Schaffer Law Library

The three-story Schaffer Law Library, occupying 53,000 square feet of space, offers group study rooms, seating for 417 users and wireless network access. 

Architecturally, the library building, which opened in 1986, features a central stairwell under a large skylight and a two-story glass-walled main reading room. 

An experienced staff is committed to providing quality service to patrons involved in legal research.

The library includes more than 730,000 volumes and equivalents and provides excellent resources for the Albany Law School community. 


Contact Information
Name ​Phone
​Colleen Smith​, Library Director ​518-445-2336
Circulation Desk ​518-445-2340
Reference Desk ​518-445-2390