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The Library has awarded the 2013 Online Resource Grants. This year the Library was able to offer a record $173,000 to support the purchase of larger digital collections that can be purchased one time and owned in perpetuity. A review... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2013 at Alkek Library News
The third author reading and book signing hosted this semester by the Wittliff will be a very special appearance by Dagoberto Gilb on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Dagoberto Gilb, a donor to the Wittliff’s Southwestern Writers Collection and former Texas... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Alkek Library News
Fourteen faculty members have been awarded Library Research Grants for materials to support their research projects. Members of the Library Committee, the library’s faculty advisory group, reviewed the proposals and recommended grants to the following recipients: Dr. Alejandro Barcenas Pardo,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at Alkek Library News
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Periodicals Archive Online is a major online periodical archive that makes older journal issues from 1800 to 2000 available in full text, similarly to JSTOR. The Library has purchased PAO Collection 1, which contains the backfiles of 100 scholarly journals... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2010 at Alkek Library News
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The Wittliff Collections present their next series book: IN SEARCH OF THE BLUES: A JOURNEY TO THE SOUL OF BLACK TEXAS Reading & Book Signing with BILL MINUTAGLIO 4:00 pm, Tuesday, April 27 The Wittliff Collections, Alkek Library, Seventh Floor... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Academy Award-winning director/writer/producer Robert Benton donated his papers to the Alkek Library’s Southwestern Writers Collection at the Wittliff Collections in 2001. Known for such films as Bonnie and Clyde, Kramer vs. Kramer, Places in the Heart, and Nobody’s Fool, Benton’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2010 at Alkek Library News
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THE WITTLIFF COLLECTIONS and TEXAS FOLKLIFE present: March 18, Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 pm ALAN GOVENAR Presentation | Film Screening | Book Signing Admission is FREE and open to the public—no badge or ticket required. In conjunction with SXSW, writer,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Recent purchases of full-text collections of electronic books have greatly expanded the selection of resources the library offers: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) is a fully searchable database of more than 136,000 books published primarily in Great Britain between the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2009 at Alkek Library News
Faculty members who need materials not in the library collection for their research are invited to submit a proposal for a Library Research Grant. Applicants are asked to provide a brief description of the project, a list of needed materials,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2009 at Alkek Library News
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Texas State MFA students read their poetry and fiction on the 7th floor of Alkek Library. The event is co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the Wittliff Collections. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2009 at Alkek Library News
Counseling and Therapy in Video is a growing streaming video collection for the study of counseling, human services, psychotherapy, and psychology. The collection allows you to watch consultations, counseling sessions (both authentic and acted), demonstrations, interviews, and lectures in topics... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2009 at Alkek Library News