TexShare Accounts for Guest Borrowers

TexShare Accounts for Guest Borrowers

Current SMU students, faculty, and staff: see TexShare Cards.

TexShare card holders from other libraries must establish an account in order to borrow items from SMU Libraries.  For more information on the statewide TexShare program, visit the Texas State Library & Archives Commission website.

An account gives you borrowing privileges at these libraries:

  • Bridwell Library
  • Fondren Library
  • Hamon Arts Library

View borrowing policies


Borrowing Items

  • Use your account number to log in to Library Search. Place a request for items that you would like to borrow. 
  • Once the items are ready for pickup, you will receive a notice via email.  It will contain instructions on how to arrange curbside pickup or locker pickup.  For details on these delivery options, see the Borrowing page.
  • Your SMU Guest Borrower card will be included in your first pickup of requested items.