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"Every time I go into the library, the first place I run to is a group study room. Being able to have a place where you can work together to solve design problems is really important in the interior design field. I know the library will always be here for me to work with no interruptions."

Megan Hutson, Sophomore, Interior Design

Featured Resource

Defining Gender

This resource captures the study and analysis of gender, leisure and consumer culture.

The collection of original source material from British and European archives will enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective.

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

Digital Preservation

The Alkek Library has created a new digitization lab with state-of-the-art high resolution digital photography equipment.

Library staff are digitizing historic and primary source materials to make available online and to ensure their preservation for future generations.


Ray Uzwyshyn

"My staff in Collections and Digital Services enables the Acquisitions, Cataloging/Metadata and Digital Information Systems for our university libraries. We work with both physical items and TxState’s burgeoning library digital resources. Currently, an exciting new initiative enables Faculty Digitization possibilities for our academic research community. "

Library Hours Today

Alkek Library
7am - 3am
Research & Information Desk
9am - 8pm
Government Information Desk
9am - 8pm
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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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Faculty & Staff Authored BooksFri, October 10 - Fri, October 31
Faculty & Staff Authored Books
2013-2014, Exhibit, 2nd Floor
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