles added to our collection since March 1, as well as newly-available e-books. Books featured on the guide are also available on our New Books Display on the main floor of the Law Library.