Document Delivery Services for Law Faculty

ASAP Copy & Retrieval Service and Interlibrary Loan Service

Contact: David Zopfi-Jordan625-9534 email:
The Library offers law faculty an expedited document retrieval service called ASAP. The ASAP staff will retrieve materials from the Law Library and other libraries on campus and deliver them to your office (usually the same day requested).

To request materials, please contact David Zopfi-Jordan at 625-9534 or send an email to: If materials you requested are not available on campus, you will be notified by the ASAP staff and an interlibrary loan request will be initiated to request the items from another library.

Borrowing Privileges

The Law Library offers extended loan periods to law faculty members. For questions about borrowing, please contact the Circulation Desk at 625-4300 or Loan periods for materials from other libraries on campus are more limited. Please be aware of the due dates of any materials you borrow from other libraries. You may receive a bill for materials that are overdue or are not returned. Failure to respond can result in loss of your borrowing privileges.


Faculty RA Proxy Borrowing Privileges

If you would like your research assistant to borrow materials for your use, please download an PDF iconApplication for Proxy Privileges form. Complete the form and turn it into the Law Library Circulation Desk. Your patron record will be updated to reflect your RA’s proxy borrowing status. Materials borrowed by your RA proxy will be in your name and you will be responsible for the late return or loss of these materials. For questions about proxy borrowing, please contact David Zopfi-Jordan at 625-9534 or


Returning Checked Out & Recalled Library Items

When you are finished using library materials, the ASAP staff can return them for you. If you receive a recall notice, please try to return the recalled materials as soon as possible as another person is waiting for them. It is very helpful to create a designated space in your office to leave materials for pick-up by the library.

Request Items Route to You

The Law Library will route current issues of periodicals and other serials to your office. To add your name to the routing list for a specific title, please contact David Zopfi-Jordan at 625-9534 or

Recommend an Item for the Library to Acquire

If you would like to recommend materials for the Law Library to acquire and add to the collection, contact Connie Lenz, Associate Director for Collection Development at 625-4301 or

Personal Copy Purchase Assistance

The Law Library can also purchase personal copies of materials for you and charge them to your faculty funds. We will place your orders and deliver the materials to you. Please contact Craig Olson at 625-0396 or for this service.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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