Students, click here to find textbooks and assigned readings placed on Course Reserve.
EXTENDED (24 HOUR) LIBRARY SCHEDULE FOR FINALS WEEK
When the library opens on Sunday, May 1 at noon, it will not close again until Thursday, May 12 at midnight. On Friday, the library will be open 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 3rd floor computer lab will be open the same hours as the library. We will be closed on Saturday, May 14, 2016 for Commencement Day.
Robert J. Terry Librarians love assisting students with research papers! If you want
a librarian to proof your paper, suggest a database, or help cite your sources, set
up a One-on-One session with a librarian by clicking here.
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New Electronic Databases & Resources to Explore
Learning Express Library Provides comprehensive test preparation, skills improvement resources, and career
guidance. Boasts an extensive offering of occupational Prep Tests, including the Electrician’s License test, Law Enforcement exams, ASVAB preparation, Military Flight
exams, Real Estate exams, and more. Also includes basic skills improvement exams, SAT, CLEP and THEA tests.
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities A vital resource for increasing the publishing effectiveness of professors, graduate
students, and researchers, this tool helps scholars match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals most likely to
The Robert James Terry Library supports the curriculum and research needs of the University
community through the development of relevant collections and the provision of services
designed to facilitate access to information and learning.
The library collection consists of over 261,506 printed books and media titles, along
with 1,774 print periodicals and over 250 electronic databases providing TSU students
and staff with remote access to thousands of additional subscription journal titles
and ebooks. The library provides an information literacy program, bibliographic instruction,
virtual reference (Ask a Librarian), reserves, and interlibrary loan.
Closed study rooms and individual study carrels are provided on most floors. With
the exception of Special Collections, the library maintains open stacks. Wireless
access is available throughout the building. A computer lab is available on the 3rd
floor. Students can print up to 40 pages without charge. Copy machines are available
on the second floor.
The Robert James Terry Library supports the Association of College and Research Libraries
(ACRL) Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Information Literacy skills are an essential part of our library instruction program
that infuses the essential components into all library lectures, guides, tutorials,
library websites, and others.