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McKusick Law Library
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion SD 57069
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


College Dean

Due to renovations, the Law Library will be closed to the public and the USD campus community beginning May 6, 2024, with an expected reopening in the early fall. If you have questions, please contact us at 605-658-3520 or email Messages will be checked daily.

Your Hub for Legal Resources at USD

The McKusick Law Library provides a variety of services and both print and online resources to support our users.

Search our collection for books, articles and more.

One Search - Advanced Search   |   Library Catalog - Advanced Search
My Library Account   |   Search for Items at Libraries Worldwide with WorldCat   |   Place an Interlibrary Loan Request in ILLiad

Online Research Databases

We provide access to many online databases that are accessible to USD Knudson School of Law students and faculty, both on and off-campus, via USD network username and password. Some of our databases are also available to USD students and faculty and many are also available to the public on site in the Law Library. Separate passwords are required for access to Westlaw, Lexis Advance and Bloomberg Law. Contact the Law Library staff with any questions.



Services of the Law Library

Our staff provides a wide range of services to USD Knudson School of Law faculty and students, the USD community and the public.

The following guides give greater insight to the services we offer

Meet the McKusick
Law Library Staff

Get to know the faculty and staff in the McKusick Law Library. Experts in their field, they can help you navigate the complex resources housed in our collection. 

Bio Image for Faculty Member Susan Benton

Susan Benton

Head Tech and Collection Svs
Bio Image for Faculty Member Justin Huston

Justin Huston

Head of Instructional Services
Bio Image for Faculty Member Sarah Kammer

Sarah Kammer

Head of Public Services
Bio Image for Faculty Member Eric Young

Eric Young

Assistant Dean-Law Library Director

Online Research Guides

We have created a number of guides to assist you with research on specific topics.

View Research Guides (LibGuides)

The Latest Books on Display

View the newest titles on display at the McKusick Law Library.

View New Books