Borrower Services | IT Support | Pirate Card | Specialty Printers

A one-stop service point in the Smith Library Center where you can find answers to technology questions, check-out books and materials, get a Pirate Card, make an appointment for a Research Consultation, and reserve the Poster Printer.

512-819-7333  or

Borrower Services 

Main Collection Materials

Patron type # of items allowed Loan period Renewals
Faculty unlimited Due end of Spring semester
Faculty, part time unlimited Due end of current semester
Student unlimited 3 weeks 2
Staff unlimited 3 weeks 2
Alumni 15 3 weeks 1
TexShare 10 3 weeks 1
Town 10 3 weeks 1

Audiovisual materials 
(checkout for Southwestern community only)

Videos and all other audiovisual materials check out for 7 days.

Reserve and Media Library materials (checkout for Southwestern community only)

7, 3, or 1 day loan; 2 hour in-library use; 4 hour in-library use
Overnight use permitted for some 2-and 4-hour desk reserves. Items checked out overnight before library closing must be returned within one hour of opening the following morning.


You can renew most items online via WorldCat Local’s My Library Account link. Please note: audiovisual equipment and reserve items cannot be renewed online.


Technology Support

Trouble with your computer? Need help with a software program? Professional and student support staff are available in person, by phone and through email to answer your technology questions and resolve your technology problems. Call x7333 or (512) 819-7333 between 8 AM and 5 PM Monday - Friday, email, or stop by during the following times:

Sunday - 1pm-9pm 
Monday - Thursday 8am - 9pm 
Friday - 8am - 5pm

Pirate Card 

Need a Pirate Card?  Have your photo taken and receive a card immediately.  If you have lost your Pirate Card, there is a replacement fee of $10.00.  Pirate Cards are available at the following times:

Sunday: 1pm - 9pm
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm

Poster and Photo Printer Reservations

Need to print a poster, photograph, or other large format print? 
Reserve a time with our Poster Printer or the Photo Printer!

If you arrive 15 minutes past your scheduled time, you may not be able to print because that may impact the next person scheduled to print on the Poster/Photo printer.

Reservations are available at the following times:

Monday - Friday 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 4:30pm

See our Poster Printer Instructions for reference on how to print one.

Additional information and poster templates can be found here.