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1L Survival Guide: Home

This LibGuide is designed to help first year law students as they begin their legal education.

Welcome to the Chickasaw Nation Law Library at the Oklahoma City University School of Law!

"Man in Jungle. 1899" courtesy of the Field Museum Library

The Chickasaw Nation Law Library at Oklahoma City University School of Law would like to welcome the entering class of Fall 2019!  The purpose of this LibGuide is to help first-year law students as they begin their legal education. There are tabs for the Law Library hours of operation, the physical layout, circulation desk policies, student services, databases, legal research training, the Law Library catalog, and resources to help first-year law students, including a list of helpful study aids and law school survival guides.

Image courtesy of the Field Museum Library. "Man in Jungle. 1899."

Mobile Catalog

Click the link below to search the Law Library Catalog with your iPhone or other web enabled handheld device. The search is optimized for viewing on smaller screens.

Your First Week

Where is the best place to study? How do I reserve a study room? What's CALI? How do I find books or check them out? We know you have a lot of questions your first week in law school, and we are here to help you. Before or after class your first week, the librarians will be stationed throughout the building to give you tips on surviving your 1L year. Stop by one or more of the events below to learn about library services and policies. If you visit all 3 you'll earn one point towards the Legal Research Award.

Tuesday, August 13 11:15-11:30 am and 5:15-5:30 pm in Study Room 114:
Study Room Reservations, Catalog, eBooks, and Stack Map

Wednesday, August 14 11:15-11:30 am and 5:15-5:30 pm at the Circulation Desk
Study Aids, Self-Check Station, Course Reserves, and Legal Research Award 

Thursday, August 15 11:15-11:30 am and 5:15-5:30 pm at the 1st Floor Collaboration Station:
West Academic Digital Study Aids, CALI Lessons, and Databases 

 

24 Hour Access

Oklahoma City University Law students have 24 hour access to the law school building using their key fobs. Students are permitted in library areas 24 hours a day. After hours, you may be asked by OCUPD to show your student ID.

Additional campus safety tips are available at: 

https://www.okcu.edu/police/security-tips  

https://www.okcu.edu/police/escorts

 

800 N. Harvey Oklahoma City, OK 73102 405.208.5271