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Catalogs at Other Libraries
* Note: TexShare Cards allow currently enrolled ACC students and faculty to check out materials at other Texas libraries.
It is easy to find books and other material by using the ACC Library Catalog (https://alicat.austincc.edu). More information on how to find books, e-books, and other material can be found by using our quick reference guide to library materials, Finding Books, Media, & Course Reserves.
of Texas at Austin library catalog
This is the largest library in this part of the United States. The public can use materials in the libraries. If you are an ACC student or staff, ask in any ACC library about obtaining checkout privileges with a TexShare card.
Texas State Library
Access to the library's catalog and to many other information resources. This library is open to the public and is located next to the Capitol building.
Texas State Law Library
Access to a wide range of legal/government resources. Texas residents can register for a free library account through the website to access items in the digital collection or visit the Library in person to access print materials.
Texas State University Library - San Marcos
The University was formerly called Southwest Texas State University.
St. Edward's University Library
in south Austin.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Medical library in San Antonio.
Austin Public Library catalog
Lists holdings of the central library at 8th and Guadalupe and all the branch libraries. (If you get a PIN from the public library, you will be able to renew books online.)
Bastrop Public Library
1100 Church St.,
P.O. Box 670 Bastrop Tx 78602
Cedar Park Public Library catalog
550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas 78613 | 512-401-5600
Round Rock Public Library catalog
Robert G. and Helen Griffith Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 | 512-218-7000 | Circulation: 512-218-7001
San Marcos Public Library
512.393.8200 | 625 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX 78666
Westbank Community Library
Westbank Library,1309 Westbank Drive, Austin, TX 78746
Laura's Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX 78733
Library catalogs from around the world searchable through one interface.
TexShare is a collection of Texas libraries, most of which allow free use of each other's libraries. ACC is a member of this group. This link goes to a list of all TexShare libraries that have their catalogs available over the Internet. Please check the lending policies of the participating libraries if you have questions. If you are a currently enrolled student or employee of ACC and are interested in obtaining a TexShare borrower card, speak to a faculty librarian.
Library of Texas
Find books and periodical articles from ten Texas libraries, including ACC and UT, all in one search.
The National Library of Medicine
The NLM is the largest medical library in the world. It is part of the U.S. Government and is located in Bethesda, Maryland. It is a good place to search for material on a topic. Once something is found, then try local libraries.
The Library of Congress
This library in Washington, D.C. has the largest collection in the world. You may also want to try the library's homepage, which has additional research tools useful for topics on American government and history.
Texas Tech University Library
The university based in Lubbock will soon start offering courses at regional centers in central Texas.
A collection of links to library catalogs all over the world.
LibDex: The Library Index
Lists the web sites for over 12,000 libraries from around the world. Other related information on publishers, community networks, conferences, is also given.