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Albert B. Alkek Library

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“Alkek Library is the heart of Texas State University’s strong community. The spaces are designed to encourage interactive learning in a friendly environment. The GIS Services, in particular, add great value to the quality of my research!”

--Shadi Maleki, PhD student, Graduate Assistant, Geography Department.


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Need research help?

We are here to save you time with your research and finding good quality information. You can contact us via chat, email, text. For more in depth research questions you can schedule a research consultation with your subject librarian.

Therapy Dogs Coming Soon

Get your woof on!

Enjoy relaxing study breaks during finals with therapy dogs. Come pet Zeus the Sharpei, Stella the Pug, and more pups from Divine Canines & Pet Partners.

When: Dec. 12 & 13 from 1-3pm
Where: Open Theater (main floor) & SLAC (fourth floor, Dec. 12 only)


Peace Research Abstracts

Peace analysis including conflict resolution, nonviolence, war, international affairs and peace psychology.

Indexes materials from important sources like Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and International Journal of Refugee Law.

Featured Staff

Tricia Boucher

Tricia is the new User Experience Librarian and subject librarian for Psychology.

Working to make the library experience better for students, faculty and staff, she also provides library instruction for Psychology and general education core courses. You can contact her here.

From The Wittliff Collections


The Emilio Navaira: Tejano Music Icon exhibit features images, vintage recordings, mementos, and personal artifacts. The exhibition was curated by Ramón Hernández from his extensive Hispanic Entertainment Archives in San Antonio.

Now through December 16, 2016

Digital Collections

The National Tour of Texas

This online exhibit features digitized photographs, postcards, notes, and an interactive map that follows Dick Reavis's 1987 journey across every highway in Texas for Texas Monthly magazine.



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Alkek Library
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