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Welcome to Texas Tech University Libraries.

To promote and facilitate scholarly research and communication among universities as well as access to information in general, Texas Tech University Libraries extend borrowing privileges to visitors from South Plains College (SPC), Lubbock Christian University (LCU), TexShare program participating institutions, Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) Members, and Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Members.

Valid ID Cards

To use resources at the TTU Libraries, you need to request a Texas Tech University Libraries Borrower Card using the following ID cards at the TTU Libraries Service Desk.

Home Institution Valid ID Card

SPC or LCU

University ID Card

TexShare Members

TexShare Card

GWLA Members

University ID card, Library Card, or GWLA Card

ARL Members

ARL Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Card

TexShare Card ARL Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Card

          Sample TexShare Card                               Sample ARL Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Card

 

The Texas Tech University Libraries Borrower Card is valid for a year upon submission. You may use this Borrower Card to use resources in TTU Libraries within your privileges.

TTU libraries borrwoer card

      Sample TTU Libraries Borrower Card

User Privileges @ Main Library

 Home Institutions Wi-Fi Public Computer Regular Books / Popular Reading DVD & Audio Books Children's Book Anatomical Models Reserved Materials Return Items from GWLA Members

SPC or LCU

Yes

Yes

3 weeks

5 items for 7 days
Renewal: 1

1 week

2 hours

2 hours

No

TexShare Members

Yes

Yes

3 weeks

5 items for 7 days
Renewal: 1

1 week

2 hours

2 hours

No

GWLA Members

Yes

Yes

3 weeks

5 items for 7 days
Renewal: 1

1 week

2 hours

2 hours

Yes

ARL Members

Yes

Yes

3 weeks

5 items for 7 days
Renewal: 1

1 week

2 hours

2 hours

No

Note:

  • To access TTU Wi-Fi and public computers, please request a temporary e-raider account at the Service Desk. Your e-raider account will be valid for 30 days.
  • To learn more about anatomical models, please check the anatomical model collection page.

User Privileges @ Architecture Library

 Home Institutions Wi-Fi Public Computer Regular Books DVDs Reserved Materials Return Items from GWLA Members

SPC or LCU

Yes

Yes

2 weeks

5 items for 3 days
Renewal: 1

2 hours

No

TexShare Members

Yes

Yes

2 weeks

5 items for 3 days
Renewal: 1

2 hours

No

GWLA Members

Yes

Yes

2 weeks

5 items for 3 days
Renewal: 1

2 hours

Yes

ARL Members

Yes

Yes

2 weeks

5 items for 3 days
Renewal: 1

2 hours

No

Note:

  • To access TTU Wi-Fi and public computers, please request a temporary e-raider account at the Service Desk. Your e-raider account will be valid for 30 days.

Contact Us

For more information regarding your valid ID card, your privileges and loan periods, please contact the Circulation Department at (806)742-2265 or libraries.circulation@ttu.edu. For more information regarding privileges and loan periods at Architecture Library, please contact the Unit Coordinator, Chris Hidalgo at (806)834-5340.