Albert B. Alkek Library

Attention Faculty

Online Resource Grants

Proposals are now being accepted for Online Resource Grants.

The purpose of the online resource grants is to enable the purchasing of larger one-time online resources no one department can easily afford with its library allocation. Submission deadline is February 19, 2016, 5p.m. See our Faculty Services Page for more info.


Liz King

Liz is the new Humanities Librarian for the Research, Instruction, and Outreach Department.

She will be working with faculty and students from the English, Philosophy, and Modern Languages Departments.

Your Voice

“The resources they have at Alkek for my classes are great, but I also enjoy the cool collection of graphic novels and movies.”

-- Dan Schumacher, General Manager, KTSW 89.9 and Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism & Mass Communication



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Covers Science, Technology, Medicine, Social Science, Arts & Humanities.Tutorials and quick reference guides will help you get started.

At the Wittliff:

Highlights from the Sandra Cisneros Archive

The Wittliff celebrates its major new acquisition -- the archive of internationally acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros -- with a lobby display highlighting some of the treasures in the Cisneros papers.

More info

Sandra Cisneros © Alan Goldfarb

Game Night

Come join us for the first Game Night of 2016 on February 3rd! Find us downstairs on the 1st floor in Alkek room 105-106 from 6-9pm. There will be free snacks (while they last).



Library Hours Today

Alkek Library
12pm - 3am
Ask a Librarian
12pm - 7pm
All Hours


The Little Shop of Horrors Thu, February 18
The Little Shop of Horrors
Library Film Series, Room 105/106
Blind Date With A Book Wed, February 10 - Mon, February 15
Blind Date With A Book
Alkek Library Leisure Reading Collection, Floor 2