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Research, Instruction and Outreach

About RIO

The Research, Instruction and Outreach Department aligns to the mission and vision of the University Libraries and supports the Research and Learning Services (RLS) Division Mission with emphasis on providing research and instructional services and facilitating the use of library materials to meet 21st century library needs.

To fulfill the mission of RLS, the Research, Instruction and Outreach Department’s Charge is to provide intensive outreach to the Texas State campus community, with a desired outcome of rich engagement with subject disciplines including research and instructional support.

Key services provided by the RIO department include research support through via Ask a Librarian; Library Research Instruction, in addition to support for publishing and research.  More information can be found on our services pages.

Research and Instruction

Scholarly Research Services

Faculty Liaison Program

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Contact RIO Department Staff

Name Title Email Phone
Research, Instruction & Outreach Office askalibrarian@txstate.edu
Vacant Department Head
Allan, Charles Librarian ca20@txstate.edu 512.245.3946
Ancelet, Lisa Librarian la12@txstate.edu 512.245.3893
Vacant Administrative Assistant
Vacant Librarian
Salazar, Arlene Librarian as33@txstate.edu 512.245.3844
Smith, Tara Librarian ts20@txstate.edu 512.245.1636
Vaverek, Margaret Librarian mv02@txstate.edu 512.245.2352
Weathers, Jerry Librarian jw02@txstate.edu 512.245.3004