Access your library account and renew checked out library materials.

Find textbooks and assigned readings placed on Course Reserve by your professor.

Email if you need assistance locating library resources.

Please contact your subject liaison librarians for library instruction classes or resources.

Librarian Subject Liaison
Charlean Sheard Accounting, Business, Economics
Tracy Timmons Art, Aviation, Biology, Chemistry,  Computer Science, Criminal justice, Engineering, Environmental Science, Industrial Technology, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Political Science, Public Affairs,  Theatre, Transportation, Urban Studies
Leocadia Hooks Communications, Education, History, Human Services & Consumer Science, Languages, Literature, Psychology, Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Philosophy, Sociology, Freshman Seminar & Honor's College
Matthew Mathai Physical Education (Kinesiology)
Haiying Li Institutional Priorities and Special Initiatives

The TSU Library Learning Center welcomes visitors. Visitors may read books and periodicals in the library or use the library's workspaces and wi-fi. Those with TexShare cards issued by another library may borrow materials. Scholars wishing to do research in the Heartman Special Collections and TSU Archives must provide photo identification.

At this time, services to visitors do not include use of computers, study rooms, printers, equipment or online databases, which are restricted to currently enrolled TSU students, faculty and staff. 

Those wishing to plan an event, reception or meeting in the library must complete an event form and obtain permission from the Library Director, Mrs. Haiying Li.

TSU Library Learning Center Directory by Floor

TSU Library Learning Center Building Directory by Floor


5th floor


M  Music
N   Fine Arts
P   Language & Literature
Q  Math, Computer Science, Biology & Chemistry (all Sciences)
R   Medicine
S   Agriculture
T   Technology & Engineering
U  Military Science
V  Naval / Maritime Science
Z   Bibliography

Collaborative Study Rooms
Computer Lab & Print Station (Room 519)
Individual Study Rooms

Faculty Senate Office (Suite 531)
Board of Regents Meeting Room (Suite 502-504)

  4th floor

G  Geography, Anthropology & Recreation
H  Business & the Social Sciences
J   Political Science
K  Law
L  Education

Collaborative Study Rooms
Computer Lab & Print Station (Room 419)
Tutoring Center (Room 403A, 404)


3rd floor

A General Works
B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C Archeology
D World History
E American History
     E 185 African American History 
F Local History of the Americas
Current Periodicals

Collaborative Study Rooms
Quiet Study Space
Library Administrative Suite (Room 316)
Computer Lab & Print Station (Room 319)
Thomas A. Freeman Honors College ( Room 303 )


2nd floor

Barbara Jordan Archives
Heartman Special Collections
University Archives
Traditional African Art Gallery

Library Instruction (Room 203)
Computer Lab & OIT Support (Room 205)

  1st floor

Welcome Desk
Circulation, Course Reserves
Interlibrary Loan Services
Maker Space (coming soon)
Alumni Affairs
Starbucks Café 

Our Mission:

The TSU Library Learning Center empowers scholars by providing access to robust collections, qualified staff and innovative work spaces that advance teaching and learning and stimulate scholarship, community engagement, intellectual inquiry and civic discourse. Reviewed Spring, 2019.

Distance Learning Services:

The TSU Library Learning Center adheres to ACRL Standards for Distance Learning 

Library Services and provides resources and services to meet the research needs of the distance learning community. Distance learning students have access to appropriate library resources.

Information Literacy Statement:

The TSU Library Learning Center supports the  ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education . Information Literacy skills are an essential part of our library instruction program. Elements of the framework for information literacy are infused into all library lectures, guides, and tutorials.

Disability Services:

The TSU Library Learning Center supports guidelines set forth by Texas Southern University’s  Student Accessibility Services Office (SASO) .  Students with documented disabilities should coordinate services through that office and notify library staff when assistance is needed.

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