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.
The titles below are available to you from home if you have a current library account with us. If you don't have a library account with us, Texas residents can register online. Learn more about how to register online.
- By Charles Harak. Published by National Consumer Law Center. 2011. 5th edition.
This title looks at the delivery of electric, gas, and telecommunication services. It includes a state by state summary of utility commission regulations. It looks at the right to utility service, metering issues, payment issues, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, termination of service, and bankruptcy issues.
- By Joseph P. Tomain. Published by Thomson West. 2011. 2nd edition.
This title looks at the parts of the energy fuel cycle as well as the various policies that oversee it. It looks at various aspects of energy law such as public lands, environmental issues, mineral law, timber law, and water law. The chapters cover resource management, resource protection, distribution, and energy resources. It also includes a table of cases.