FAMU Libraries physical spaces are closed beginning Thursday, March 19 until further notice. For more information please visit the
FAMU Coronavirus News Page.
If you are looking for help from the Orange County Law Library, please click on the "Orange County Law Library" tab for information
on how we can assist you.
FAMU COL Library books, ILL and UBorrow books will be due when campus reopens. Please DO NOT return any books at this time. All Spring 2020 semester fines will be waived.
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Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
HeinOnline allows access to historical law review articles, including law reviews not covered by Lexis or Westlaw, and for compiled legislative histories on selected topics. HeinOnline also has subject-specific databases on Animal Law and International Law.
Law school is a stressful, trying process. It requires you to spend hours attending classes, planning, writing, and scheduling numerous pulls on your time. The constant tension of law school can take its toll on even the most dedicated of students and can lead to anxiety, sleepless nights, and layers of personal and professional stress.
Sometimes taking a step away from things, in both a literal and figurative sense, is the best thing to do. Health professionals are recommending that people take occasional breaks from their daily routines and in one form or another. Just taking a has been shown to improve the health and mood of individuals. With all the great beaches and in Florida, you may want to take a little time away from the demands of law school and enjoy some time outdoors. Please do not forget your sunglasses, sunscreen, and water when you go!
In October, we celebrate the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. If you would like to check out any of these books, please ask the circulation staff to place a hold on it for you, and you will receive it at the end of the month.
Be sure to visit the Library’s Online Repository at http://commons.law.famu.edu/.
The Repository holds a variety of publications and documents that could be useful for projects and research. Alumni, faculty, and student academic publications are available free to access to anyone on the web and cover a wide variety of topics. Through the online repository platform, FAMU College of Law’s Scholarly Commons scholarship has reached thousands of researchers around the world. To see the readership that the College's scholarship has, you can view the daily downloads of the Repository’s holdings through a map located at the bottom of the main page.
The Repository also hosts materials on FAMU College of Law’s founding, including information on the efforts of Virgil Hawkins to enter into the profession of law.