Resources and Services

The collection of the Schoenecker Law Library is designed to support the faith-based mission of the School of Law curriculum, programs and faculty research. In addition to the print and microform resources, School of Law patrons have access to a rich and growing collection of electronic titles and databases.


The Schoenecker Law Library covers four floors on the south wing of the School of Law. The main entrance to the library is located on the second floor, which is the center of student activity. The library's help desk (circulation and reference services), reference and reserve collections, and computer lab are also located on the second floor.

There are twelve group study rooms located throughout the library and three AV viewing rooms located on the first and lower levels. In addition to the group study rooms,  there is a variety of formal and informal study space available including comfortable seating areas, tables and carrels.

The library provides wireless access to the University network.

The Name

The Schoenecker Law Library is named in honor of Guy and Barbara Schoenecker in recognition of the first major gift to the School of Law. Guy Schoenecker, an alumnus of the University of St. Thomas, is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of BI and a longtime trustee of the University of St. Thomas.