Maryland State Law Library Home Page
  Maryland State Law Library
361 Rowe Blvd. Annapolis, MD. 21401
Phone: 410.260.1430 | Fax 410.260.1572
Public Hours: M,W,F 8AM - 4:30PM | Tu,Th 8AM - 9PM | Sat 9AM - 4PM

Maryland State Law Library Home Page

Key Resources:

New Publications
A listing of new books and materials recently acquired by the library.

Library Catalog
Search the full collection of the library including all print sources as well as many materials that are available online in a variety of digital formats.

Review the extensive list of databases available for use in the library.

Map of Library Interior
This map provides a graphic layout of the library and highlights the locations of its major collections.

The Library's Collections

Maryland Law

The Maryland Law collection is comprehensive and includes resources of interest to the practitioner, the self-represented litigant, and the curious citizen.

Anglo-American Law

The State Law Library can claim one of the largest Anglo-American legal collections in Maryland, possessing a comprehensive array of both primary and secondary legal resources.

Maryland Task Force Reports

The Library's array of Maryland legislative task force and commission reports is a unique subset of its collection of state government publications. These task force reports merit special mention, however, because of their special place in the legislative history research process.

Maryland State Publications

Visitors to the State Law Library will find one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Maryland government publications in the State.

Scanned Collections

The Library has a growing collection of scanned Maryland materials, including Maryland Legislative Bill Files, Transactions of the Maryland State Bar Association, and Proceedings of the Maryland Judicial Conference.

Federal Documents

The Library acquires and retains legally-oriented publications from the Government Printing Office, such as the Code of Federal Regulations, the Congressional Record, Department of Justice materials and Congressional hearing testimony.

Special Collections

Library visitors will discover the gems of the Library's substantial holdings in its Special Collections Room, including Acts of Congress from 1789-1791, signed by then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, and History of the Indian Tribes of North America, by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall (1837).

Last revised 05/21/2018