TexShare Borrowers from Other Institutions


Privileges, Rights, and Restrictions

  • TexShare borrowers may apply for privileges by presenting a valid TexShare Card and photo ID.
  • The borrower must sign a TexShare Borrower Agreement which outlines borrower responsibilities.
  • Borrowing privileges expire upon the date issued by the parent institution on the TexShare card.


  • TexShare patrons may checkout up to 5 circulating items.
  • TexShare patrons may not access reserve materials or ILL.
  • TexShare patrons may not checkout laptops, tablets, realia, kits or textbooks.
  • Checkout is barred if two or more items are overdue.


  • TexShare patrons may renew materials twice if they have not been requested by another patron.
  • TexShare patrons may renew by phone or in person.


  • Materials may be returned to any ACC Library.
  • All campuses have an outside book drop which may be used throughout the year.

Reference and Research Help

  • TexShare Patrons may request reference help from faculty librarians.

Computer Use

  • TexShare patrons may use guest/visitor computers in the library for research.
  • TexShare patrons may not use the Computer Center.

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