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Texas Tech Law Library Newsletter          December 2021

Happy Holidays from the Texas Tech Law Library 

You can chat with a librarian during regular reference hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm, by visiting the Law Library's Homepage and clicking "Ask a Librarian" in the top right corner. 

The reference chat will be closed from December 24th - January 10th

Register TODAY for the Law Library’s renowned Excellence in Legal Research Program by sending an email to

For students already added to the program, plan to sign up for Spring 2022 classes by:
1. Logging in to your TTU Blackboard account.
2. Click on the "courses" tab.
3. Select the excellence in legal research program.
4. Click on "session-sign-ups" 
5.  NOTE: There may be a message that says "there is no content to display." Don't worry, you should be able to sign up for classes once the Library has made the necessary updates to the Blackboard page. If you are still unable to sign up for classes near the start of the Spring semester, send an email to

Recent Faculty Scholarship
To view faculty news and scholarship, see the Law Library's compilation of faculty news & scholarship alerts from November.


The Current Index to Legal Periodicals list has been updated at the link above. 

Any faculty who would like to set up a customized email list to stay abreast of new articles on various topics, please contact your faculty information consultant

Winter Intersession Hours 
Library hours: Saturday, December 11th  - Thursday, December 23rd
Sundays – Closed
Mondays through Fridays – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturdays – Closed
The Library will be closed from Friday, December 24th through Sunday, January 2nd 2022
Library Hours: Monday, January 3rd through Saturday, January 8th
Sundays – Closed
Mondays through Fridays – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturdays – Closed
The library will resume regular hours on Sunday, January 9th.
New Resources in the Law Library
November 2021

In November, the Law Library added many new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

If you would like to check out any of the titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or


Law Library Social Media
Make sure to follow the Law Library's various social media profiles to stay up-to-date with the latest news and programs: