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Access to Tarlton is temporarily restricted to current UT Law faculty, staff, and students, from January 3 - 30, in keeping with university guidelines implemented in response to the recent developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. Other members of the UT Austin community who need assistance accessing library resources should contact the library's Circulation Desk (, 512-471-7726). Online reference services are also available.

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Instructions for Accessing Texas Bar Books Online

Instructions for Accessing Texas Bar Books Online

  1. Sign up with your email address here: Select the Law Student account type (faculty and staff can use this account type as well). Law students should input their estimated graduation date. Faculty and Staff should use the latest date possible on this menu. Follow the prompts to create your account.
  3. Once you log in to your account: “Buy” titles as if you are going to pay for them—select, add to shopping cart, etc. The purchase price for student accounts is $0 for any title available in Texas Bar Books online.
  5. Navigate to the My Library tab in my account, and then click “go to product”.  Click “start using the Manual”.