Mabie Law Library
Things you might not know about the Mabie Law Library.
The Mabie Law Library supports the research, scholarship, and curriculum needs of its faculty and students by developing a law library with relevant resources, in both print and electronic formats, and providing legal research assistance to its constituents.
Librarians are involved in many aspects of the law school program, including:
- Legal Research Training: Librarians teach an elective 2-unit Advanced Legal Research course, and provide customized research training for student RA’s, clinical students, externs, summer associates, and journal editors.
- Liaison Program: Every faculty member is assigned a research librarian to assist with research, scholarship, and teaching
- In Class Course Support: Librarians provide in-class lectures on course specific resources, to help students better utilize resources that focus on specific area of laws
- Legal Research Assistance: Librarians regularly provide legal research training and help locating legal resources to students, faculty, alums, members of the Bench and Bar, and members of the public.
- The Mabie Law Library houses over 375,000 print volumes and volume equivalents, and provides access to a wealth of online resources it licenses.
- The Mabie Law Library has specialized collections that focus on business law, environmental law, intellectual property, immigration law, constitutional law, and public interest law.
- The Mabie Law Library is both a federal and California government selective depository, with a strong collection of governmental resources
- The Library has a rich print collection of international, foreign and comparative legal materials, with access to many online source materials. The collection covers private and public international law, including such sub topics as: international trade and development, commercial transactions, intellectual property rights, corporate governance, globalization, international litigation and arbitration and human rights.
- The Library has access to interdisciplinary resources, both journals and databases available electronically via the California Digital Library (CDL), a repository of licensed online information made available by the University of California for students, staff, faculty and on-site users.
The Library staff is accessible by email, telephone, or in person. A staff directory is available at the Library webpage
Here are a few contacts: