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The Dr. J. Gilbert Leal Learning Resource Center
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  Mailing Address:
TSTC Harlingen
1902 Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
Learning Resource Center is located on the corner of North Loop 499 and Oak Street. Visitor parking is at our back door.
  Office Hours:
M - Th: 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
F: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat.: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun.: Closed

The Dr. J. Gilbert Leal Learning Resource Center

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.




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Welcome to TSTC’s Learning Resource Center. We have sources both to help you academically and entertain you. We offer material to cover just about every research need you may have.

The LRC has over 23,497 books, 78 journal and magazine titles, and 6 newspapers available in print. We have you covered electronically as well with: over 5,000 journal and magazine titles available through the databases, over 600 DVD’S, over 3,000 E-books through Academic E-books, located on the database page and Overdrive E-books that are downloadable to your mobile device. You can also find 10 different anatomy models, VHS, and CD-ROM’s to fit your research needs.

To help you study the LRC provides; 68 computers in our main lab, 6 study rooms, and 25 laptops you may borrow while you are here. Inter Library Loan service that allows us to borrow material for you, copy and print services are also offered.

For your entertainment we have popular fiction and non-fiction material, magazines, as well as a growing collection of Graphic Novels, and a commercial grade flight simulator. 

All students violating LRC Rules may be asked to leave the building.

Below are some links to help you get started on your information search:

Find books on any subject.
Explore 57 databases including Academic E-books and EBSCO E-books
Find where to find information in your field of study.
Download eBooks and Audiobooks
Funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Find a list of the DVD’s, Training Items, and Audio Books available for checkout.
Help citing your sources
Learn how to: search databases, evaluate sources, and more
Can’t find what you need? Let us help.
Find links to; dictionaries, thesauruses, search sites, and more!

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