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Texas State University
601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
Texas State University in San Marcos is the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fourth-largest university in the state, boasting an enrollment of over 38,000 students. It has 10 colleges and about 50 schools and departments. Texas State's main campus consists of 245 buildings on 492 acres of hilly land along the San Marcos River. It also has a satellite campus in Round Rock.
Library: The Albert B. Alkek Library is the main central library. It has over 1.5 million printed texts, over 2 million microfilm & audio-visual materials, 546,700 electronic books, 471 databases, 110,800+ electronic journals, University Archives, and curriculum materials. The Wittliff collections of Southwestern Writers and Southwestern & Mexican Photography is located on the seventh floor. The library is open to the public. Public computers are on the fourth floor and include access to the library catalog and databases. Holders of TexShare library cards may borrow materials (TexShare is a consortium that includes many academic and public libraries in Texas). Others may obtain borrowing privileges by paying $25 per year.
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