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Library Services for Faculty and Staff

Information for UW Law Faculty and Staff about the services we offer.

Contacting the Library re: Course Reserve

Other than statutory supplements, the library puts at least one copy of all textbooks required for UW Law courses available at the Info Desk for law students to check out and use. 

The library is happy to accept donated copies of current course textbooks, however, we will not accept personal copies for temporary use.

If you would like to place a Course Reserve request via email, please address it to the library ( Make the subject line "Course Reserve Request," and include the following information:

  1. Course name and number
  2. Textbook title, publication year, author, and edition

Textbook Scanning Service

The library is thrilled to offer scans of required readings for the first two weeks of the quarter. To submit textbook scanning requests please fill out our Textbook Scanning Form

All requests are subjected to Title 17 of the United States Copyright Code and should only be used for private study, scholarship, or research and should not be shared with anyone outside the UW School of Law.