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Law Student's Guide to the Law Library

This guide will help you navigate the resources and services available through the Law Library.


Law School Network Printers

U of M Law Students have access to network printers available at several locations in the Law School and Law Library.  For more information consult the Computer Labs & Printer Pools page or contact the Law School Technology staff.

There are printers and release stations located in: 

  • Library Room 144  (Plaza Level)
  • Library Room 455 (Fourth floor computer lab)
  • Rottschaefer Lounge (Room 75)

Printer Problems (including paper, printing issues)? Email:

For 24/7 help call 1-HELP (612-301-4357)

*The Law Library does not have administrative access to the Law School printers.*


Law School Computers

Computers are available for Law Student use on the fourth floor of the Law Library. These computers have the Microsoft Office suite installed. Law School computers are connected to the Law School network printers.  

Law School computers are supported by Law Tech.

Computer Problems?


For 24/7 help call 1-HELP (612-301-4357)

*The Law Library does not have administrative access to the Law School computers.*



A photocopier is available in the Law Library lobby. You must use a U Card or Gopher Gold card to pay for copies. 

The charge to your card is $.17 per copy. You can purchase a Gopher Gold Card and/or add value to a Gopher Gold Card or U Card at the ValuPort machines located in Wilson library, Walter library, or Coffman Union. The library is unable to provide change.

For assistance in using the library photocopiers, please ask the circulation desk staff.



Two scanners are located in the Law Library lobby. There is no charge to scan items.


This scanner is available for UMN Law Student use only. Scans must be sent to student's UMN email account.


The public photocopier may be used to scan images and documents to a USB drive. The Law Library does not provide USB drives.

For assistance in using the library scanners, please ask the circulation desk staff.



Career Center

Fax service for U of M law student job-related purposes is available Monday - Friday, from 8:30am - 5pm at the Law School's Career Center (Room N150).

University of Minnesota Printing Services 

West Bank Digital Print Center in the Social Science Tower 

Phone: 612-625-9047

Coffman Union Digital Print Center 

Phone: 612-625-1092

Charging Station

Charging Station

Did you leave your phone or tablet charger at home and now your battery went dead? Come use the charging station in the "Loft" area on Floor 2 of the Law Library, overlooking the lobby. 

Please do not leave devices unattended while charging! 


Technology Questions

Have questions about printing? Contact Law Tech

Have other technology needs? Contact Technology Help:

*If your problem is specific to Law School facilities or technology, be sure to state that your problem is "Law School specific" to ensure your request is routed to the appropriate support team. 

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