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Faculty Guide to Truxal Library

About our collections

The library's collection consists of over 150,000 physical books, 114,000 electronic books, 15,000 periodicals, and 21,000 audiovisual resources, available online and in house. The library provides access to more than 50 online databases, which contain journals, magazines, newspapers, e-books, streaming videos, art images, music, and more. Resources available for use inside the library include anatomical and chemistry models, phone chargers, headphones, whiteboards, and office supplies.


Search the library's online catalog to find books and e-books, hard-copy and streaming media, and more:


Suggest materials

We encourage faculty to recommend materials for the library. Contact the library director ( or use the form below:

Teaching a new subject or text? We want to hear from you! Please reach out to the library to make sure we have the materials your students need!


The library subscribes to Choice, which publishes reviews of academic books organized by discipline. The magazine is available in print in the library. On-campus users can find reviews online:

For recommendations of other periodicals offering book reviews for your subject area, contact us.

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