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Periodicals/Media - Now Part of Checkout Desk

We are located on the third floor, and our service desk is open the same hours as the library. Our staff is always here to help you find materials and check them out to you as well.

Checkout Desk:  (512) 245-3681

What you can find on our floor:Student browsing DVD collection

  • Popular magazines and newspapers
  • Equipment for Checkout
  • Scholarly and literary journals
  • Graphic Novel Collection
  • Juvenile Collection
  • Popular Reading Collection
  • DVDs (classics, blockbusters, sports, educational)
  • Audiobooks
  • Music CDs and LPs
  • Secured Collections
  • Skeletons and various body part models
  • K-12 Resources, including:
    • Kits and games for testing and teaching at all levels
    • Texas Curriculum Materials Center (TCMC) collection of state-adopted textbooks
    • Testing collection
    • Die-cut machine

For more details about our services and collections, please visit:

Library Collections on 3rd Floor

Equipment Checkout

Finding Periodicals Research Guide

Graphic Novel Collection & Research Guide

Juvenile Collection & Juvenile Literature Research Guide

DVD Collection

K-12 Education guide 


KIC scanners are located near the Checkout Desk on the 3rd floor and on the 2nd floor of Alkek Library. Scans can be made in black and white, grey scale and in color. Documents can be saved in several formats (such as jpg, and pdf). Ask for assistance in using the scanner at the Checkout Desk.