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Summer finals hours are:
Saturday, August 1: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, August 2: 1 PM - 8 PM
Monday through Friday, August 3-6: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Friday, August  7: 7:30 AM - 5 PM


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Creating social distance is one of the best preventative methods to slow the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens. In light of this, we are closing the group study rooms until further notice. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 903-566-7343 or
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Undergraduate students can check out up to 25 books for a 3 week period with the possibility of 1 renewal.

Graduate students can check out up to 50 books for a 3 week period with the possibility of 1 renewal.

Faculty can check out up to 75 books for 1 semester with the possibility of 1 renewal.


Link to your library account to manage renewals. Use your Patriots credentials to log in.

Interlibrary Loan

When we don't own an item, we can request it from another library. Use your Patriots credentials to log in. 

University Archives

The University Archives materials document the teaching, research, administrative functions, and services of the University, from the inception of Tyler State College to the present University of Texas at Tyler. Special Collections at the UASC include manuscript collections, rare books, maps, paintings, and other materials that represent the history of the surrounding community.

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Tyler, TX 75799


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About This Guide

Hello! Welcome to the General Biology research guide at the UT Tyler library.

This guide is designed to inform the UT Tyler Community about resources for studies in all aspects of biology.

  • Books, Articles & More: explains how to use the library resources, like the catalog, databases, the institutional repository, and the archives.
  • Tutorials & Training: contains videos and instructions for using databases and other resources in this guide.
  • Useful Websites: directs you to reliable information sources that are freely available, including government regulations and information about professional organizations.
  • Writing & Citing: contains information about writing for papers, presentations, and other media you may use to share your research, as well as information about citing your work.
  • Distance Services: provides information about library services for those students who do not attend classes at the UT Tyler main campus, and tips for using our resources from off campus.
  • Information for Faculty: has information for faculty about ways librarians can assist in both class research assignments, and for faculty research outside the classroom.

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions for this guide, please contact the librarian!

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