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This guide provides geography resources for Texas State University students, faculty, and staff.

GIS Resources

On the 5th floor, the library has GIS Services.  We have 16 computers with ArcGIS Pro, Erdas, and other geospatial software.  You can also make an appointment for a consultation with our GIS Services Specialist.

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Geography Resources at Alkek Library

The Alkek Library has several resources to help you with your geography research, whether it is books in print or online, scholarly articles available through our databases, GIS Services, computers loaded with ArcGIS in Government Information, a map collection, and a map printing service. 

Use this research guide to find better resources.

Map requests

The Government Information unit provides free printing of USGS Topographic Maps for Texas State University students, faculty, and staff. Map requests are filled within 24 hours. Assistance is also available for locating maps in hard copy. Several series of maps are housed in the collection.

Request maps via this map request form.  For information about the map printing service, see the map printing policy.

New Library Materials

Check below for newly cataloged materials of interest to geographers!  Also, be sure to check the website below for even more listings.

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Subject Librarian

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Nathaniel Dede-Bamfo
Contact:
Albert B. Alkek Library
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX, 78666
(512) 245-3216
Website
Subjects:Geography

Schedule a Research Appointment

Please schedule an appointment for you or your group here.

This enables me to make sure everybody gets their own time!