Tarleton Libraries offer information and research materials, personalized services, technological tools, and study/meeting spaces to support the educational, research, scholarship, and recreational needs of the entire University community. The libraries' resources and services can be accessed online at http://www.tarleton.edu/library and by visiting the libraries.
The Dick Smith Library is centrally located on the Stephenville campus and offers all the typical amenities of an academic library including a Maker Spot and the Study Grounds Café. The Rickett Library in Fort Worth has a physical collection targeted to graduate degree offerings and utilizes the campus courier to provide access to Dick Smith Library materials. Writing Center and Information Technology Services can be found in both libraries.
Tarleton librarians and professional staff offer services and resources in person, via chat, by telephone, through email, and online appointments to meet Tarleton community’s ever-changing needs. Tarleton Libraries provide print and electronic books (600,000+), periodicals (82,000+), government documents, audiovisual materials, microforms, archives, and digital images. Tarleton Libraries offer over 400 databases that provide online access to full-text articles and citations from thousands of scholarly and professional journals, trade publications, popular magazines, newspapers, and selected reference books, as well as streaming video and digital music to support coursework and research endeavors. Interlibrary loan and TexShare are two other services to access resources we do not own.