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COVID-19: Law School Planning and Response

COVID-19 Hotline

Erie County Department of Health hotline for COVID-19 related calls: 716-858-2929

For Law-IT Assistance: Call 716-645-7393, email Law-IT-AVServices@buffalo.edu or submit a request via Law IT's Ticket Support Center

For Live Law-IT Requests (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm): Text 716-222-9905, Live Zoom Support Line or chat (add law.it.live@gmail.com to your UB Gmail chat client in Google Hangouts.)

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Law Library Services

On this page:


  • 1L Courses – complete inventory of assigned textbooks (includes links to e-textbooks available free of charge)
  • Upper Level Courses – listing of e-textbooks (free of charge) only.

Library Hours and Access

The Law Library’s primary goal is to provide a safe location for law students to do research and study.

During the fall semester 2020, the Law Library will be open for law students only. Law students will enter the Law Library via the 5th floor entrance. Access to the 5th & 7th floors is 24/7.

From Monday to Friday, before 8 am and after 5 pm, and all day on Saturday and Sunday, floors 5 and 7 ONLY are open to law students.

The 2nd floor service desk will be staffed Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. While the service desk is open, law students can roam and study anywhere in the Law Library. During service desk hours, reference or circulation staff will assist students in-person or remotely.

Service Desk Hours: Staff onsite
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Contact: 716-645-6765

Reference Desk Hours – Reference Librarian onsite or available remotely:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Law Reference Librarians are available to assist law students, faculty, and others with research questions and other questions related to legal research tools and materials.
          Contact Reference Librarians:
          Phone: 716-645-2047
          Email: asklaw@buffalo.edu
          Chat: https://law.lib.buffalo.edu/research/ask/

Reference Zoom drop-in “Open Office Hour”
Friday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Zoom / Meeting ID: 977 2967 3378 (No PW)

Printing Services

Second Floor "Law School" Printers in Law Library Moved to 5th and 7th Floors

  • “Law School” printer moved from the 2nd floor to the 5th floor, to ensure law students have 24/7 access.
  • Two “UB Print Anywhere” printers are relocated outside the Law Library, one on the first floor and one on the second floor of O’Brian Hall. More information on “UB Print Anywhere” printers is here
  • Two Lexis printers are located on the 5th and 7th floors. Free printing provided by Lexis
  • More information on O’Brian workstations and printers is here.

Please note, the 2nd floor Law Library entrance is currently closed.

UB Print Anywhere

UB students receive a semesterly quota of free pages to print assignments at any of 40 print station kiosks. Visit their website to learn how to easily print assignments from any computer, a computing site, smartphone, a USB drive, and more.