Download E-Books

The library offers e-books for download from Nolo Press and LexisNexis. The instructions below will explain how to access each of these two e-book collections.

Nolo Press

nolo logoAccess the electronic versions of do-it-yourself legal books from Nolo Press and other self-help publishers from anywhere! The Legal Information Reference Center contains eBook versions of many of the self-help titles available in the Law Library. No library card is required to access these materials.. To access these eBooks free, follow these steps:


Go To Nolo and Log In

Go to

The site will ask you for state abbreviation and password. Enter your two-letter state abbreviation as indicated and your county of residence as the password in lower-case.

log in screen


Choose “Legal Information Reference Center.”

login instructions


Select A Book Title

Click on the first letter of the title you are interested in and scroll down until you find your book. The books are presented as individual PDFs of each chapter and form, which you can download if you choose.

ebook instruction

lexis iconLaw Library card holders can checkout and read eBooks from LexisNexis Digital Library remotely from their home or office using any internet-connected device using one of these methods:


Library’s Catalog

You can find these eBooks in the library’s online catalog,


Dedicated Lexis Page

From our dedicated Lexis page,


Digital Library App

Download Digital Library app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Enter the library code saclaw. You will need your law library card number and your PIN associated with your library account

Checkouts are for one week, with the option to renew starting three days before the due date if the item is not on hold. Limit three books at a time

For more info on how to use the eBooks, see the LexisNexis training guides,

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