The Thomas University Library has approximately 20,000 print books in its general and reference collections and provides access to 158,000 eBook titles through the Anywhere Access link under the Resources tab.
Main Collection materials (print) are arranged according to the Library of Congress Classification system (book on education: LB2391.S2). These materials may be checked out from the library.
Included in the Circulating collection are:
- Young Adult
- Graphic Novels
- Oversized books
Note: Children’s and Young Adult books are arranged by author.
Reference Collection items (print) are intended for immediate availability to the patron for short-time usage. These items can be identified by a Reference sticker placed above the call number and can only be used in the Library. Some of these items are located in the Oversized section. Reference books are arranged according to the Library of Congress Classification system.
Media Collection materials consist of over 800 DVDs, Audiobooks, and music CDs. The DVDs are arranged by title; the Audiobooks and CDs according to call number.
Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals:
The library subscribes to over 90 print journals and magazines which are arranged by title. Some leisure type magazines and newspapers are located in the leisure reading area.
TU library has access to a wide range of full-text journals and magazines through the state-wide collection of databases referred to as GALILEO as well as other electronic databases. Electronic materials can be accessed from the Anywhere Access link under the Resources tab..
Equipment such as laptops, Kindles, projectors, cameras, webcams, headphones are available for library use and/or checkout according to patron permissions. Check at the circulation desk for details.
Reserve material consists of items placed at the Circulation Desk by faculty for use by students in their classes. Items range from copies of tests, faculty owned books, tip sheets and are intended for library use only. Other items available at the Circulation Desk for checkout include board games and samples of the Capstone Nursing Project.
Archival materials related to the university are available in paper format. Photographs and yearbooks are included in this collection. These materials are located in a secure, closed environment and must be viewed in the library. Check at the Circulation Desk for details.