A library with circular overhead fixtures, high windows, and bookcases along the walls and on the floor.

Yale’s Legal Laboratory

The Lillian Goldman Law Library is where vast collections meet curiosity’s demand, expertise deepens, and knowledge grows in service of the global legal community.

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Lillian Goldman Law
8am - 8pm; 8pm – midnight: YLS Community Only (after 8pm)
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10am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm. Appointments are preferred.
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Specialists in Research

Our librarians and professional staff are experts in information and knowledge management who guide students, support faculty, and curate and expand our collections.

Randy Rode (left) from University ITS with Nor Ortiz, Librarian for Technology and Research.

Explore Emerging Technology

Our librarians are at the forefront of new technologies and how they apply to the law.