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ARTstor is offering five $1500 travel awards for undergraduate and graduate students, curators, educators, and librarians in any field to help fund travel-related educational and scholarly activities. This year the theme is cities. Rules include create an ARTstor image group... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2013 at Alkek Library News
Faculty Erina Duganne and Jason Reed, from the School of Art & Design, are hosting visiting artist Harrell Fletcher next week on Tuesday September 13th and Wednesday September 14th. 10 selected Art & Design students have arranged a tour of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Alkek Library News
Satirist George Saunders illuminates life’s grit and ridiculousness Texas State’s English Department, Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, and Wittliff Collections, with support of the Burdine Johnson Foundation, are pleased to co-sponsor a reading and book signing with American satirist George... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at Alkek Library News
Increase your research skills by playing the LexisNexis® QuizWhiz student competition. Participants can answer questions to win points which can then be redeemed for prizes. LexisNexis® Academic is a database that Alkek Library subscribes to and can be found under... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Credo Reference contains approximately 400 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries (English and foreign language), thesauri, books of quotations, as well as a range of subject-specific reference books and images. Credo is also configured to search the Alkek Library Catalog to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Alexander Street Press is offering free access to their video collection American History in Video until May 31, 2010 at From the collection homepage: "American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Did you know that we have online tutorials? They are under How Do I? and Find Tutorials.We have general research tutorials such as Finding Specific Articles When You Have the Citation(s). We have subject specific Art & Design or Business... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Through the Alkek Library's Research Databases page you can get access to the database Testing and Education Reference Center. Here you will find test prep materials for CLEP tests, the GRE, SAT, PSAT, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, TOEFL and more. This... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2010 at Alkek Library News
The Criterion Collection Movie Exhibit is on the 2nd or main floor of Alkek Library in the display cases near the elevators. The exhibit is a selection of international movies from the Criterion Collection arranged by country. The Criterion Collection... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2009 at Alkek Library News
Testing & Education Reference Center with Careers has practice tests and test prep guides to help you prepare for many for standardized tests including the GED; civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2009 at Alkek Library News