Libraries & Collections

University Libraries provide key services that fuel the success of research and innovation at Texas State University and are continually evolving to meet the needs of the growing university and an ever-changing, technology-driven world.

Albert B. Alkek Library

Explore. Create. Discover

The Albert B. Alkek Library is the architectural centerpiece and intellectual hub of the San Marcos campus. It offers library patrons the opportunity to explore, create and discover in an expansive, seven-story building that is packed with resources, technology and spaces for quiet or collaborative research and study.

exterior view of alkek library building
exterior view of the rrc avery building

Round Rock Campus Library

A wealth of resources, in a comfortable, convenient space

The Round Rock Campus Library supports the research and information needs of faculty and students on the growing Round Rock campus. It offers all the resources and services of a large academic library in its comfortable setting in the Avery Building. Professional librarians are on site to help guide research and assist with circulation of materials. A recent expansion includes the only dedicated quiet study space on the Round Rock campus.

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. It is open to the public and includes a reading room to review and interact with materials on site.

Schneider Music Library

The Schneider Music Library, operated by the School of Music, has the distinction of being the University's only subject-specialty library. It is staffed by one professional music librarian and several student clerks.

Explore Other Libraries

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