Distant Patrons

The following services are available to TAMU, TAES, and TEAX faculty, staff, and students who are not located on the Texas A&M College Station campus.

Full access to electronic books, journals and databases requires a NetID and password or a TAMHSC username and password.

Access assistance

VPN access to library resources

  • VPN cannot be used to access library resources.
  • VPN is a TAMU System-level service, and provides access to a broad group of people,
    including those that are not covered by library license agreements with resource providers.
  • Library links to resources will not work correctly during a VPN session.

Get It For Me

Request copies of journal articles, books, book chapters, and proceedings. Delivery depends on finding an available copy.

There are two Different delivery services:

  • MSL Get It For Me serves:
    • Colleges of
      Agriculture and Life Sciences
      Public Health
      Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
      School of Public Health
      Department of Health & Kinesiology
    • College of Medicine Residents and Clinical Faculty
    • AgriLife (extension services, research centers, and TVMDL)
  • Evans Get It For Me, http://getitforme.library.tamu.edu/evanslocal/, serves:
    • All TAMU agencies
    • All Colleges except Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and School of Public Health.

To setup Get It For Me to work with PubMed using Loansome Doc, see our Loansome Doc FAQs


Check out books directly from another Texas library

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Book Delivery

Get books and other items delivered using our Get It For Me service

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