Library Access On-Campus and Remotely during Fall 2020

Library online resources, including electronic journals and e-books, are available 24 hours a day.

The Library building will be open for card-swipe access beginning Monday, August 10th. For current opening hours see the Library hours page.

Staff are available to assist remotely during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm
  • Friday 8am-5pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 1-5pm

COVID-19 Prevention Plan

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Guides to student and faculty resources for learning, researching and teaching remotely

TCU Coronavirus page

TCU IT's Keep Learning website Scroll down the page to get to the section on how to remotely access the software on the computers in the Library's Information Commons lab.

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Due dates

The library adjusted the due dates on items checked out prior to March 13th, 2020. You can check your current due dates by logging into My Account in the library catalog or if you have concerns or receive a notice, send an email to

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Returning books

Books may be returned at any time via the book drop on the north side of the library, on West Lowden Street. There are also two book drops on the second floor of the library (in the west entrance alcove, and next to the Access Services desk) available any time the building is open.

While the west side of the Library is temporarily closed during summer 2021, a book drop can be found at the vestibule of the east entrance, accessible by card swipe.

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Special Collections request: documenting your experience

Special Collections is asking volunteers to document your personal experiences during the coronavirus pandemic and contribute them to the TCU archives.

Learn more about the project and submit your experiences here: Documenting COVID-19 at TCU.

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