RESEARCH HELP

The reference desk on the first floor is staffed with friendly and experienced people who are eager to help you locate what you need for your projects. We welcome all questions and look forward to seeing you!

956-326-2138   Phone us!

You may also call the reference desk during library hours.

Email your question to us. researchhelp@tamiu.edu

Library Services & General Information for Students

Your Library Account

Click TAMIU WorldCat Local to access your library account and renew books.Click here for more information about borrowing privileges.

Course Reserves

Please see the following information on the Course Reserves.

Interlibrary Loan

Books and articles not owned by Killam Library will be requested from other libraries for use by TAMIU students, faculty, and staff without charge. Requests can be made online.

Study Areas

The Great Room on the 3rd floor has been designated as a reading room for the library during regular library hours. There are 10 group study rooms on the 3rd and 4th floors. Groups have priority over individuals, and groups of TAMIU students and employees have priority over other groups in the study rooms. Groups may also use the study tables on the 2nd and 3rd floors, but the 4th floor has been designated as a library quiet area for individual study.

Study Rooms

You can bring food and drink in the library and study rooms, however, we ask you follow these guidelines:

Acceptable:

Drinks in covered and durable containers (e.g. plastic travel mugs, Starbucks cups, capped bottles).
Small snack food items (e.g. chips, energy bars, candy or food items in small containers).

Not Acceptable:

Drinks with flimsy or no lids. *
Whole meals or food deliveries (e.g. pizza).
Messy or strong smelling foods (e.g. pizza, fried foods, pungent dishes, etc.). Strong smelling foods can be a distraction to others in the same way loud talking or music can be a distraction.

If you snack, clean your study space. Report major spills to the Circulation Desk on the first floor.

If you find another patronís food too aromatic or offensive, contact the Circulation Staff for assistance.

* No alcoholic beverages or tobacco products.

Photocopying, Campus Printing & Copy Center

Photocopy machines are located on the 1st floor of the library. Copies cost $.10 per page. Two machines accept cash and print cards, the other two are cash only. The print card machine is located on the 1st floor across from the Circulation Desk. The microform reader-printers in the Microforms Area accept dimes and print cards. Change is available at the Circulation Desk.

Campus Printing Service allows students and faculty to print documents to selected printers on campus.

Copy Center is located at KL006, is available from Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.


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