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Guide to Library Floors (Printable Directory)


First Floor (basement level): 

Student lounge and open workstations, Room 100
Instructional Technology offices and classrooms — 512.245.2319

Library rooms 101 & 105/106

Second Floor (Main entrance/exit):  

Circulation / Reserve Desk — 512.245.3681
      Fax machine; Interlibrary Loan pick up; Pick up color printing; Lost & Found; Guard

Research & Information Desk — 512.245.2686
      Computers; Printers; Popular Reading Collection; Open Theater; Café; Scanner; Copier

Associate Vice-President, University Librarian, Room 204 — 512.245.2133

Third Floor:

Periodicals & Media Desk — 512.245.3894

Current and bound periodicals (1960-current); microfilm/microfiche; DVDs; Language Learning CDs;Models; Kits; Graphic Novels; Secured Collections; Juvenile Collection; TCMC K-12 Textbook Collection; Scholastic Guided Reading; Testing Collection; Reference Collection; Career and Business Collections

Research, Instruction & Outreach Department 512.245.3893
University Copyright Office 512.245.1090

Fourth Floor:

Computer Lab and open workstations — 512.245.2106
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GIS Services 512.245.3216
Government Information Desk — 512.245.3686

Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC) — 512.245.2515
Collaboration Center 480 a & b (reserve a room)

Fifth, Sixth, & Seventh Floors:

All books; older bounds periodicals dated 1959 and older — (books and periodicals shelved by call number)
5th floor (Quiet Study) — (A-J) & University Archives (
6th floor (Quiet Study) — (K-Q) 
7th floor —  (R-Z) & The Wittliff Collections — 512.245.2313

Library Hours — 512.245.2187

  Day of the Week Fall & Spring Summer
  Monday-Wednesday   7:00 am – 3:00 am      7:30 am – 11:00 pm  
  Thursday 7:00 am – 1:00 am   7:30 am – 11:00 pm 
  Friday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  Saturday   10:00 am – 7:00 pm   11:00 pm – 6:00 pm 
  Sunday   10:00 am – 3:00 am   1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 * Library Building Hours vary over interim, holidays, final exams. 

Service Point Hours also vary from Library Building Hours: Research & Information Desk, The Wittliff Collections, SLAC, Library Computer Lab, Government Information, Instructional Technologies, RRHEC Library, Schneider Music Library.

Group and individual study rooms are available on 5th, 6th, and 7th floors. Reservable group study rooms are located on the 5th floor.

Photocopiers are located on floors 2 and 3. Copiers accept change only-15 cents per page

FREE scanner station available on Floors 2, 3, and 4 with the capability to save scanned material to a flash drive or send as a PDF email attachment.

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