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Floor by floor directory

Library Directory (PDF, 298 KB)

First Floor (basement level):

  • Under construction - reopening Spring 2020

Second Floor (main entrance/exit):

  • Ask Alkek Desk - 512.245.2686
  • Printing Help Desk - 512.245.1014
  • Scanners available on floors 2 and 3
  • Open Theater
  • Media Corner
  • Assistant Vice-President, Alkek Library, Room 204 - 512.245.2133
  • Collaboration Rooms

Third Floor:

  • Checkout Desk - 512.245.3681
  • Reserves
  • Periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers) -
    • Current issues (shelved alphabetically by title)
  • Media Collection
  • Juvenile Collection
  • Testing Collection
  • Secured Collection
  • Popular Reading Collection
  • Research, Instruction and Outreach (Subject Librarians) Office, Room 350
  • Graduate Commons (Graduate Students only)
  • CommLab, Room 304
  • Interlibrary Loan office - 512.245.4893
  • Open Study Areas

Fourth Floor:

  • Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC LAB) - 512.245.2515
  • Public Lounge (microwaves and vending machines)
  • Library Instruction Room 440 (Open to public when not in use by a class)
  • General Instruction Room 452 (Open to public when not in use by a class)
  • Conference Halls A & B (441-442)
  • Open Study Areas

Fifth Floor:

  • All books with call numbers A - J
  • Geographic Information Services (GIS) - 512.245.3216
  • Geospatial Lab
  • Government Information desk - 512.245.3686
  • University Archives - 512.245.6724
  • Designated quiet areas on floor
  • Group and Individual Study Rooms
  • Open Study Areas

Sixth Floor:

  • All books with call numbers K - Z
  • Specialized Computer Lab and 3D printing - 512.245.2106
  • Designated quiet areas on floor
  • Group and Individual Study Rooms
  • Open Study Areas

Seventh Floor:

  • Special Collections
  • Southwestern Writers, Southwestern & Mexican Photography & Texas Music Collections
  • The Wittliff Collections Galleries
  • The Lonesome Dove Gallery
  • Group and Individual Study Rooms
  • Open Study Areas