The Law Library is an integral part of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. The Library's primary goal is to support the curriculum and research needs of the faculty and students of the School of Law. The Library collection comprises approximately 534,000 print and microform volumes, as well as an expanding number of electronic resources. Its holdings include statutes, codes and case law for all state and federal jurisdictions; a comprehensive collection of English language legal periodicals; treatises; encyclopedias; digests; citators; looseleaf services; comparative and international legal materials; and selected foreign legal materials. Additionally, the Library serves as a selective depository for U.S. government publications.
The Library has 25 staff members, including 11 librarians. Eight of the librarians hold the J.D. degree. The Law Library staff strives to provide a high level of service in assisting patrons with collection access and use.