The Texas Tech University School of Law Library (Law Library) is the largest legal information center in the area covering western Texas, eastern New Mexico, and southern Oklahoma. The Law Library and its staff serve the educational, instructional, and research needs of the Texas Tech University School of Law.
The Law Library collection contains over 400,000 volumes in books, treatises, periodicals, microforms, government documents, and other materials in law, social sciences, and other subjects. Additionally, the Law Library provides faculty free access to multiple full-text legal databases, including LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, and other national databases. As part of a comprehensive research university, the Law Library works in conjunction with the University Library to provide faculty easy access to its respective collections and databases.
The Law Library’s website offers information and updates about library hours, staff, services, programs, and access to electronic databases.
Law School ID cards provide law students and law faculty access to the Law Library 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Library is open to the public and members of the legal community during regular operating hours.
Please Note: Special hours are set for holidays and inter-session periods. For updates, visit the Library’s website or the Library Hours calendar.
On-Call Reference (Regular Term)
|Monday - Friday||8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
Spring Break Hours
|Saturday, March 11th||Closed|
|Sunday, March 12th||Closed|
|Monday, March 13th||7:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday, March 14th||7:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday, March 15th||7:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|Thursday, March 16th||7:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|Friday, March 17th||Closed|
|Saturday, March 18th||Closed|
The library will have modified hours or be closed on the following days
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day 9:00 am - 5:00 pm|
The Circulation Desk is open from 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. You can also email or call at:
Reference services are available during the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. For Reference assistance, please stop by the Circulation Desk. You can also contact the Reference Team via email, phone, or chat services.
Chat: Use the "Ask a Librarian" chat feature on the Law Library's Homepage.