Email a Librarian
Explore Research Databases
Request Interlibrary Loan
Reserve a Study Room
Schmid Law Librarians have created a series of guides that provide research assistance for various subject areas, topics, and classes. The guides include bibliographies of useful resources as well as research tips and suggestions. Examples of available guides include real estate transactions, water law, and Native American law.
Find a Research Guide
Nebraska Legal Resources
Use our Nebraska State Law Resources Guide to access recent opinions from the Nebraska Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, as well as selected opinions from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and other federal courts. The Guide also provides access to local municipal codes and other resources from Nebraska Administrative Offices.
Access Nebraska Legal Resources Find Nebraska Local Government Resources
Nebraska Public Library Toolkit
The Nebraska Public Library Toolkit provides helpful links to Nebraska primary legal resources, including court opinions, statutes, regulations, and the Nebraska Constitution. The Toolkit also contains links to resources commonly needed by self-represented litigants, including forms, directories, and virtual self-help centers.
Patent & Trademark Resource Center (PTRC)
The Schmid Law Library's PTRC is a complete resource for entrepreneurs and inventors who are looking to register their own trademarks or want to file their own patents. The PTRC can provide guidance on how to search for patents or trademarks and file appropriate applications.
Patents and Trademarks
The Schmid Law Library has archival materials for J. Lee Rankin, former U.S. Solicitor General and Nebraska Law alumnus.
Preview Archive Collection
Policies and Services
We strive to maintain a comfortable atmosphere for all library users to conduct research and study, and ask all users to be courteous and respectful of others. Feel free to bring in covered beverages, small snacks, and find a comfortable space.
Find Circulation Policies
Learn About Library Use
Find Information About Study Room Use
Learn About Interlibrary Loans
The Marvin and Virginia Schmid Law Library is undergoing a facelift that will provide new and rejuvenated spaces for our community. The $6 million renovation will add two state-of-the art classrooms and allow our talented faculty to teach students the latest techniques for using technology and digital resources to solve problems and advance justice.
Learn About the Renovation
August 23 - November 18Monday -Thursday - 7am-12amFriday - 7am-10pmSaturday - 9am-10pmSunday - 9am-12am
Monday-Friday - 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm firstname.lastname@example.org
Location and Parking
1875 N 42nd St. Lincoln, NE 68583
The Schmid Law Library is a Selective Federal Government Depository
Follow the Schmid Law Library on Facebook