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Archives & Research Center

The Texas State University Archives and Research Center's Reading Room is available for patrons who reserve the room using the Reading Room Reservation page or by calling 512-245-5272. Due to social distancing protocols, we are only able to accommodate two patrons at a time. We will update our availability as things develop with our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Open until 5pm
All Hours

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Visit Archives & Research Center

The Archives and Research Center (ARC) is a state-of-the-art library that will preserve decades of university treasures and library resources. Its climate-controlled environment will prolong the life of university assets keeping them available for exploration and discovery, while supporting the growth of the Alkek Library and Texas State. Visitors are welcome to make use of the Reading Room technology, or to checkout/in library materials.

exterior view of the alkek library with students walking down stairs

Spaces & Equipment

The Archives and Research Center has state-of-the-art, custom-designed spaces built to preserve library materials

Know Before You Go

Be prepared with information you need before you plan your visit to the Archives and Research Center.