Newcastle Law School

The Law Library

The Law Library

Our dedicated Law Library is situated within the Law School building. It holds most of the material required for course work including textbooks, journals, law reports and statutes.

Law students are also expected to use the facilities available in the University Library as a whole, and collections available from the Research Reserve including the print Government Publications collection.

The University Library Service overall provides access to a wide range of resources, services and study spaces. In addition you have access to professional expertise to help you to be successful in your studies and research.

The Library’s Subject Guides bring together tailored, subject specific information, resources and databases. They are the best place to start exploring the Library’s resources for your specific discipline.

Library Search can be used to locate books, ebooks, journal articles and a lot more information using a single search. High demand items can be found in the Student Texts Collection (STC).

Our libraries have received the Customer Service Excellence Award for the quality of its services. After winning five Charter Mark awards, the Library has now achieved the government’s service standard to confirm its reputation as one of the best in the country.

Other Facilities

We have individual seating space and also two discussion rooms if you want to work as a group.

There is also an IT cluster and Wi-Fi is available throughout the Law Library for use with laptops and other devices.

The Law Library has 15 laptops and headphones for loan to Newcastle University staff and students.

Opening Hours

The Law Library staff are available to provide help and answer any queries from 9.00am - 5.00pm weekdays. On weekday evenings and weekends, the library is staffed by Student Assistants.

We also provide support through our online “Library Help” service 24/7 so you can gain access to help no matter where you are.

Visit the library website to find out about current opening times.

Student Assistants

Each year, up to 12 Senior Student Assistants are recruited to undertake library duties in the evenings and on weekends.

The jobs are advertised in the Law School during the Easter term, and are normally paid on an hourly basis.