Black History Month 2023

Celebrate Black History Month with the Eunice & James L. West Library! Check out our physical book displays on the first floor and in the Martin University Center! We also have a display highlighting eBooks written about and by Black authors. Furthermore, we are also spotlighting different Black figures on our Instagram taken from our "Famous Quotes" display by the Reference Desk!

Adkinson-Lynton Comic Book Collection

Our Adkinson-Lynton Comic Collection has moved from behind the Circulation Desk to Room 217 on the 2nd floor. Stop by and check out some of the comics in the collection, hang out, or study!

The Comic Book Room can also be reserved with the QR code posted outside the door like other classrooms on the 2nd floor. Comics in the room cannot be checked out, but you can check out the graphic novels located on the 3rd floor in our General Collection. Graphic novels and literature about comics and graphic novels start in PN6700.  

2nd Floor Study Room Fans

January and February may be the coldest time of year in Texas, but after the brief Texas spring in March and April we tumble right into summer. With last year’s summer having a recorded 47 days of 100-degree weather, the library has pre-emptively taken measures to beat the heat and all fans in the group study rooms have extension cords and are ready for use! 

Circulation Services

Welcome back Students, Faculty, and Staff! 

Circulation Services:

  • ID Cards
  • Parking Permits (students only)
  • Reserve (limited textbooks for limited library use)
  • TexShare Cards (a card one can use at other participating libraries)
  • Print Management
  • Library Material Check-Outs
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Lost & Found
  • Five laptops are available to checkout for a 4-hour loan period
  • Bookstore Supplies (scantrons for 30₵​)

Happy holidays and a happy new year! Check out these staff recommendations!

Happy Holidays & A Happy New Year, Ramily! Check out what some of our library staff will read over the Winter Break for the New Year 2023.


Marquel Anteola:

Brown Girls – Daphne Palasi Andreades. A boisterous and infectious debut novel about a group of friends and their immigrant families from Queens, New York.


Risa Brown:

Woman in the Library—Sulari Gentill. A fun story within a story, both mysteries will keep you guessing.

Special Services for Honors Students

Honors students can receive additional services from the the Reference Department of the West Library.  You schedule or come to the reference desk on Monday-Thursday between 2-3 PM and get a one-on-one consultation with a librarian to get help on any of your research projects!  

In addition, you can attend a workshop to get further help on various topics! See the schedule below for the rest of the fall semester.