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Law Library

The exterior of Opperman Hall, which houses the Law Library.

Access resources to succeed in law school and beyond.

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Current Drake faculty, staff, and students:
Use your Drake email account to email us a request for reference assistance. (PC/Mac/Android user link. iPhone/iPad user link.) Librarians will respond during business hours. Members of the public may contact the State Law Library for research assistance.

Drake Law Library Basics

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Collections & Locations

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Search for books and articles, research using databases, and access research guides and other assistance.


Learn about interlibrary loan, asking librarians for help, reserving display space, and services for faculty, attorneys, and visitors.

Study Spaces & Resources

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About the Library

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Drake Law Library

Opperman Hall
2604 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311

P 515-271-3189

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