Drake now requires you to create an account to see room reservations. Account activation may take up to three business days. In order to follow the listed steps below, you will have to have first created your account.
Open https://ems.drake.edu/EmsWebApp/. Click on the Welcome guest link in the EMS Web App window and log in using your Drake credentials. (See above note on account creation.)
Step Two (Option A - Direct Links)
Leave the EMS tab open (and stay logged in) and return to this page.
In the list below, click on the name of the room you want to check on. Once you open that page, click on the availability tab to see when the room is open and when it is reserved.
LL15 (Smith Room)
LL16 (NBA Archives)
Step Two (Option B - Browse to View Room Availability):
On a laptop/desktop: Select Locations under Browse. You can then use the filters on the top to narrow your search. To see just Law Library rooms, click on Add/Remove Locations, select Opperman Hall, and click on update locations.
On a mobile device: Open the hamburger menu (three lines in upper left). Then click on Locations under Browse. Scroll to the very top of the screen, click on Add/Remove Locations, select Opperman Hall, and click on update locations.
The information on this page is for room reservations in the library (other than LL19). To reserve a room in Cartwright Hall or Opperman LL19, please submit a request via Virtual EMS. (See note on creating an account.) Questions can be directed to Lori Richman (email@example.com) or Emily Fleming (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Rooms in the Law Library may be reserved by law faculty, law staff, officially recognized law school student organizations, and law students who need a room for 1) a class assignment requiring them to create a videorecording, 2) a virtual meeting, or 3) their work as a T.A. or writing fellow. Officers of the local chapter of the National Bar Association may reserve the NBA Archives room for meetings of that organization except during the final four weeks of the semester when students are preparing for exams. Members of the Drake Law Library Association may also request access to a Law Library conference room, subject to availability, by calling 515-271-3189 during business hours at least 24 hours in advance.
To request a room reservation, send an email at least one business day in advance to email@example.com. Note the following:
Please be aware that when you reserve space, you
If a room is not reserved, patrons may walk in and use the room on a modified first-come, first-served basis, with law students having priority over other patrons.
The conference room links in the next paragraph include photos and information about available equipment.
8 conference rooms are available:
LL19, the large classroom in the library's lower level, is booked through Cartwright; request through the EMS Web app to reserve.
Study rooms are typically not reserved but law students may request a five-hour checkout at the Information Desk. The Study Lounges--261A and 262 & 263 (Sulzbach Study Lounges)--are also not able to be reserved, but reservations may be considered on a case-by-case basis by Law Library staff.
Equipment note: The room descriptions indicate equipment permanently installed in each room. You are responsible for obtaining, setting up, and using any other equipment needed for your meeting.