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Collections

The TTU Libraries host 2.2 million volumes, over 5,000 DVDs, and also provide access to around 102,000 online journals, newspapers & periodicals, as well as more than 200,000 e-books.

You may use the search tools OneSearch or Start Here to explore our collections.

For directions to physically locate books, current periodicals, CDs & DVDs, government documents, maps, and more, please see the  Library Map.

If you are interested in suggesting the addition of a particular work to the collection, please contact our Personal Librarians or fill out the Library Item Purchse Request Form.

  • Books and Eletronic Media

    To search books in the collection, you may go to the Library Catalog or our newest discovery tool OneSearch

    For information about borrowing a book, please visit the Loan Periods page.

  • Electronic Media

    The Library’s Digital Media Studio (DMS) offers both scholarly and popular works in a variety of electronic formats, including DVD, videocassette and CD. Titles can be searched via the online catalog, and they can be checked out from the DMS, on the 2nd floor east of the University Library.

    Digital camcorders, digital cameras, headphones, external hard drives, and other equipment are also available for checkout at the DMS.

  • Current Periodicals

    Contains individual issues of newspapers and journals received within the last two years. To search titles in the collection, you may go to the Library Catalog.

    You may also access e-journals through Find E-Journals Resource.

    Titles in architecture, law or medicine are housed separately at the Architecture LibraryLaw Library, or Health Sciences Center Library.

  • Digital Collections

    Include various digital or electronic collections featuring art, architecture, books, maps, theses, dissertations and more.

  • Microforms

    Search microfilm, microfiche, or microcard formats of newspapers, journals and more using the online catalog and then locate them in the library basement by call number or author/title.

  • Government Documents

    Contains all federal depository publications administered by the U.S. Government Printing Office in paper, microfiche, microfilm, CD-ROM, DVD, videotape and electronic formats.

  • Maps

    The TTU Map Collection includes atlases, gazetteers, cataloged maps, globes, geographic reference works, as well as some travel information.

  • Anatomical Models

    Models of bones, muscles, and organs may be checked out from the East Circulation Desk.

  • Theses & Dissertations

    Include TTU electronic theses and dissertations, as well as those from other institutions.