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.
Books – 2 weeks
Fines and fees
Book and magazine late fee – $0.10 per day
The library staff at each location can assist with most library related questions.
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.
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.
Students and instructors are encouraged to recommend items for purchase by the library by submitting their requests to the librarian in Abilene.
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.
The library has the following media equipment for use in the library:
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.