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Foreign Countries: Finding Books

ILL - TexShare

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free library lending service available to current TxState students and employees. ILL borrows items from other libraries that the Alkek Library does not own. Use ILLIAD, the online interlibrary loan request system, to order your ILL items. Typical turnaround for a book is 1-2 weeks and must be picked up at and returned to the library. Articles are sent to requestors via email. 

Contact & Pick-up Info: Items can be picked up at the 3rd floor Checkout Desk. Please call 512-245-4893 or email with additional questions.

A TexShare card is free for all current Texas State students and employees and provides borrowing privileges at participating libraries. For questions about TexShare contact the Checkout Desk at 512.245.3681 or via email.

Search for Books & More in the Library:

Use the Library Catalog to search the main collection for print resources, multimedia resources, and ebooks. The Library Catalog also provides location and availability details.

When researching countries, books can be searched by first trying a Subject Search by country or region/continent looking of the available list of subtopics.  If an appropriate Subject does not exist for what you are looking for about your country, try a Keyword Search.