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Joseph F. Rice School of Law

Services to Faculty

Faculty services include:

  • Research support
  • Research assistant training
  • Faculty Services Research Assistants (for short term projects)
  • Setting up current awareness services alerts
  • TWEN assistance
  • In-class customized research instruction for substantive courses

Course Reserves

Faculty may place materials such as books, articles, or videos on reserve in the Law Library. Reserve materials may come from the Law Library collection or from the faculty member’s personal collection. Faculty may also wish to place sample exams on reserve for student reference. To place materials on reserve, contact the Circulation desk (803-777-5942). If the Law Library does not have an item that you would like placed on reserve, you may contact Cornelius Pereira (803-777-5898) to request that it be purchased.


Law faculty may borrow books from the Law Library for the academic year. University faculty may borrow single volume monographs for six weeks.

Delivery Method How to Request
Material Retrieval & Delivery To request delivery of materials from the Law Library to your mailbox, contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942] or Katherine Magner [803-777-3367].
Book Delivery from Thomas Cooper Library To have books delivered to your mailbox from the Thomas Cooper Library Book Delivery Service, please request them through the catalog or contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942] or Candle Wester [803-777-7229].
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Material that is unavailable from any of the University Libraries may be borrowed from other libraries using Interlibrary loan. To request that we borrow it from another library you can login to request, renew and view materials. Select your campus and enter your network username and password. First-time users will be prompted to register.

Please contact Katherine Magner [803-777-3367] with any questions.

Requests to Purchase Materials

To request that the Law Library purchase specific materials, contact Cornelius Pereira [803-777-5898] or Candle Wester [803-777-7229].

Recent Acquisitions List Archive

These are the law library’s recent acquisitions of books and e-books; journals; microform/fiche materials; and serials.

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