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Basics of Library Research Workshop

A guide to using popular resources and services at the University Library. Learn about your Personal Librarian, database searching and print and online resources.

Library Services

  1. Undergraduate students may check out books for 3-week loans. Graduate students may check out books for 180 days. Graduate students enrolled in 6000, 7000, or 8000-level courses may reserve a private study carrel for individual study or Library research.
  2. The Document Delivery (interlibrary loan) service pulls books from the stacks and provides materials the Libraries do not own at no charge. Make requests online via Document Delivery.
  3. The Libraries’ online resources are available from off-campus to all TTU students.
  4. Amazing technology is available including a Makerspace with 3D printers (second floor, east side), hundreds of computers, printing, book/document scanners, and WiFi throughout the Library.
  5. The Dynamic Media Services (DMS) Service Desk loans anatomy models, SLR cameras, GoPro cameras and HD camcorders, projectors, microphones, DVDs, and audiobooks. The DMS is on the second floor (east side) of the Library.

Library Spaces

The University Library has a variety of spaces. Choose your preferred research environment—study carrels, group study rooms, collaborative work spaces, or quiet study floors.

Study Hub group study spaces at the library