Welcome to Alkek Library. We have books, magazines, journals, and media (streaming and on DVD) about dance for your research.
This guide is intended to introduce you to the library's resources and how to find the information you need. If you need any help with your dance research, please don't hesitate to contact me.
You can use the Ask a Librarian
You can also make an online or face to face appointment with a reference librarian. Here's more information about individual research consultations.
It is a library service that allows faculty, staff, and students to borrow items from other libraries that
the Alkek Library does not own. Set up your account and use ILLIAD, the online
interlibrary loan request system to request items.
Things to know:
Please call 512.245.4893 or
email with additional
Request a card online through this TexShare Card request form or sign up in person at the Circulation Desk.
Alkek Library now delivers electronic copies of articles from our print journal collection right to your desktop. This service, called Faculty Article Delivery Service or FADS, is available to faculty at either the San Marcos or Round Rock locations. Graduate Article Delivery Service or GrADS, is available to graduate students at either the San Marcos or Round Rock locations.
Here's how to request an article through FADS or GrADS:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Interlibrary Loan office at 245-4893 or via email.
Research Librarians can provide hands-on instruction sessions.
There are two Digital Editing Bays in Alkek Library. One station is located on the 2nd floor in the Instant Theater area, and the other station is located on the 4th floor in the enclosed Computer Lab.
To use the editing bays, contact a lab assistant at the on the 2nd floor, or the 4th floor.
You may edit video, audio or still pictures using:
Photoshop - Stills editing, cropping
Illustrator - Move, scale, rotate, manipulate type
Dreamweaver - Web Development
Adobe Premiere - Video editing, special effects
After Effects - 3D
Adobe Audition - Audio editing, filtering
Speed Grade - Color editing, balance
Flash Professional -Multimedia authoring program for web content
Prelude - Video ingest and logging
Bridge - Digital Asset Management
Fireworks - designs for websites and mobile applications
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