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Welcome to the Law Library

Welcome to Washburn University School of Law Library — one of the nation's best academic law libraries!

Did you know:

  • We rank in the top 15 percent of U.S. law school libraries in the level of professional staffing. With professional librarians providing reference 87 hours per week when school is in session, students benefit from the staff’s expertise and helpfulness.
  • Our collection has maintained vitality for over 20 years.
  • The library is home to WashLaw -- one of the nation's leading Internet legal research portals

Visit us and experience the law library for yourself. We look forward to being a part of your success.


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This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government Documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)

Law Library Catalog
Search the law library catalog, ATLAS for books, journals and other materials.
Summer Hours
Interim Hours
Friday May 11 - Friday May 19
Friday  7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Sat.   9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sun. 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Mon. -Thurs 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Regular Hours
Begin Saturday May 19
Monday to Thursdays: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Exceptions
July 2-3: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
July 4 Closed