About the Library

The mission of the law library is to support the teaching, scholarship, research, and service endeavors of Oklahoma City University Law students and faculty. In fulfilling this mission, the Law Library provides professional service, access to a high quality and thoughtfully organized collection in a variety of formats, and instructional programs that develop the legal research expertise of students. The Law Library is also a resource center for the legal profession and local community

LAW LIBRARY HOURS

Call 405.208.5271 to verify hours, to talk to circulation staff, or to speak with a reference librarian.

Regular Fall Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 10 pm
  • Friday 7:30 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday 9 am-6 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm
  • CLICK HERE for more information about library hours and exceptions.
24 Hour Access for Law Students:
  • Oklahoma City University Law students have 24 hour access to the Gold Star building during the fall and spring semesters and final exam periods.  CLICK HERE for more details.
  • Law students and other visitors will not have access to the Gold Star Building during inclement weather and other campus-wide closures.
  • CLICK HERE to view a map of the library.
Reference Assistance is generally available:
  • Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

ACCESS POLICY

The Oklahoma City University Law Library is available for use by the faculty, staff, and students of Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma City University Law School.  Oklahoma City University Law Alumni and members of the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) may also register to use the library free of charge using their OBA Card.  Members of the public may also use the Law Library.  However, public patrons are not able to checkout materials for use outside the library.  Additional details on the resources and services available at the Oklahoma City University Law Library are available in the Research Guides and LibGuides.  In all cases, use of the facilities and resources of the Oklahoma City University Law Library are subject to compliance with the rules of the Law Library.

Access to the Law Library after 9 pm is restricted to law students, law faculty, law staff, and patrons who need to use the law library collection to conduct legal research.  Law students, law staff, and law faculty can enter the library after 9:00pm by using their Oklahoma City University ID card.  If you have any problems, ring the bell and we will assist you.

FEDERAL DEPOSITORY

The Law Library is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).  Members of the public may access materials received under the FDLP program during the Law Library’s regular hours.  Access to these materials for members of the public is not available outside of regular hours.  Please note that the Law Library receives only a very small portion of FDLP materials.  The Circulation and Reference Departments are available to assist patrons with FDLP materials.  Individuals using the FDLP materials must abide by all other Law School, Law Library, and University rules and regulations.

CLICK HERE to read more about rules of the law library.

CLICK HERE to learn about demerits for overdue and lost books.