Level 3


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The library's main floor offers a spectacular Reading Room, as well as a unified service desk for streamlined assistance from the library and Academic Technologies staff.

Level 3 houses the major primary sources necessary for researching United States law: all state and federal codes, federal case reporters and digests, and a collection of Practice & Procedure materials which includes encyclopedias, form books and the American Law Reports. Federal legal materials are conveniently located in or around the William F. Stevens Federal Alcove.

Level 3 also contains the Henry J. Oechler, Jr. Reference Area, the George C. Christie Jurisprudence Collection, the Empirical Research Collection, and the Professor Arthur Larson Reserve Collections (located behind the service desk). The James D. Cox Legal Fiction and Leisure Reading collections are also shelved on Level 3, near the window wall. The Floyd M. and Marguerite F. Riddick Rare Books and Special Collections Room houses the library’s superior collection of historic English and American legal treatises, as well as the Riddick Collection on parliamentary procedure and autographed senatorial materials.

Level 3 provides twelve computer workstations for public use, with a networked printer. The Document Production Room provides additional law student printers, as well as a networked scanner and two photocopiers. The Student Media Workshop provides space for law students to create audiovisual productions, with the assistance of the Media Services staff in the nearby Margaret A. Scheinman Media Lab.