Things to Know About Your Library

General Information 

  • Library's website address: www.tnstate.edu/library
  • Main Campus hours of operation:
    Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
    Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Sunday 2:00 p.m.-11:45 p.m.
    Special Collections:
    Monday-Thursday - 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m. 
    Friday - 8:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
  • Phone Numbers:
    Circulation--963-5064
    Reference--963-5201
    Special Collections--963-5219
    Technical Support--963-5237
  • Avon N. Williams Campus Library hours of operation
    Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
    Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p,m.
    Sunday Colsed
  • Avon N. Williams Campus Library Contact: 
    Robert Bell dbell57@tnstate.edu  963-7185
  • Main Campus Media Center hours of operation:
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed
  • Williams Campus Media Center:
    Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday Closed
  • Media Centers Contact: 
    Jarvis Sheffield, M.Ed. Coordinator 963-5743 or
    Williams Campus Media Center at 963-7323/7198/7199
  • Acquire all I.D. Cards in Hankal Hall and have activated for photocopying machines.  Copies are 10 cents
  • Graduate students can check-out up to 20 books at one time for a loan period of 3 weeks.  Overdue fines are 10 cents per day with a 5-day grace period
  • Students can renew books by phone twice.  For assistance, please call 963-5064
  • The library is open 24 hours during midterm & final exams
  • Circulating books with call numbers A-J are located on the First Floor. Call numbers K-Z,  Children's Books are located on the Third Floor.  The Reference Department is located on the Second Floor.

Locating Resources, Electronic Databases and Other Support Services 

Technical Support 

  • For general problems logging on to campus computers please, contact the CIT Help Desk at 963-7777 or go to Humanities.
  • For problems involving remote logons to library resources, please contact Xuemei Ge, Head, Technology, Assessment, and Systems, xge@tnstate.edu /963-5237.

For other information you may contact Ms. Glenda Alvin, Interim Executive of Libraries and Media Centers, galvin@tnstate.edu.