Robert R. Muntz Library

Jeanne R. Standley , Director

Mission Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler Libraries supports the University’s goals of excellence in teaching, research, and public service. As an essential academic unit, the Libraries will serve as a center of discovery, exchange, and advancement of ideas.

The Robert R. Muntz Library provides access to thousands of digital books and a wide variety of electronic databases and periodicals. Students, faculty and staff, regardless of location, have access to online library resources and services. There are also onsite resources available at both the Longview and Palestine campuses.

The Library houses an array of online and print materials to support the various degree programs offered by the University of Texas at Tyler. Holdings include numerous materials, videos, CD’s, and other audiovisual materials. The Library’s Interlibrary Services provides the University community with access to a great many academic and public library collections worldwide.

The skillful, services-oriented library staff provides assistance to our users with their research and information needs. Librarians strive to select, acquire, organize, preserve and share the information resources necessary to meet the current and future needs of library users.

The library provides an environment conducive to study and collaboration. Access to PatriotAir, the campus wireless network, is available for personal laptops. The Library also maintains individual study carrels and group study rooms.

The ultimate goal of library functions is to meet the needs of the individual while preserving equal access for the entire University community.