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Hola                                                                         Library Events and Exhibits
                                                                                Online software that teaches more
                                                         Ni Hao                 than 70 different languages, is also

                                                                                offered on the library’s website.

                                                          A skyway                                 The Music/Media
                                                        connects the                                   Library has
                                                       library to Rees-     Personal librarians         more than
                                                       Jones Hall, the          offered 255           600 facsimile
                Did                                   multidisciplinary        Class Sessions       reproductions of
                                                      University’s first
                                                                                                    music scores and
                                                                              at the library in
                                                          building.          2015 attended by         treatises about
                                                                                                      music ranging
                                                        Together the         more than 5,000        from Medieval to
                                                                                                     the twenty-first
                                                       two buildings
               You                                    have more than                                     century.
                                                       30 group study

       Know?                                           The Library has 1.9 million volumes (including e-books),
                                                         more than 450 databases and 120,000 online journals,
                                                                        newspapers & periodicals.

                                                      The library’s distinguished Special Collections department
                                                        contains the university’s Digital Archives, Speaker Jim
                                                        Wright Archives, the Amon G. Carter Collection, the

       Fun facts about                                 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Archives
                                                       and the William Luther Lewis Collection of English and
       the Mary Couts                                                      American Literature.

      Burnett Library                                               The Library has more computers

                                                                            (110 PCs & Macs)
                                                                  than any other building on campus.                            From left, starting at top: students getting a photo with Mary Couts Burnett; showing their Frog spirit during “Family Weekend”; Dean
                                                                                                                                Koelker and Beth Callahan at the “Centennial Celebration”; students learning about government documents; Exhibit of the “Smith L. Green
                                                                                                                                Collection”; Science Research Liaison Jeff Bond leading a library instruction session; “Wine & Wisdom” faculty event; author Jeff Guinn
                                                                                                                                receives Texas Book Award from Friends president Ed Fritz; homecoming event; students line-up for T-shirts and swag at the Library
                                                                                                                                “Welcome Event.”

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