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
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
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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