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601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666

Ph: (512) 245.2686
Fax: (512) 245.0392

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Research & Information Desk

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The Research & Information desk is located on the 2nd floor.

You can get research help, directions, and help locating materials in the library's collections at the desk, or make an appointment with a Subject Librarian for expert research assistance.

Or, you can call 245-2686.

Research & Information Desk Hours:

*Hours will vary on holidays, during interim, and mini semesters.  Call or check the Library Hours to be sure.

Week Days Fall / Spring Summer Interim
Monday 7:00am - 1:00am 7:30am - 11:00pm On-Call
Tuesday 7:00am - 1:00am 7:30am - 11:00pm On-Call
Wednesday 7:00am - 1:00am 7:30am - 11:00pm On-Call
Thursday 7:00am - 1:00am 7:30am - 11:00pm On-Call
Friday 7:00am - 1:00am 7:30am - 5:00pm On-Call
Saturday 2:00pm - 6:00pm 11:00am - 6:00pm Closed
Sunday 12:00pm - 7:00pm 1:00pm - 9:00pm Closed



















If you have questions concerning Borrowing and Renewing, Clearing Holds, or Paying fines, please call the Circulation desk at 512-245-3681.


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Library Holds and Fines

Clear your library holds  and fines at the Circulation/Reserves Desk in person or call 512.245.3861.

Printer Questions or Problems

For printer questions or problems, ask at the Printer Help Desk located beside the Research & Information desk.

Print Limit Extensions

A per semester limit is set for each student of 2500 pages. Extensions to this limitation are determined on a case by case basis. To request an extension please send an email to ITSACLabs@txstate.edu.

Fax Machine

A fax machine is available at the Circulation/Reserves desk.  It is 1.00 plus tax per page to send a fax.