Use of the Library
The Jerome Hall Law Library is primarily for the use of Maurer Law School faculty, students, and staff. Other IU affiliates and members of the public who need to use the collection may do so, but the Law Library is not available to non-law students and others as a place for general study.
The Law Library computer lab is located behind the circulation desk and is available for use by law students only. Computers for use by anyone and print release stations are located in the library lobby. A scanner is also available in the computer lab for law student use.
Law students receive a print allotment from the university. The university allotment is 40 print credits or 1,000 pages per semester. There are five printers in the Law Library - four in the Library Lobby and one in the computer lab.
There are eight conference rooms available in the Law Library for small group study (two or more students). Use of these rooms is for law students and faculty only, except under special circumstances. All conference rooms may be reserved in advance for a maximum of three hours per day. You may reserve a conference room online.
The Law Library has study carrels that are assigned to law students for the academic year. Carrel assignments occur during the first full week of classes in the fall semester. Although there are not enough carrels for all law students, typically students who wish to have a carrel are able to get one. Circulating materials may be checked out to the carrel for the academic year. Carrels are also assigned for the summer.
Because of disruption from noise, the use of cell phones is prohibited in the Library. Please confine cell phone use to the lobby area or conference rooms.
Food and Drink
Food and drinks are generally permitted in the Law Library. Students are asked to cooperate with this policy by discarding containers and reporting spills immediately. Food and drinks are not allowed in the computer lab.
The Bloomington campus is a smoke-free campus and therefore no smoking is allowed on law school grounds or anywhere in the building.