Check Out Books

What Do I Need To Check Out Books?

  • Current students/faculty/staff use TAMU ID (If no TAMU ID, provide a valid government photo ID and your UIN)
  • Valid TAMU library card for users not affiliated with Texas A&M University
  • TexShare library card
  • Proxy check out option allows university faculty and staff to authorize other staff members, graduate assistants, student workers or immediate family members to check out library materials on their records.

Where Do I Go To Check Out Books?

Go to the main service desk on the first floor of the Evans Library or Library Annex to check out books.

Service desks for specific collections

Self check out machines can be found on the first floor of the Evans Library and Library Annex.

Note: Some items cannot be checked out using a self check out machine and must be checked out at the main service desk.

24 Hour Hold

Library materials from the general collection can be held at the main service desk on the first floor of the Evans Library for up to 48 hours for users with special circumstances, e.g. library card temporarily unavailable. Please talk to a library staff member about this service.