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A guide to the library for international students.



Welcome! International Students!

Libraries in the U.S may be different from libraries in your home country. This guide is designed to help you get familiar with McFarlin Library. This page is a good place to get started for people who need help finding and using information from library resources.

The Research Desk

Research Desk

Ask a research librarian at the Research Desk if you have any questions.

The Check Out desk

Checking Out Books

To borrow a book from McFarlin Library, take your book(s) and your Student ID to the large Circulation Desk on the Plaza Level in front of the coffee shop.  You can also return books at the Circulation Desk.

Books for ESL

English Institute Books

ESL books are located on the Southwest side of the Browsing Level (Behind Children's Books)

Book and Material Check Out Request

The McFarlin Library is currently operating a book and material pick up service for our physical materials. TU students, faculty, and staff can request materials in our collection to be picked up at the McFarlin Library during operational hours. Patrons can find materials in our collection by searching the library’s catalog:!/.

  • Patrons will be notified when materials are available for pick up.
  • Materials can be picked up during library operational hours at the Plaza Level Circulation Desk.
  • Materials not picked up within one week will be reshelved.
  • Requests are limited to materials located in the McFarlin Library.

Contact for any questions regarding book retrieval.

Note: Book delivery is unavailable at this time.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar