Wiener-Rogers Law Library

The Law Library facility is currently open only to students, staff, and faculty of the William S. Boyd School of Law. The Library continues to offer reference services remotely to all patrons; patrons may send an email to lawlibraryrefdesk@unlv.edu, complete the reference librarian contact form, or contact us by phone at 702-895-2420. In-person reference appointments are available to UNLV students and faculty upon request. Non-law school patrons may contact the circulation desk at 702-895-2400 to inquire about checking out books and access to non-circulating materials.

  • The Law Library's collections include more than 580,000 titles in digital or physical formats. More than 7,500 books are checked out each year.
  • Law Library faculty have JD degrees and many have graduate degrees in information science as well.  Library faculty and staff are committed to serving the law school community's and the public's legal research needs.
  • In addition to its print collections, the Law Library provides access to nearly 50 law-specific commercial online databases and more than 500 databases available through the University Libraries.

Hours

Fall Semester Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 9:30pm
  • Friday - Saturday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Nevada Day, Friday, October 29th: CLOSED

Remote Reference Services for All Patrons

  • Monday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

In-Person Reference Services for Law Students, Staff, and Faculty of the William S. Boyd School of Law

  • Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • In-person reference appointments are also available to UNLV students and faculty upon request by emailing lawlibraryrefdesk@unlv.edu.

In-Person Appointments for All Patrons

  • In-person appointments for legal research is available to all patrons by calling the Circulation Desk at 702-895-2400.

Contact Us

Our mission is to support the research, instruction, and service activities of an innovative institution and an engaged group of scholars. As the largest law library in the state, and the only law library in Nevada maintaining comprehensive collections of United States legal materials, the Wiener-Rogers Law Library also serves as a resource and archive for the entire state, providing services and making its collections accessible to researchers across disciplines and to members of the general public.

Westlaw Edge

Public access to the Westlaw legal research database is available for free through the Patron Access Trial. To sign up, please visit Westlaw Patron Access. If you have previously taken advantage of trial access to Westlaw, you will need to register with a different email address.

The Patron Access Trial provides 20 hours or 14 days of usage, whichever comes first. Content includes primary law, secondary sources, litigation, and Practical Law on the Westlaw Classic platform.