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Welcome to Gates Hall…. …and the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library Marian Gould Gallagher served as the director of the Law Library for thirty-seven.

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1 Welcome to Gates Hall…

2 …and the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library Marian Gould Gallagher served as the director of the Law Library for thirty-seven years, from 1944 to The Law Library was dedicated to her in 1981.

3 Lets go in! The Gallagher Law Library is located on the lower two floors of William Gates Hall. To access the Library, go to the entrance of Gates Hall, located on Memorial Way, and walk down the stairs or take the elevator. Please visit the Librarys website for library hours.Librarys website

4 Library Entrance When you arrive on L1, the main floor of the Library, you are greeted by displays that highlight the Librarys collections. When you arrive on L1, the main floor of the Library, you are greeted by displays that highlight the Librarys collections.Librarys collectionsLibrarys collections

5 L1 Floor The Gallagher Law Library has been designed as an open concept that takes advantage of natural light. For more information about the Library facility and services, please visit our Quick Guide.Quick Guide

6 Circulation At the Circulation Desk, you can: Check out materials from the Library Receive a free library card and access permission for the Librarys computers and wireless network Receive general information about the Librarys facilities, including maps.maps The Circulation Desk can be reached at (206) Further information on Circulation policies can be found here. here

7 Public workstations The Gallagher Law Library provides computer terminals for its patrons convenience. In order for all patrons to have equal access to these resources, daily use for each patron is limited. For more information about our computing policies, please see our guide on Access to Computers. Access to Computers

8 Reference office The Reference Office, located next to the Circulation Desk, is staffed by law librarians and law librarianship interns. The librarians and interns assist patrons in finding and using tools to help patrons with their legal research questions. Please remember that librarians and interns CANNOT give legal advice. More information about our Reference Services can be found here.here Please visit the Librarys website for the Offices hours and contact information. website

9 Reference Area The Reference Area is located behind the Circulation Desk and Reference Office. Books located in this area are recent editions with limited borrowing privileges. Please see our Circulation Policies for more information. Circulation Policies

10 Classified Stacks The Classified Stacks are located behind the Reference Area and on the L2 floor. These books can be checked out by all of the Librarys patrons. For information about the Collection, please click here.click here

11 Copy Alcoves The Library provides a number of copy machines for its patrons. There are three copy alcoves: two on L1 and one on L2. Patrons who are not UW students must purchase a Dawg Card to make copies. These cards may be purchased in the Library at a dispenser in one of the copy alcoves. (Please see the Circulation staff for directions to the dispenser.) The machine accepts exact change only.

12 Student Study Spaces At Gallagher, we provide study and work spaces all over the Library for our patrons.

13 UW Law Student Study Spaces Some areas of the Library are reserved exclusively for law students. These areas include: Some areas of the Library are reserved exclusively for law students. These areas include: Tables under the windows on L1 Tables under the windows on L1 The Law Student Lounge The Law Student Lounge Group study rooms on L2 Group study rooms on L2

14 L2 Floor Besides the study space, this Floor contains some of our Classified Stacks and all of our Compact Stacks. The lower floor of the Library provides the best, most dramatic views of the Librarys distinctive skylights. The lower floor of the Library provides the best, most dramatic views of the Librarys distinctive skylights.

15 Compact Stacks Our Compact Stacks are electronically operated moveable stacks, holding approximately 60% of the Law Library's collection. In these Stacks, you can find: bound volumes of law reviews, regional reporters, old state reporters, treaty series, older volumes of the Congressional Record & the Federal Register, and court briefs. court briefs

16 UW Law School Class Pictures Across from the copy alcove on L2, the Library maintains pictures of the UWs law school classes from 1902 to the present. A collection of our LLM students are also located here.

17 Legal Research Training Center (LRTC) The LRTC is located on the lower floor of the Library in Rooms L201 and L202. It is equipped with 24 desktop computers and two trainer's stations. This facility is used for hands-on research training in scheduled sessions. UW Law School faculty and staff may request training sessions by contacting the reference librarians at

18 Behind the Scenes Much of the work of the Library is done behind the scenes. The people in Technical Services work to keep our collection up-to-date.

19 Book Drop Patrons can return books even if the Library is not open. For the convenience of our patrons, the Library maintains two book drops outside of Gates Hall: At the main entrance of Gates Hall, the northeast corner of the building near Memorial Way and At the northwest corner of the building near 15th Ave. NE

20 Thank you for visiting!


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