Law Library 101: Home

An introduction to the law library, designed to help new Vanderbilt students succeed in their use of the law library and to succeed in law school study.

Library Basics

Student ID:

Your student ID is your library card to check out books and to access the law school building. 

Do not leave your valuables unattended. Please report any problems to the Service Desk.

Books, Materials, and Equipment:

Need to know what you have checked out or renew your items? Login to My Account.

Can't find a book you are looking for? Submit a purchase request [login with VUNet ID], or use Interlibrary Loan.


To find print reserves at a campus library, search the Library catalog by instructor, course name or course number.

To find electronic reserves, use Brightspace.

Library Hours

Regular Hours of Operation*

Beginning Monday, August 17th

Date Hours
Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed

* Library Hours can change during school breaks, exam periods, the summer, etc. See the library website for current hours.

Cell Phone Use Policy

Please, no cell phone use or loud conversation. We hope to make the library a quiet zone for study and research.

Food Policy

No indoor eating or drinking except for water (students should bring their own water bottles).