The Bell Library is open:
Monday through Thursday: 7:30am - 1:30am
Friday: 7:30am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 9am - 10:30pm
Remember to check for changes in the library's hours during Reading Days and Holidays.
Curbside pick up of materials will continue Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm.
Access to all of the library’s digital resources and online research support will be available 24/7.
In addition, Interlibrary Loan will continue to provide digital items such as e-books and PDFs of articles and book chapters.
Please continue to check this Guide for the most up to date information about library resources and services. For more information, please call 361.825.2340.
Please check back to this page to stay up to date on the changes in services and policies at Bell Library for the duration of the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Physical Spaces - want to know what to expect?
Interlibrary Loan Resumes Physical Borrowing
While the University does not require face coverings or vaccinations, we encourage every Islander to consider getting vaccinated, wear a face covering while indoors, and wash your hands frequently to aid in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Additional measures you can take.
If you would like to meet with a group, consider using WebEx, Zoom, or another video conferencing software instead of meeting in person.
Do you need to pick up library materials and maintain social distance? We can help with that!
Call 361-825-2340 to request the book(s) via curbside.
We will need:
When you get to campus, take the second entrance to the Curlew Parking Lot and wait in the inside corner by the Faculty Center and Bay Hall.
Once you arrive:
We will then walk the item(s) out to the car and verify via SandDollar or Photo ID. Stay safe and healthy!
This guide was last updated September 3, 2021.