AALL LISP PUBLIC LIBRARIES TOOLKIT: ARIZONA
Janet Fisher and Tony Bucci
Law and Research Library, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
1. Arizona Constitution: The state constitution is available in volume 1 and 1A of the
Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated (see 2 below), and online at
2. State code: Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated (ARS) (official version West Pub. Co)
Arizona Revised Statutes online at http://www.azleg.gov/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp
West’s Arizona Revised Statutes, Compact Edition (West Pub Co)
3. State bills: http://www.azleg.gov .
4. State administrative code: Arizona Administrative Code online at
http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Table_of_Contents.htm and Arizona Register
online at http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Register/contents.htm
5. County/municipal/city codes: Contact appropriate clerk’s office; print and online
availability varies and changes frequently.
Online editions available at:
http://www.amlegal.com/library/az/index.shtml for Casa Grande, Cave Creek, Chino
Valley, Goodyear, Payson, Sierra Vista, and Yuma.
http://www.municode.com/Resources/code_list.asp?stateID=3 for Avondale, Chandler,
Florence, Fort McDowell-Yavapai Nation, Gilbert, Glendale, Kingman, Nogales,
Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tucson.
6. State jury instructions: Revised Arizona Jury Instructions (Civil) online at
http://www.myazbar.org/SecComm/Committees/CIJI/raji4.cfm., also published in print
by the State Bar of Arizona.
Criminal Jury Instructions (notes about revision at
http://www.myazbar.org/SecComm/Committees/CRJI/crji.cfm) also printed in the Revised
Arizona Jury Instructions (criminal), published in print by the State Bar of Arizona.
7. State form books: Online links to state forms are online at
http://www.supreme.state.az.us/nav2/selfserv.htm . Print copies of Arizona Legal Forms
(West Pub Co) include: volume 1 -2A Civil Procedure, 3rd ed., volume 3 Creditor/Debtor
2d ed., volume 4 Domestic Relations 2d ed., volume 5 - 6A Commerical Transactions,
and volume 8 - 10 Business Organizations.
Several forms for Arizona counties are online at the Maricopa County Superior Court
pages, http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/ssc/forms/alpha_list.asp .
8. State legal encyclopedia: none.
9. State cases: Online opinions from 1998-current and decisions from Court of Appeals
of the State of Arizona, online at http://www.supreme.state.az.us/opin/ and in print in the
Arizona Reports (West Publishing Co) and Arizona Advance Reports (from Code Co).
Cases can also be located in the Pacific Reporter (West Pub. Co.).
10. State digest: Arizona Digest.(West Pub. Co)
11. Links to local AALL chapter/instructions on how to subscribe to listserv:
Arizona Association of Law Libraries available at http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/azll/
12. Referral resource for Arizona – Consumers' Guide to Legal Help
13.Major law libraries:
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Law and Research Library,
Phoenix, AZ 85007.
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fax: (602) 542-4400
Library Web site: http://www.lib.az.us; Law Resources: http://www.lib.az.us/is/lr/ .
Arizona State University, John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library, College of Law,
Tempe, AZ 85287.
Hours: check website (http://www.law.asu.edu/Apps/Library/Hours.aspx)
Phone (480) 965-6144
Fax (480) 965-4283.
Pima County Law Library, 110 West Congress, Room 256, Tucson, AZ 85701-1317
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Phone: (520) 740-8456
Fax: (520) 791-9122
Web site: http://www.sc.pima.gov/lawlib/
Superior Court Law Library (Maricopa County), 101 West Jefferson
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Hours: M-F 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Phone: (602) 506-3461
Fax: (602) 506-3677
Web site: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/lawlibrary/
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law Library, Tucson, AZ 85721-
Hours: check website (http://www.law.arizona.edu)
Phone: (520) 621-1413
Fax: (520) 621-3138.
Web site: http://www.law.arizona.edu
14. Federal depository libraries in Arizona:
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Law and Research Library, 1700
West Washington, State Capitol, Room 300, Phoenix, AZ 85007. [Regional (full)
depository] Phone: (602)-542-3701; Fax: (602) 542-4400. Web site:
Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 North Idaho Road, Apache Junction, AZ 85219-
2822 Phone: (480) 474-8555; Fax: (480) 983-4540. Web site: http://www.ajpl.org.
Arizona State University, University Libraries, Tempe, AZ 85287-1006 (location
Hayden Library 308) Phone: (480) 965-3390; Fax (480) 965-9308. Web site:
Arizona State University, John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library, P.O.Box
877806, Tempe, AZ 85287-7806 (location - College of Law). Phone (480) 965-6144;
Fax (480) 965-4283. Web site: http://www.law.asu.edu/library
Arizona Western College, Academic Library, PO Box 929, Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
(location: 2020 South Avenue 8E) Phone: 928-344-7777; Fax (928) 344-7751. Web site:
Central Arizona College, Signal Peak Campus Library, 8470 North Overfield Road,
Coolidge, AZ 85228-9779 Phone: (520) 426-4286; Fax (520)426-4284. Web site:
City of Mesa Library, 64 East 1st Street, Mesa, AZ 85201-6768 Phone: (480) 644-2207;
(480) 644-3490. Web site: http://www.mesalibrary.org
Northern Arizona University, Cline Library, Box 6022, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6022
(location: Knoles Drive, Building 28) (928) 523-2173; (928) 523-3770. Web site:
Northland Pioneer College, Little Colorado Campus Library, P O Box 610, Holbrook, AZ
86025-0610 (Location: 1400 East Third Street, Winslow, AZ 86047-4404) Phone: (928)
289-6520; (928) 289-6521. Web site: http://www.npc.edu/lib
Phoenix Public Library, Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 North Central Avenue,
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1867.Phone: (602) 262-4636; Fax: (602) 261-8836. Web site:
Pima County Public Library, Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue,
Tucson, AZ 85701-1501 Phone: (520) 791-4393; Fax: (520) 791-2672. Web site:
University of Arizona, Main Library Room A349, P.O. Box 210055, Tucson, AZ 85721-
0055 (Location: 1510 East University Blvd, Bldg 55, Tucson, AZ 85720-0007) Phone:
(520) 621-6442 Web site: http://www.library.arizona.edu
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law Library, P.O.Box 210176,
Tucson, AZ 85721-0176 (Location: 1201 East Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85719) Phone:
(520) 621-1413; Fax: (520) 621-3138. Web site: http://www.law.arizona.edu
Yavapai College Library, 1100 East Sheldon Street, Prescott, AZ 86301-3297 Phone:
(928) 776-2265 Fax (928) 776-2275 Web site: http://www.yc.edu/library.nsf
15. Links to legal and bar association pages in Arizona:
State Bar of Arizona: http://www.azbar.org/
Maricopa County Bar Association: http://www.maricopabar.org.
Pima County Bar Association: http://www.pimacountybar.org/
16. Links to Arizona pathfinders/research guides:
Arizona State University, Ross-Blakley Law Library, Legal Research Guides at
University of Arizona College of Law Library, Research Guides at