What we do

Our Mission

University Libraries advance the mission of Texas State University through enrichment of teaching, learning, and the research lifecycle. We empower our communities to learn, create, and discover with our learner-centered services and spaces, access to scholarly resources, unique collections, staff expertise, multi-literacy instruction, and digital scholarship initiatives.

Advancing The Research Life Cycle

We provide research resources, data management services, digital publishing support, and copyright assistance.

Driving Student Success

We facilitate teaching & learning through interactive research & technology instruction, open education materials & practices, and customized teaching support.

Providing Robust Repositories and Collections

We ensure access to online publishing and research resources for campus researchers through our distinctive online open repositories and robust collections.
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Featured Expert

Research Data Curation Specialist Xuan Zhou

“I provide research data management consultation services for Texas State researchers to help them learn the skills needed to manage their research data and provide guidance and instruction for how to preserve, share, and deposit data in the Texas State University Dataverse repository,” 

Learn more about Xuan Zhou

Learn more about the library's research data management services

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Student Success

Our latest student success story

Participants at our inaugural TXST Open Datathon investigated open data related to specified research challenges, formulated a research question, and developed insights, potential solutions, and recommendations based on their findings. The weeklong competition was part of our Love Data Week celebration. Awards were presented for first through third place teams. 

Learn more from our web page

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Projects Our Current Projects and Initiatives

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Location:
Alkek Library; Floors 1, 4, and 7
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karina Martin
cby24@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
University Libraries
Do you always wonder which books the Alkek Library staff are reading? Come and check out the book recommendations at the Alkek Library.  You can find them on the 1st, 4th and 7th floors every day through December 2024.
Location:
Alkek Library; Floors 1, 4, and 7
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karina Martin
cby24@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
University Libraries
Do you always wonder which books the Alkek Library staff are reading? Come and check out the book recommendations at the Alkek Library.  You can find them on the 1st, 4th and 7th floors every day through December 2024.
Location:
Alkek Library; Floors 1, 4, and 7
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karina Martin
cby24@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
University Libraries
Do you always wonder which books the Alkek Library staff are reading? Come and check out the book recommendations at the Alkek Library.  You can find them on the 1st, 4th and 7th floors every day through December 2024.