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The Law School Experience

This LibGuide provides suggestions and resources for students seeking information about law school success.

Circulation Policies

In general, books are due back four weeks from the day they are checked out. DVDs are due back three days from the day they are checked out. Reserve materials are due back two hours from the time they are checked out. Fines will accrue on any and all overdue items. Students with fines exceeding $50 will be blocked from checking out items. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding circulation policies or procedures, please contact the Circulation Desk at 651-290-6333 or

Research Services

The Librarians are here to help you with all of your research needs!

Our Reference Hours are listed in the Library Hours calendar:

You can reach the librarian on duty by:

Phone: 651-290-6424


IM chat on the library's website

You may also contact the librarians directly at any time:


Don’t forget to register for access to the Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law databases. Contact Alisha Hennen at for more information.

Study Rooms and Carrels

Copying and Printing

Four networked printer/copiers are located in the Copy Room next to the Circulation Desk. There are also printers located in Hachey Commons and outside of Room 227. Students can print from the desktops in the library, or from their laptops or mobile devices. To print a document, attach it to an email sent from your Mitchell Hamline email to