Monday, November 11, 2013

Harris County Law Library Information

The Harris County Law Library is now located at 1019 Congress Street on the first floor of the building.  It is in the building where people when when they were called for jury duty.  Their phone number is 755-5183.  They are open Monday through Friday from 8 am - 7 pm.

They have free wifi, e-filing service, and computers for everyone's use.

There is a privately owned company, ServiceDocs Inc. that runs a full reprographic services company in the Law Library.  They provide notary services for a fee.  Black and white copies cost 10 cents per copy.  If you want color copies, then it costs 50 cents per copy.

There is also a privately owned coffee shop with light snacks, The Congress Cafe, located in the lobby of the Law Library.

There are 5 computers with free access to WestlawNext for legal research databases and LexisNexis Shephard's Citations.  HeinOnline including hundreds of journals and law reviews. IntelliConnect legal research databases.  RIA's CheckPoint databases, including federal and state tax resources and Harris County Law Library's Online Public Access Catalog.

Anyone with a Harris County Public Library Card can check out books that they have reserved from the Harris County Public Library at this location.  Any books that have been checked out can be returned at this location.

But the books belonging to the Harris County Law Library cannot be checked out by anyone. Everyone is free to use books belonging to the Harris County Law Library but none of their books are able to be removed from the Law Library.  

Apparently since they moved into this new location, the Harris County Law Library has seen an increase in people coming into the library of over 60%.


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