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All West Texas Campuses


Contact Information:

Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325. 641. 3901
Brownwood Campus

Jennifer Rosas - 325.235.7338
Sweetwater Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
 
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Library Services

CIRCULATION

The general public is welcome to use the library facilities, computers and materials while on campus. TSTC West Texas students and employees may check out circulating materials after creating a library account at the circulation desk.

CDs, which accompany books, and movie DVDs are kept at the circulation desk where they can be checked out. Materials may be renewed by contacting the library.

Circulation periods

Books – 2 weeks
Videos, magazines, equipment – 1 day

Fines and fees

Book and magazine late fee – $0.10 per day
DVD – $1.00 per day
Lost or damaged item – replacement cost plus $50.00 processing fee.

Note: All outstanding library fees must be cleared before students may register or graduate.

REFERENCE

The library staff at each location can assist with most library related questions.
For research questions, contact the librarian at the Abilene extension by phone, email, or in person during library hours.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

TSTC West Texas students and employees may request books and articles not held by the library through the OCLC Interlibrary Loan system by contacting the library staff at any location.  There is no charge for this service to TSTC West Texas employees and students. Delivery may take up to two weeks.

RESERVES

Library reserves are a service to TSTC West Texas students and instructors. They are materials that are kept at the circulation desk at each location that are reserved for limited circulation to students in a particular class.

Instructors who wish to place items on reserve as required or recommended reading for their courses can do so by contacting the library staff at the location where they wish to reserve materials.

PURCHASE REQUESTS

Students and instructors are encouraged to recommend items for purchase by the library by submitting their requests to the librarian in Abilene.

Requests that support a particular program at TSTC West Texas will be given priority and restricted by budget constraints.

The librarian will notify the person making the request regarding its status and when the item is available.

Please contact: 
Steven Perry, Librarian
steven.perry@abilene.tstc.edu
325.738.3341

COMPUTERS AND PRINTING

Each location provides public access computers for student and guest use. Students are required to sign into a logbook at the circulation desk. The computers have Internet access and are equipped with the Microsoft Office suite of applications.


Files that are saved on each computer are deleted at the end of computing session and students are not allowed to install software on the machines. There is no charge for printing on the library’s network printer.

MEDIA EQUIPMENT

The library has the following media equipment for use in the library: 

  • Flatbed scanner with document feeder (ABI, SW)
  • DVD and VHS players with monitor (ABI, SW)
  • Headphones
  • Calculators
  • Digital projectors (ABI, SW)

STUDY ROOMS

The Sweetwater, Abilene and Brownwood library facilities each have enclosed study rooms. The rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations can be made by contacting the library staff. The study rooms have keyed doors and can be locked by the staff when users leave for short periods of time.











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