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Albert B. Alkek Library

Focus on Finals

Therapy Dogs to the Rescue!

Our friends from Divine Canines will again be here to help bring the stress levels down during finals. Take a study break and visit with one of our furry friends on the following dates:

December 8, 1 to 3 p.m.
December 9, 10 a.m. to Noon
Two locations: Instant Theater, 2nd Floor and SLAC, 4th Floor Read more…

Focus on Faculty:

Create an Image Collection

Do you have a collection of images that you wish were digitized, online, and shareable with Texas State or the world?

We now have Artstor Shared Shelf! We can upload your images for research, teaching, or creating a public collection. Read more…


Michelle Williams

We are proud to announce that Michelle received Texas State University Employee of the Month for October 2014!

Michelle manages the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit at Alkek Library including the document delivery service for faculty and graduate students.

Congratulations Michelle!

Your Voice

"As a Communication Design Major, I enjoy visiting the current periodicals shelves on the 3rd floor of the library. Here I can find the latest print issue of the Communication Arts magazine. Their Photography Annual provides me with inspiration for my design projects."

Darian Allen, Communication Design Major, Senior



To a data user, dataZoa means a single, uniform, cost-effective way to access data from a huge and growing abundance of data on the web. Users simply drag-and-drop data from over 3 Billion data series in Economics, Health, Energy, Demographics, Finance, and more, from the US and the world.

At the Wittliff:


Photographs recently acquired from 42 internationally acclaimed and emerging artists showcase the variety of imagery and print processes being added to the Wittliff Collections’ dynamically growing holdings. Admission to all Wittliff exhibitions and events is free. Read more...

Image: Conversations with a Coyote, © 2013, Keith Carter

Spaces & Collections

Reserved Group Study

Study rooms 512 and 514 (both are located on the 5th floor) can now be reserved in 2 hour blocks during the hours the library is open.

To reserve a room, click here.


Send n' Print

Now you can send documents from personal (home) Windows or Mac computers from on- or off-campus to select SendNPrint Spots on campus!

Choose between uploading the document(s) or sending them via your Texas State e-mail account. School of Nursing students can also download the driver to print in Round Rock.

Library Hours Today

Alkek Library
11am - 6pm
Research & Information Desk
2pm - 6pm
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The Little Paint Site ExhibitMon, September 22 - Mon, December 15
The Little Paint Site Exhibit
Excavation & Discovery along the S. Llano River, Center for Archaeological Studies, 1st Floor
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