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Law Library Orientation

Important information for 1Ls, Transfers, and Other Incoming Students

Welcome to the Bounds Law Library

Welcome to the University of Alabama Bounds Law Library!

The Law Library offers a variety of resources and services you will find helpful during your time in law school.  While we hope this guide will provide you with the information you need to fully utilize the law library, you can also find additional help by visiting the law library circulation and reference desks. 

Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with this guide and do not hesitate to contact a librarian for assistance.


Library Hours:  

Regular Semester Hours
Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday -Thrusday 7:30am to 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Semester Reference Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

For a complete listing of hours, including holiday closures, please visit:


Circulation: 205-348-1113 
Reference: 205-348-1114 
Admin: 205-348-5925 
Fax: 205-348-1112


The Bounds Law Library is located in the east wing of the Law Center. Parking is available on the west side of the building, off of the 2d Ave entrance to Coleman Coliseum.