The Library is open to the public and full use of the services and resources available is encouraged. Library policies are designed to ensure that all patrons have access to Library materials in an environment conducive to study and research. Please address any questions or concerns about Library policies to Jane O'Connell (email@example.com, 512-471-8761), or to any member of the Library staff.
Beverages are allowed throughout the Library, as described below.
Tarlton Law Library patrons are encouraged to eat in the student lounge on the third floor. Eating is allowed in most places in the Library (see below for exceptions), as described in the following general rules. The rules are subject to change if necessary:
Exceptions: Please do not bring food into the Rare Books & Special Collections areas, the Law in Popular Culture room, the computer lab, or the computer classroom (3.222/3.223). Neither food nor eating is allowed in those areas.
Remember that the Tom Clark Student Lounge is located a short distance from the library entrance, and is a comfortable place to eat full meals and non-library friendly foods.
Cell phones should be set on vibrate or silent mode while you are in the library. Cell phone calls should be made or received in the library’s 2nd floor entry area, the 3rd floor student lounge, or the 4th floor elevator area. Please do not make or receive calls in other areas.
Please do not leave personal belongings unattended. The Library is not responsible for loss, theft, or damage to personal items.
Please notify a member of the Library staff if any Library materials or furnishings are in need of repair. Damaging furniture, books or any other Library property is prohibited. Persons responsible for such defacement will be charged with the costs of necessary repairs or replacement.
Children under the age of 16 should be accompanied by an adult at all times in the Library.
Please respect the rights of others when using the Library. Any offensive conduct or language within the Library should be reported to a Library staff member. Threatening or dangerous behavior will be reported to The University of Texas police department immediately. Abuse of Library policies may result in the suspension of Library privileges.
Patrons requesting an accommodation to use the resources, facilities, or services of the Tarlton Law Library must arrange for assistance through the appropriate university office: