Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

See Also

  1. Off-campus access FAQ
  2. Help for distance learners

Research Tips

  1. How do I find full text articles online?
  2. How do I find a database by subject?
  3. How do I find a database by name?
  4. How do I find an electronic journal, or find out which databases carry a specific journal?
  5. What is SFX?
  6. How do I choose a research topic?


  1. For how long may I check out a book?
  2. How many books may I check out at once?
  3. How do I find out how many books I have checked out and how can I renew them?
  4. Where do I return books?
  5. May I check out books from other TTU libraries?
  6. If the item I want is already checked out, what can I do?
  7. If the Library does not have the item, or the item is not on the shelf, how can I get it?
  8. What if I have lost a book?
  9. How do I get a Library card?
  10. Is it possible to request for an item to be purchased?

Catalog Help

  1. How do I search for a book in the Library?
  2. May I check out magazines, journals or newspapers?
  3. How do I request an item from the catalog?

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