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Visitor Services

The Ross-Blakley Law Library primarily serves the needs of the faculty and students of the College of Law. Our collections and resources are dedicated to the educational and research pursuits of our faculty and students.

Local community members may find useful services offered through the Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library. The Superior Court Law Library's collection and service options are aimed at assisting those representing themselves in a legal matter. They have many resources, including case information, court forms, and a Self-Service Center

Reference Services

Reference librarians are available to answer questions about legal research through our Ask a Law Librarian service. Please see our reference policies for the types of questions we can answer and contact us during reference hours for assistance.

Our librarians have also prepared research guides on a variety of legal topics to assist those conducting legal research. 

Legal Research Computers

The Law Library does not currently have computers available for visitor use.

Guest Wireless Access

Visitors may use ASU's wireless network by signing on with guest access.  Please visit ASU Guest Wireless Connection Instructions for more information.

Printing, Copying, and Scanning

The Canon multifunction copier on the third floor provides BW and color printing, copying, and scanning. For information and fees, visit Print Anywhere.

Visitors not affiliated with ASU must purchase a Print Anywhere Guest Card from Sun Devil Campus Stores to print or copy. Cards are sold in $6 increments. The Downtown Sun Devil Campus Store is located on the first floor of the BCLS building, in the northeast corner.

A microforms scanner is located at the Circulation Desk. Printing is not available from the microforms scanner, but documents can be emailed or saved to a personal flash drive.

Borrowing Privileges

Visitors not affiliated with ASU are welcome to use materials in the library.  Borrowing Law Library books requires the purchase of an ASU Library Community Card

College of Law Alumni and State of Arizona Bar Members

The Law Library offers complimentary borrowing privileges to Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Alumni as well as active members of the State Bar of Arizona.

Law Alumni and State Bar borrowers may check out up to 25 items from the Law Library. The checkout period for most items is 30 days with automatic renewals.

  • Borrowing privileges must be applied for in person at the Law Library Circulation Desk. A photo ID is required for every transaction.
  • Your library account will allow you to check out circulating materials from the Law Library only and does not allow for remote access to library subscription databases. Borrowing materials from ASU Library requires the purchase of a Community Card.
  • Law exams, Course Reserves, and Study Skills materials are not eligible for checkout by alumni and bar borrowers.
  • Borrowing privileges are not transferrable.

Document Delivery

The Law Library provides document delivery services to Arizona law firms. We will email articles or other documents available as part of the law library's print collection. Documents available through library subscription databases, e-books, or print materials owned by ASU Library are not eligible for this service. 

Requests are processed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. and are usually filled within 48 hours. Charges are $20 per citation and are limited to 50 pages. An invoice will be sent with the document. An exact citation is required to fill scan requests. If you need assistance finding a citation, please contact a reference librarian. To submit a document delivery request, call 480-965-6144 or email lawill@asu.edu.