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Our library spaces are designed to give you the best environment to get your work done.

Private Group Study Rooms

Private room with big glass windows. In the center is a round table with six chairs and flat screen on the wall for projection.

We have 10 rooms you can reserve for group study sessions.

Rooms include:

  • Monitors for screen sharing
  • White board and markers
  • Tables and chairs

Location:
2nd (main) floor in rooms Langdell 209 A-G

3rd floor (available after 6:00pm)

1 reservation per day for up to 3 hours

photo by Raj Das

Make a Reservation

Open Study & Collaboration Spaces

Individual Study Desks

We have individual study desks on the 3rd and 4th floors.  These desks are:

  • Available first-come, first-served
  • Not reservable
  • May not be used to store library material or personal belongings

Best for working quietly with minimal distractions

Phone Rooms

Private Phone Rooms

Use our private talking spaces to take phone calls when you’re in the library

  • On the 2nd and 3rd Floor
  • Not reservable
  • For quick phone calls

Spaces & Amenities by Floor

  • 4th Floor

    Collections
    A-KFZ number range

    Spaces

    • Reading Room
    • Caspersen Room
    • Root Room

    Ammenities

    • Restrooms
    • Coffee/Tea (bring your own mug)
    • Water Dispenser

    Noise Level
    Quiet Zone

  • 3rd Floor

    Collections
    Reference and Reference Desk Books

    Spaces

    • Faculty offices
    • Librarian offices
    • Reference Room
    • Study area with individual desks
    • After-hours Private Group Study Rooms
    • Westlaw & Bloomberg computer room (L353)

    Amenities

    • Restrooms
    • Water dispenser
    • Private Phone Rooms
    • Scanners, printers, copiers
    • Chess Tables

    Noise Level

    • Collaboration Zone in Reference Room
    • Quiet Zone in 3 North
  • 2nd (main) Floor

    Collections
    At the Circulation Desk:

    • Reserves
    • Study guides
    • Tech equipment
    • Games

    Spaces

    • Fishman Room and Seminar Rooms (232 to 233)
    • Lemann Lounge
    • Private Group Study Rooms
    • Library Administration offices – 294
    • Circulation Desk

    Amenities

    • Restrooms
    • Printers, scanners, copiers
    • Water dispenser
    • Coffee/Tea (bring your own mug)

    Noise Level
    Collaboration zone and designated phone zone

  • 1st Floor

    Collections
    Islamic Reference, Call Numbers KGA-KKH

    Noise Level
    Quiet Zone

  • Basement

    Collections
    Call Numbers KKH-Z

    Noise Level
    Quiet Zone

Printers, Scanners, & Other Equipment

Printing

Location

Printers are available to HLS students throughout the library.

HLS students can print throughout the library using Papercut. Learn about Papercut software, printing costs, and billing.

Photocopying

Location

  • 2nd (main) floor
  • 3rd-floor Scanner Room (L352)
  • 4th floor

Photocopies cost 10 cents per page.

Scanning

Location

  • 3rd-floor Scanner Room (L352)

Scanning is free and the instructions are attached to each machine.

Other Equipment

We have several other items available to check out at the Circulation Desk including:

  • Laptop chargers
  • Laptop risers
  • Headphones

Library Services for Persons with Disabilities

We are committed to making our spaces and collections accessible to all scholars and researchers. Please contact Access/Circulation, 617-495-3455 or access@law.harvard.edu to ask about available library services.