To borrow books directly from UT:
In addition to borrowing books, you can search UT's databases while you are at PCL, but are limited to one 60-minute session per day. You will not be able to access UT's databases from outside the library.
TIP: Create a list of words or concepts related to your topic and use them to search WorldCat@SU. Search results will include books, media, articles and more. To see just books, use the Search Tools and limit Format to Books.
FOR EXAMPLE The Library of Congress subject heading for play is play . You can search using keywords like leisure and recreation, but you will get more specific results if you add "Latin America" to your search words.
The description in a book's record includes contents and subject headings. Click on a Subjects link to find other books on the topic.
A few terms to get your search started:
Hey Capstone Students! Items you check out from Smith Library Center for your capstone can be borrowed for the entire semester. Be sure to alert the InfoDesk assistant when checking out an item for your capstone, and we will extend the due date.
Get It! interlibrary loan items are subject to the due date set by the lending library and are not eligible for extended borrowing privileges.
If you find a book, article, or other item that isn't in our collection, you can request it through Get It!. Our library will either borrow the item from another library on your behalf, or we will purchase it for the collection.
The Benson Latin American Collection at UT Austin is one of the premier libraries in the world focused on Latin America and Latinx Studies, excelling in humanities and social sciences, in addition to an array of scientific and professional literature published in Latin America. Its holdings include nearly a million books, magazines, newspapers, journals and other materials