The Law Library maintains several reserve collections, described below. Reserve collections may consist of both materials purchased by the Library and personal copies. To place an item in one of the reserve collections, faculty members should contact Melanie Colaman at (801) 422-3656 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locked Reserve: Locked reserve consists of course reserve, audio/visual reserve, software reserve, professor files, and hard-copy sample exams. All of these items are located behind the Circulation Desk and may only be borrowed for a limited time. Course reserve and professor files may be borrowed for 2 hours at a time. Audio/visual and software reserve items circulate for 24 hours.
Course Reserve: Course reserve consists of texts and supplementary materials for courses presently being taught. It is located behind the Circulation Desk. There is a binder at the attendant’s desk that lists the title and call number of all items in course reserve. Items in this collection may be checked out for 2 hours. Overdue Course Reserve items carry a fine of $2.00 per hour.
Electronic Reserve: Electronic reserve consists of selected reading materials which are made available online in various formats. The Library maintains access to sample exams and the Perspectives on Law Collection. Readings for specific courses are most often available through individual class pages or through TWEN.
Reserve Library: The Reserve Library is located on the second floor, in room 280 JRCB (near Circulation). The Reserve Library consists of high-use monographs (texts, outlines, restatements, etc.), current legal newspapers, 3 week’s worth of popular reading newspapers, 1 year’s worth of popular reading magazines, bulletins from other law schools, unbound/current legal periodicals, along with most of the Utah Law Collection — including copies of the state code, and the codes for various Utah cities. The Biblical Law and Benson Collections are also located in the Reserve Library.