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Albert B. Alkek Library


Book-It Brigade
Thanks for celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Alkek Library with a reenactment of the 1990 Book-It Brigade. What fun and a success!

Tell Us Your Story Contest
As part of the Alkek@25 celebration we are gathering Alkek stories and we want to hear from you!

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Banned Book Read-Out

Join us for the Banned Book Read-Out!
When: October 1st, 10am to 5pm
Where: Instant Theater

We invite you to come read a passage from your favorite banned or challenged book. Sign up for your personal time slot or try the QUIZ to see which banned book you are!

Your Voice

“I love the 3rd floor of the library because I use this study area for dynamic mathematical tutoring.”

Jason Draper, Graduate Student, Mathematics Major

Also pictured: Victoria Podrebarac, Senior, Health & Fitness Management Major, Business Minor

At the Wittliff:


Photography and Conscience / Fotografía y conciencia.
The first retrospective in the United States of Moya’s important work, these 90+ images document Mexico and Latin America from revolutionary movements to timeless moments of daily life. More info

Ixtle Family / Familia ixtlera, © 1965, Rodrigo Moya


The Research & Information Desk has moved and is now located on the side of the Circulation/Reserve Desk on the 2nd floor.

A library assistant and student worker are there to answer your questions or to refer your more complex research questions to a research librarian. Get help here or use the Ask A Librarian Service.


Latino Literature

This collection brings together more than 100,000 pages pages of poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States. 19th Century-Present.

Explore Latino Literature.


Collaboration Center C2

Located on the 4th floor, this space is designed for student collaboration and group work; to practice presentations, or to communicate with group members not on campus.

Both rooms accommodate up to 6 people and can be reserved.

Library Hours Today

Alkek Library
7am - 3am
Research & Info Desk
9am - 8pm
Ask a Librarian
9am - 8pm
Government Information
9am - 8pm
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