FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I...

Sign up for study rooms?

Law students may reserve the 2nd floor conference room with the SMART Board, L306, L307 and L315, by seeing Patti Wilmer in L207 or emailing her at kblanton@law.fsu.edu. Law students may reserve the following study rooms online: L204F, L302A, L303, L305A, L305B and L308-314: http://law.fsu.libcal.com/room_schedule.php

Reserve a carrel?

Carrels are available only to students working on student-edited law journals. To sign up for a carrel, student editors must check with the Circulation Desk for a carrel number assignment. All materials in carrels must be checked out to the carrel at the Circulation Desk and must contain a checkout slip.

Receive Lexis and Westlaw passwords?

All students, beginning with their first semester of law school, are given passwords to Lexis and WestLaw at no cost. Transfer students will receive passwords during the transfer student orientation. If you misplace or forget your passwords, contact the companies' customer support for assistance:
LexisNexis: 1-800-45-LEXIS
Westlaw: 1-800-850-WEST

Print wirelessly from my laptop?

Instructions for downloading and installing the wireless printer drivers are located here: Research Center Technology - Printing. After installing the drivers, send your print job to one of the wireless printers and follow the instructions located in the photocopier room to pay for and release your print job.

Get research help?

Librarians staff the reference desk in the circulation area M-F from 9AM - 5PM. Librarians are also available for longer research consultations during those hours. To schedule a research consultantion or find out more about the research help available, click here.

Access databases from off-campus?

First, sign into the FSU Libraries' Remote Access EZ-Proxy service with your FSUID and password. From there, you can browse and search the FSU Databases as you would on-campus.

Use the online catalog?

The online catalog may be accessed here or from the FSU Libraries home page and searched by author, title, subject, keyword, or call number. For assistance in the use of the online catalog, contact one of the Reference Librarians.

Check my account information / renew books online?

First, access the online catalog here or from the FSU Libraries' home page. Then click the "renewals/library account" button in the upper right of the screen. Sign in with your library card number (located on the bottom of your FSUCard) and the last four digits of your Social Security Number.

Find a missing item?

If you are unable to locate a item on the shelf, check with Circulation staff for assistance.

Request Interlibrary Loan materials?

Law school faculty, students, and staff can access materials not owned by the Research Center through Interlibrary Loan. To make an Interlibrary Loan request, fill out either an Article Request form or Book Request form. If you have any questions regarding Interlibrary Loan, please contact Jane Driber, the ILL Library Assistant, at 644-7480 or Katie Miller, the Interlibrary Loan Librarian, at 644-7487.

Enroll in the Study Abroad program at Oxford?

The Summer Program in Law at Oxford is open to students in good standing. More information is available on the Summer Program in Law at Oxford page.