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Coronavirus Response

COVID-19 may impact the availability of physical materials from participating libraries.  We will process requests but patrons should expect uncertainty and lengthened response times.  

We will continue to process requests for PDFs and other digital formats, but these may also be delayed.  Please make requests as far in advance as possible.  At least a month's notice is preferred.

About Interlibrary Loan

You can request materials from other libraries through us. Just give as much information on the item(s) you need as possible and we will take care of it. You will be notified when your requested item arrives. Please note the following:

  • Libraries rarely lend textbooks, media, reference sources, or dissertations.
  • Articles in electronic format will be emailed directly to you.
  • Interlibrary loan items usually take an average of 21 days to arrive.  Request early!
  • For copyright reasons, we cannot request more than five articles from the most recent five years of any single journal, total among all users. Please be careful when requesting multiple recent articles.


The Library issues TexShare cards to students, faculty, and staff.  These allow you to walk directly into any participating Texas library and borrow material from them.  Please ask for an application form at the front desk.

Coronavirus update: Many libraries have shut down TexShare participation during the coranavirus epidemic.  Please contact your destination library to see if they are honoring TexShare cards from other institutions at the moment..