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1L Resources, Tips and Tools: Equipment, Printing & Copying

This guide describes print and digital resources to help 1Ls succeed at Brooklyn Law School. (Karen Schneiderman originally created this guide and Kathleen Darvil updated it.)

Use of Cell Phones


Using Cell Phones Library

  • Talk on your phone only in library hallways or stairwells
  • Talk using low voice
  • Set your phone on vibrate upon entering the library
  • Cell phones may not be used in the library reading rooms

Print Release Stations




Library Halpern Lab, Library Room 337

Copier/Scanner/Printer Station, Library 1st Floor

Student Computer Area, Library Cellar

Locating Computers & Printers

Borrowing Laptop Computers, Netbooks, & Computer Locks  

  • Available for loan at Library  Circula­tion Desk.

  • Must be Brooklyn Law School students with valid BLS ID card

Using Library Desktop Computers

  • Access with your BLS username & password

Computer Labs

  • Westlaw Lab, Library Room 201M (2nd Floor Mezzanine)
  • LexisNexis Lab, Library Room 205M (2nd Floor Mezzanine)
  • Halpern Computer Lab, Library Room 337 (2nd Floor Mezzanine)
  • Computer Room, Main Collection Room  (Library Cellar)
  • Training Lab, Library Room C36* (Library Cellar)

*C36 is only available for students' use when not being used for training classes.

    Copying, Scanning, and Printing

    Copying, Scanning & Faxing

    • Copiers/scanners are located on the 1st floor of the library

    • Copying costs is five cents per page, scanning is free

    • Only black and white copies are available

    • Visitors needing copies can ask for assistance at the Circulation Desk

    • The Library does not support faxing



    • BLS uses special software to support printing from laptops to printers in the library labs and journal areas
      • To access and download the BLS Wireless Print drivers, go to BLSConnect > IT Support > Technology Home Page and select the link on the right for Printing and Copying. Print Driver Installation Instructions are available for various operating systems.
    • Each student receives Printing Account credit of $25.00 (500 pages) per year. Prints cost five cents per page
    • Current students may retain access to their accounts until August 1st of the year after their graduation. Access to all other users ends upon the termination of their relationship with the Law School.