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/Password/Duo authentication.

Access assistance

VPN access to library resources

  • VPN can be glitchy when accessing library resources
  • If you encounter problems, try closing VPN and starting a new 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/BLCC/PSEL 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.


  • Check out books directly from another Texas library.
  • Texas A&M faculty/staff/students can request a TexShare card for any Texas A&M University library.

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Book Delivery

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