|• Research Services
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Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Professional reference assistance is available during the academic year. Reference Services are available to assist with questions about the collection, to help find specific legal materials, or to set up a research strategy.
The reference librarians cannot give legal advice or interpretations of the law; please consult an attorney who is engaged in the practice of law for such assistance. Patrons who require reference assistance should inquire at the Circulation Desk to speak with a Reference Librarian on duty.
The Reserve Collection is located behind the Circulation Desk. Items are placed on reserve by Law Library staff to facilitate equal access to heavily used resources and materials of special interest. These items include materials such as Dorsaneo's Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Transaction Guide, unbound copies of current legal periodicals, Texas Rules of Form, and The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Reserve materials may be checked out for use in the Law Library for a period of two hours by a TSU patron’s current library account or presenting a valid identification card.
A limited number of old exams are available in the law library. Faculty members may place exams in the file by giving a copy to the Circulation Librarian to make them available for student use.
Course Reserve Items
The Law Library maintains a small temporary Reserve Collection of items that professors have asked to be held at the Circulation Desk for student use. Students may borrow and use these items within the library for a two-hour period. Course Reserve items that are the professor’s personal copy are removed at the end of every semester and returned to the faculty member. To place an item on Course Reserve, faculty members can contact the Circulation Librarian or bring the item(s) to the Circulation Desk. Course Reserves can be viewed on our online catalog to determine what items are available in the library for certain classes.