Media Collection

The 4th floor Media Collection houses the Law Library's research collections in microform, DVD, video and audio cassette. A microform reader/printer/scanner is available near the Media Collection; DVDs can be viewed on desktop computers in the computer lab or near the reference desk. Videocassettes may be viewed in the LPOP viewing area on the 2nd floor.

A small sample of the over 76,000 titles in the Media Collection:


Foreign and International
  UN materials (part of the Readex Index) European Union materials
  UK cases (English, Scottish, and Irish Law Reports)  
American Legal Information
  Congressional bills U.S. committee prints
  CIS congressional documents Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court
  U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs Texas Supreme Court records and briefs
  State session laws from all U.S. states Bar exams from many U.S. states
  U.S. Serial Set IRS tax documents (Letter Rulings, etc.)
  New York Court of Appeals records and briefs U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
Newspapers (General and Legal)
  New York Times (1970 – 1998) Washington Post (1990 – 1998)
  Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (1990 - 2002) Legal Times (1979 - 2006)
  National Law Journal (1978 - 2008) New York Law Journal (1976 - 2002)
  Wall Street Journal (1977 - 2006) Los Angeles Daily Journal (1980 - 2006)
Special Collections
  Papers of Justice Louis Brandeis Papers of Justice Felix Frankfurter
  Papers of Roscoe Pound Nineteenth century legal treatises
  ACLU records and publications Papers of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  Amnesty International annual reports with country dossiers  


  Conference recordings from Texas CLE Conference recordings from AALS


  Erwin Younger Legal research educational videos
  Presidential biographical documentaries Biographies of the founding fathers
  Conference recordings of CLE programs Conference recordings of ALI Meetings
  Nomination / confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justices (starting with Justice Blackmun)
  Historical videos (including topics such as Watergate, civil rights efforts, and Waco)