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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.

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Library Hours

Spring reference Desk hours begin on Jan. 4 and continue through April 21.

Circulation Desk Hours of Operation (Open to the Public)
Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Reference Desk Hours
Monday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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.


  • Visit the Law Library's new study room and equipment/technology reservation system.

  • Click above to visit the Law Library's New Books Guide, which is updated with new print titles added to our collection since September, as well as newly available e-books. Please also visit our New Books Display on the main floor of the Law Library!

  • As finals near, the stress relief station is back! Take a minute for some relaxing coloring or to squish some PlayD…

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School of Law

414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion SD 57069


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