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Ask a Librarian Talk online with a live reference librarian/assistant, or send a reference question via email, or call 512-245-2686.
Catalog Comments or Problems Use this report to send feedback on the online catalog . 512-245-3004.
Collection Development Suggestion Suggest a subject or a topic to the Collection Development Librarian.  512-245-1843.
Collection Order Request Suggest specific material to be purchased for the library collection. Suggestions are subject to approval by the subject librarian. 512-245-1843.
Database/E-journal Problem Report Report an access problem with a database or an e-journal. 512-245-8613.
Distance Students Document Delivery A delivery service offered to non-RRC Texas State distance learning students. 512-245-1431 or 866-255-3511.
Faculty Proxy Cards Faculty may authorize proxy borrowers (such as student employees or secretaries) to check out materials on their behalf.The proxy authorization must be updated each semester.
Individual Research Appointments Use this form to set up an appointment.
Interlibrary Loan Request material that the Alkek Library does not own from another library. 512-245-4893.
Instruction Sessions Submit this form to schedule library instruction sessions. 512-245-2353.
Library Research Grant Application Submit a proposal for a library research grant  (Sept-Oct), 512-245-2313.
Library Toolbar Download this browser extension to search the library catalog or the WorldCat database.
Map Printing The Alkek Library’s Government Information unit will print maps requested by current Texas State University students, faculty, or staff according to the Map printing policy
RRC Delivery Use the Request option in the library catalog to have items sent from the Alkek Library collection to RRC. 512-716-4700
Refworks Use RefWorks to organize your research and build bibliographies in a variety of formats.
Renew Books Access the library catalog’s My Account to renew books which are nearing their due date. 512-245-3681
Request Checked-Out Items If a title you need is checked out to another person, look for the “Request” button in the catalog (most, but not all, titles are requestable). You will be prompted for your Texas State NetID and password, and for your preferred pickup location (Alkek Library or RRC Library Services). 512-245-3681
Rush Processing Request rush processing of items which have been ordered, received, or that the catalog indicates is "In-process". 512-245-3005.
Report a Missing Item

When an item is not on the shelf and shows available in the catalog, use this form to request a search . 512-245-3681.

Special Collections Mailing List Submit this form to join Special Collections Mailing List and receive our newsletter and events announcements,. 512-245-2313.
Suggestions Send your suggestions or comments. 512-245-2133.
Tour Request (Wittliff Collections) Request a tour of The  Wittliff Collections. 512-245-2313.
TexShare Card Request TexShare Card from Library Circulation Department. 512-245-3681.