The Administrative Services staff performs various functions to ensure that the library operates efficiently and meets the
present and future needs of our patrons. This division supports the day-to-day operation
of the library by:
Maintaining the switchboard
Handling the accounting functions of the library
Resolving any issues with publishers and vendors
Negotiating contracts for library services
Overseeing the library’s collection development plan
Maintaining personnel and payroll records
Maintaining the rare book collection
Ensuring that the physical facilities and equipment for the library are properly maintained
Preparing an annual budget and operations plan
The Library provides access to WestlawNext for the appellate courts and state trial courts. In-library public access to Westlaw
and to HeinOnline is provided at no charge.
The Electronic Services Librarian is also responsible for maintaining this website.
Tours, Museum, & Archives
Aside from its role as a legal information center, the law library also serves as the museum and archives of the Alabama
Judicial System. The purpose of this program is to foster the preservation and dissemination
of the judicial history of the State of Alabama. The Judicial Building houses museum exhibits
and volunteer docents conduct tours for numerous visitors and school classes throughout the
To schedule your group for a tour, please contact the Public Education Coordinator at 334.229.0578.