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Following inclement weather and ongoing storm recovery, the Tarlton Law Library will close at 6pm on Friday (2/3) and Saturday (2/4).  Regular hours will resume Sunday (2/5).

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Reference Services

Ask a Librarian - Reference services

Reference librarians at Tarlton's Reference Desk are available to help patrons locate information and to provide assistance in legal research methodology. However, they do not perform research for patrons and may not provide substantive legal advice or interpret legal materials for patrons.

The Reference Desk can be contacted by telephone, email, chat, and in-person as described below.


Call a Librarian

Call 512-471-6220 for reference assistance during current reference hours.


UT faculty, staff, and students can Chat with us during current reference hours. UT EID required to access chat.

In Person

Stop by the library by the library in person at 727 East Dean Keeton Street, Austin, Texas, and visit the Reference Desk during current reference hours.  Current students can also schedule a one-on-one research consultation with a reference librarian.  Just contact the Reference Desk to schedule an appointment.