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Computers, Scanners and Printing in the Law Library

The University at Buffalo, the University at Buffalo School of Law, and the University Libraries provide computing resources to assist law students, faculty, and staff.

Computer and Printing Locations in the Law Library

Computer Categories Computer Locations Printer Locations Print Allocation (Purse)
Note: Printer choice determines purse and release station used.
Law Students     Law iPrint (650 pages/semester) AND University iPrint (650 pages/semester) Total: 1300 pages/semester; Summer allocation: Law iPrint (200 pages) and University iPrint (200 pages)
Law School Computers, Including Express Stations (30 min. limit) 2nd Floor
3rd Floor
7th Floor
2nd Floor,
7th Floor
Releasing print jobs from a release station is only necessary when sending a print job from a Law School Lab workstation to the University iPrint Public Printer on the 2nd floor.

University iPrint: Release print jobs at Release Station on 2nd floor.

Law School iPrint: Use print menu, select Law School printer and print directly from the Law School workstation using "Go Print".
Library Research workstations 2nd Floor
4th Floor
6th Floor
2nd Floor University iPrint: Use "Go Print" to release print job
Cybrary workstations 6th Floor 2nd Floor University iPrint: Use "Go Print" to release print job
Wireless printing Your laptop 2nd Floor University iPrint
Release print jobs at Release Station on 2nd floor
Lexis All of the above computer locations 2nd Floor
3rd Floor
6th Floor
7th Floor
Printing provided by Lexis on dedicated printers.
Note: Materials posted on Web Courses (Lexis) cannot be printed on Lexis printers. Free printing from Westlaw is no longer available.


Scanning service for Law students and Law faculty is available on 2nd floor, 6 floor, and 7 floor. The scanning service allows for scanned documents to be sent to email accounts as pdfs.

Law Lab Computers (Law Students Only)

Law students can use the Law Computer Labs for research and word processing. The Lab computers are on:

  • 2nd floor:
    • Law School Express stations (30 minutes only) -- 1 computer (to the left of the central stairs)
    • Law School workstations
      • 4 computers (west side of central stairs)
      • 1 handicapped accessible station left of stairs
      • 2 computers in the Reading Room
  • 3rd floor:
    • Law School workstations - 4 computers (on the north and south sides)
  • 7th floor:
    • Law School workstations
      • 8 computers (along the west wall)
      • 1 southeast corner of reading room
      • 1 southwest corner of reading room

Personal Laptops and Other Devices

For research and word processing, students are also able to use personal laptops. To connect to the Internet, use one of the following options:

  • OpenPort Connections
    Laptop users in the Law Library may connect to the Internet using OpenPort connects located on the 3rd floor in the laptop carrels and at desks along the north wall (elevator side). An ethernet card is necessary to use the OpenPort connects.

  • Computer Software and Protecting Your Computer

    Software is available for free downloading via UBIT.