The Tarlton Law Library is open at this time with access limited to current UT Law students, faculty, and staff. Members of the UT Austin community unaffiliated with the law school may contact the Circulation Desk (, 512-471-7726) for assistance with accessing library resources. Online reference services are also available. Please see the Tarlton Reopening FAQs and the Texas Law Fall 2020 Reopening Plan for additional details

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Virtual Library Services

UT Law students can meet online with Tech Desk staff members about computing or technology issues.  Tarlton's reference librarians are also available online for legal research assistance. Students will need to log-in with their UT EIDs and passwords to access these pages.  

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Virtual Reference Desk

Students and other library patrons with questions can contact the library's Circulation Desk at or 512-471-7726


Criminal Covens

From charms and sorcery to broomsticks and familiars, the hysteria of early modern witch hunts was enshrined in the legal system. Tarlton has compiled a timeline of Witchcraft Acts, including representations from volumes in our rare books collection, from the early statutes to the Salem Witch Trials.