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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 EbscoHost log-in page.

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.



Use the Alphabetical List of Publications to Find Your Book or Search by Title

If you know the exact title of your book, click the first letter in the title to get all books starting with that letter, then scroll through the list. Or you can type in a word or phrase from the title into “Browse Publications.”



Click “PDF Full Text” to read a chapter

From the list of chapters and forms, select the one you want to read by clicking “PDF Full Text.” It will open up or download to your computer, depending on your settings.


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 law library’s online catalog.


Dedicated Lexis Page

From the Law Library’s 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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