FAQ: Where Is the Documents Unit?
The Cornette Library is in the center of the West Texas A&M University campus (Building 17). You may park on campus with a free Visitor Parking Permit, available from the JBK Information Desk (Building 2) or University Police Department (Building 8). 30-minute parking spaces do not require a parking permit. Also, a free shuttle bus is available at the First United Bank Center (Building 39), no parking permit needed, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More parking information.
The Documents Unit is on the second floor of the Cornette Library in the southeast corner. Turn left at the top of the east stairs.
- Documents Desk
- Where to go for help finding government documents or any kind of government information.
- A small collection of heavily used documents. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Specialized indexes and abstracts to government documents. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Access to the government CD-ROMs and the Internet. Computers are freely available to the public, but require special login and password. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- A card catalog of our United States documents holdings prior to 1995. Organized by SuDoc number (no subject, title, etc. cards). Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Documents listed as "Government Documents Dept. - US Documents Microfiche Cabinet" in the online catalog or stamped MICROFICHE in the Shelflist. Organized by SuDoc number. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Maps and posters are shelved in the map cases. The 7.5 minute USGS topographical maps of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado are shelved alphabetically by state and then by map name. The rest of the collection is organized by SuDoc number. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Online Catalog
- All of our government documents published after 1994 may be located using the online catalog. One of our walk-up kiosks is located on the second floor near the photocopier. (No login password needed.) Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- Texas Documents
- Most of our Texas documents are shelved in aisles east of the map cases. Ask for help at the Documents Desk.
- United States Documents
- The vast majority of our collection consists of United States documents in print, microfiche, and electronic formats.