Digital Collection

The library offers access to a wide variety of e-books and databases with legal information. Our e-book collection includes various practice guides, legal treatises, and self-help materials that can be borrowed and read in your Web browser or on an e-reader like a Kindle or an iPad. Our legal databases provide access to downloadable legal forms, case law, law review articles, and other legal information. Use the links on this page to access our e-books and legal databases.

You will need your library card number and have your library account in good standing in order to borrow e-books and access most of our legal databases. Don't have a library account? Texas residents can register for a library account from home! Learn more about how to register for a library account from home.

Library patrons can borrow a wide range of legal treatises and practice guides electronically as e-books via our OverDrive digital collection and our legal databases. Use the links below to browse our e-books by subject area.

In addition, you can search for an e-book by title, author, keyword, or subject matter, or you can browse an alphabetical listing of all the e-books.

Administrative Law Admiralty and Maritime Law
Adoption Agency
Alternative Dispute Resolution Animal Rights
Antitrust Appellate Practice
Artifacts Arts
Banking and Finance Bankruptcy
Biotechnology Business and Commercial Law
Business Organizations Civil Procedure
Civil Rights Class Actions
Client Development Constitutional Law
Construction Law Consumer Protection
Contracts Corporations
Courts Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure Debtor and Creditor
Disability Law Discovery
Drivers and Driving Education
Elder Law Elections & Campaign Finance
Eminent Domain Entertainment Law
Environmental Law Evidence
Family Law Gambling
Grandparents Health and Health Care
Immigration Insurance
Intellectual Property Judges and Judicial Conduct
Juries and Jury Instructions Juvenile Law
Labor and Employment Law and Economics
Law Practice Management Legal Ethics
Legal Forms and Drafting Guides Legal History
Legal Reference Legal Research and Writing
Legislative Process and Interpretation Local Government
Medical Ethics Medical Malpractice
Medicare and Medicaid Military Law
Miscellaneous Legal Topics National Security
Native Americans Natural Resources
Non-profits Oil and Gas
Parliamentary Practice Pets
Philosophy of Law Practice of Law
Prisoner Rights Privacy
Probate Public Information and Records
Public Utilities Real Property
Religion Retirement and Pensions
Securities Sexual Orientation
Social Media Social Security
Sports Taxation
Telecommunications Torts
Trial Practice Unfair Competition
Veterans Warranties
Water Law Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
Workers Compensation Zoning

Due to restrictions from the publisher, some e-books are restricted and can only be checked out from home by government employees. The restricted titles are the Texas Litigation Guide, the Texas Transaction Guide, Collier on Bankruptcy, and Moore's Federal Practice. These restricted titles are available both electronically and in print to patrons who visit the library in person.

From home, library patrons can access the electronic resources we list below. These resources provide case law, self-help materials, law review articles, and hundreds of Texas legal forms and drafting guides.

The list below only highlights some of our resources available to you from home. See our full list of databases here and look for the library card icon icon.

page last updated: 14 Nov 2017 8:39 PM