The Law Library supports the research, educational, publication and service activities of School of Law faculty, students and staff. It also serves as the legal resource center for the USD academic community and the judiciary, the State Bar and others in South Dakota.
Reference hours indicated below are for the regular spring and fall semesters. Reference assistance is available during the summer from the library staff as needed. Call the reference desk at 605-677-4031 if you have questions.
|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.|
|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.|
We appreciate donations that are appropriate for an academic research law library. Checks should be made out to the University of South Dakota Foundation. To direct a gift to the Law Library, state so either in the check's memorandum line or in an accompanying letter. We will provide a letter to the donor acknowledging the gift and, if you desire, will place a book plate in the front of donated print resources recognizing the gift.
Visit the Law Library's study room and equipment/technology reservation system.
The New Books Guide has recently been updated to include new titles from February to April 2018. Information about newly available e-books and new databases is also included.