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State Adopted PK-12 Textbooks

State-Developed Open-Source Materials

Spring 2021 Status

For the Spring 2021 semester, all textbooks in the Curriculum Collection will be available for checkout via no contact delivery. The newest editions of the science, mathematics, social studies, and language arts textbooks will circulate for 3 weeks.


To request textbooks, you can:

  • Find an item in Quick Search or the LibCat Catalog and click the "Get It For Me" button.
  • Submit a Manual Request via Get It For Me.
  • Use the links in the PK-12 Textbooks by Subject box to go directly to the LibCat record and click the "Get It For Me" button. Note: the "Get It For Me" buttons might take time to load.

For questions about items in the PK-12 textbook collection, please contact Ashlynn Kogut.

PK-12 Textbook Collection

Textbooks currently being used in school districts throughout Texas are available at Evans Library.

PK-12 textbooks are located in the Curriculum Collection on the 4th floor of Evans Library near the sky walk.

PK-12 Textbooks by Subject

Pre-K curriculum collections may include teacher's guides, Big Books, music CDs, DVDs, and hands on learning kits.  Books and kits can be checked out individually.  However, all items located inside kits must be checked out together and returned intact.

Searching for Curriculum Library Materials

You can search for PK-12 textbooks in the Library Catalog (LibCat). 

Use the “Limit Your Search” drop down box to select “Location: Curriculum Collection.” 

Library Catalog

Enter Search Terms:


LibCat (Main Library Catalog)

Search Tips

  • Searches all fields for your keywords.
  • Use quotation marks to group words as a phrase.
  • Truncate using ? -- computer? will locate computer, computers, etc.


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