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A Welcome to the Library: Welcome

A basic orientation to services in the Jenner Law Library

Law Library: Fall 2019

The Law Library has reopened for student and patron use in the following areas:

  • Reading Room
  • Fishbowl (to the left of the Reading Room)
  • Illinois Alcove (to the right-front of the Reading Room)
  • For College of Law students only
    • Large Study Rooms on the Second Floor / Mezzanine level (reserve via the Law Intranet)
    • The Law Library Classroom (Room 142Y, left side of the Reading Room), when there are no conflicts listed on the room door

The Reference Desk is currently available by email at You may request an appointment with a member of the Reference staff by sending a message to

Due to ongoing construction, many of the Law Library's physical items remain unavailable for direct patron use, but are available by request for faculty, students, and staff of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, through the online catalog. To request an item, please go to the record in the online catalog for the item, click on the "Request Item" tab, verify that the correct item is listed under "Choose item," and then choose UIUC LAW CIRC DESK under "Choose pick-up location" if you would like the item brought to the Law Library's Circulation Desk. 

Note: You may log into the online catalog, at the top-right corner of any page in the catalog, to set your default pick-up location to UIUC LAW CIRC DESK. 

IMPORTANT: Due to the continuing construction in certain areas of the Law Library, some items will remain unavailable for request. These items are in the following Library of Congress (LC) call number ranges: 

  • JX3 -- JX18; JX6002 (International Law)
  • K1 -- K30 (Comparative Law, Journals)
  • K37 -- K9242 (Comparative Law, Generally)
  • KB (Religious Law, Generally)
  • KBM (Jewish Law)
  • KBP (Islamic Law)
  • KBR (Canon Law, History)
  • KBS (Canon Law, Eastern Churches)
  • KBU (Law of the Roman Catholic Church/Holy See)
  • KJ (European Law, History)
  • KJA (Roman Law)
  • KJC (European Law, Generally)
  • KJE (European Union Law)
  • KZ -- KZD (Law of Nations/Law of the Sea/Law of Space)

The materials that fall into the LC call number ranges above may still be requested from other libraries through I-Share and Interlibrary Loan by visiting

Any updates to this schedule will be posted here and on the Law Library's Facebook page, at

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Welcome to the Albert E. Jenner Jr. Memorial Law Library at the University of Illinois, the nation's 14th largest law library. We offer students, faculty, and members of the community top-notch legal academic resources. All of our reference librarians are experts in legal research, with graduate degrees in both law and information science. The Law Library's various seating areas provide comfortable space for research and scholarship, offering a variety of options for both quiet and group study. Wireless access to the Internet is available to the University of Illinois College of Law and larger University of Illinois communities. In this guide, you will learn about our services, how to find books, journals and online resources, as well as our hours, policies, and contact information. There is also a section of the guide that will provide links to other useful guides and resources.