Request reference assistance by telephone 207.780.4351, or email  Reference librarians are available to answer research questions and provide assistance locating information during regular reference desk hours. At other times patrons may telephone the reference line and leave a phone message requesting reference information.

Using the Online Catalog (URSUS)

Materials collected by the Law Library are included in URSUS, the shared University of Maine System library system. We recommend that you limit your search location to our collection by selecting “University of Maine School of Law” from the drop-down menu.

URSUS searches the cataloged material of most of the major libraries in Maine, including the University of Maine System & Law and Legislative Reference Library. Read “How to Use URSUS” or watch “How to Search URSUS“.

Primary Material

Primary materials, like case reporters, statutes, session laws, and administrative codes collected by the Library, are included in the online catalog, URSUS.

Government Documents

Most of the U.S. Government documents in the Library collection are cataloged. Contact the Library staff if you need assistance finding a Government Document.