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Albert B. Alkek Library


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.

Your Voice

"I like the library because they have a graphic novel section that is filled with most of the best titles in graphic novels."

Christian Chavera, Sophomore, Microbiology Major

See titles from the Graphic Novel Collection on the 3rd floor or browse them in the library catalog!

Featured Resource

Victorian Popular Culture

Invites you into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.


The Library eNews Team

Team members recently won the library’s 2014 Team Award for their collaborative effort in producing our popular online newsletter!

Left to right: Joan Heath, Anthony Guardado, Kay Hetherly, Tara Smith, Misty Hopper, Sarah Naper, Lisa Ancelet, Jessica McClean, Robert Gutierrez, Rory Elliott, and Kris Toma

At the Wittliff:


Local poster artists in the late ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s visually evoked Austin’s sound and defined its culture as the city established itself as one of the most vital music scenes in the country. More than 140 vintage pieces on view. Meet several of the artists at the March 1 event!

Poster: Armadillo World Headquarters Grand Opening, 1970, © Jim Franklin

Library Hours Today

Alkek Library
7:30am - 11pm
Research & Info Desk
7:30am - 10pm
Government Information Desk
9am - 5pm
Ask A Librarian
10am - 5pm
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