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Alkek from below

With more than 1.25 million library visitors a year, and growing, Texas State set forth a bold plan to transform the current library into a learning commons, a state-of-the-art facility that offers a functional and flexible place for study, research and collaboration. Watch the research video and learn more here.

Portrait of Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard’s creative process and the restless, unconventional energy he brings to his work can be explored at the Wittliff Collections, a research archive and museum dedicated to the Southwest’s literary and photographic arts in the Albert B. Alkek Library. Watch the research video and learn more here.

Cormac McCarthy's letters

As the crown jewel of the Wittliff ’s literary treasury, the Cormac McCarthy archive is available to students, scholars, researchers ... any and everyone seeking inspiration and an intimate behind-the-scenes look at a legendary writer’s work. Watch the research video and learn more here.

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Weighing the Evidence
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Eye on the Future
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Target: Colon Cancer
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Vampire Bats: Myths vs. Facts
Understanding Vampire Bats: Myths vs. Facts
Spring Lake: A Texas Original
A Texas Original: The timeless beauty of Spring Lake