From the Dean

photo of Dean HendrixWelcome to the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries!

As Dean of Libraries, I am honored to lead an immensely talented staff dedicated to advancing research, stoking creativity, educating students and improving our local and global communities. Through their heart, intellect and commitment, UTSA Libraries staff make a positive difference in our students, faculty and staff members’ lives every day.

We are the academic heart of UTSA. I encourage you to visit one of our four library locations—the John Peace Library (JPL), the Downtown Library, the Applied Engineering and Technology Library, or Special Collections at the Hemisfair Campus—and feel the energy of our students collaborating on class projects, take a deep dive into South Texas history, or attend a lecture from one of our world-class faculty members.

Through the Libraries, our students, faculty and staff are connected 24/7 to a universe of online scholarly resources, including disciplinary databasesjournals and digital repositories, such as HathiTrust. Our distinctive Special Collections proudly preserve the legacies of San Antonio and South Texas through our growing collection of rare books, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials and other one-of-a-kind primary resources.

As we work to establish ourselves as a great public research library, model for student success and an exemplar for strategic growth and innovative excellence, these are exciting times for UTSA and the Libraries. In concert with UTSA's vision, we are building a library system that is distinctive, innovative, flexible and connected to our communities. Please let me know how the Libraries can partner with you.

See you around campus,


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