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The Marine Science Library is located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. This guide is intended to help you find the materials and resources needed for your research. Other guides are listed HERE.


The University of Texas Marine Science Institute’s Public Lecture Series is virtual this year & combined with the virtual Texas Science Festival, February 16 - March 26. Features include: UTMSI local scientists, other UT researchers, and Nobel prize winning scientists. Tune in for TED talk style presentations, in depth lectures, interactive shows, demonstrations and more.   

Learning & Development Lunch & Learn Series Page, February 10-March 24, 2021, Wednesdays at noon.

Writing Skills Workshop - March 25-26, 2021, more information soon.

LIBRARY CATALOG - Search the library catalog for books, ebooks, & media
(use Chrome or Firefox when searching online resources)

Journals - Find a journal, newspaper, or magazine by title

Information for transitioning from traditional textbooks to open resources. 

Read more HERE about why OER might be a good fit for your course and understanding the impacts and the benefits. 

Please check the Library Catalog to be sure we don't have the desired item. Currently, orders for print format are added to a wishlist.

iThenticate by Turnitin, a plagiarism detection software, is offered by The Graduate School of the University of Texas at Austin.

SciENcv - a tool to help researchers gather their professional information by creating biographical sketches for federal funded grants. 

NSF-approved format for preparation of the biographical sketch.  

NSF recorded a webinar on the use of NSF-approved formats.

NSF-Approved Formats for Current and Pending Support. 

 FAQ, using SciENcv.  UT Libraries SciENcv LibGuide, for more information. 

LibGuide for information regarding PubMed.

Learn the basics for setting up and using UT Zoom.

Free or UT account? Having trouble entering a meeting/class/consult?

First check what account you're using and if it isn't the UT one, download the desktop app again and sign in using the UT single sign on. Scroll down to "Verify that you're signed in with your UT Zoom account" and if you aren't, scroll up to "signing in for the first time" for instructions.

If you are holding a Zoom meeting with people from outside UT, you can still let them in easily. When you schedule the meeting initially in Zoom, go into the settings and change them to allow non-authenticated users to join.

DUO LibGuide - Accessing online library resources

Library Services During COVID

Pick It Up - for requesting materials from Austin

Libraries Services Continuity - Up-to-date information

Strict guidelines associated with the agreement:

  • no access to or loaning of physical items duplicated in HathiTrust
  • no InterLibrary loans of these duplicates
  • no scanning of them from any branch.

How to check out HathiTrust ebooks

Example of TITLE from library catalog indicating HathiTrust link.

COVID-19, Sources

UT Austin COVID-19 Dashboard

Campus Open Status

Resuming Research Operations on Campus (Research Restart)

CNS Research Restart

The Commons (UT Faculty Innovation Center) - Instructional Continuity, Find practical online/blended course planning strategies

UT FIC Calendar of Events

Panopto - video platform for creating course materials; asynchronous materials such as video recording, lecturing with PowerPoint, and automatically captioned videos; offers live streaming for synchronous lecture capture and one-way audio and video delivery to students, interacting via Canvas Chat.

UT COVID-19 Updates - Check for daily updates

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Dell Medical Librarian's Guide to Resources about the Coronavirus

WHO. Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

The best materials to build a homemade filtration mask
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How to make your own, improvised, effective filtration face mask
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Service Alert, *New*: The Marine Science Library is open as STUDY SPACE ONLY for MSI faculty, students and staff. NO face-to-face patron service. Contact library staff for assistance by email.

Marine Science Librarian

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Liz DeHart
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I continue to work remotely until further notice. Please contact me for assistance.

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Marine Science Library
750 Channel View Dr.
Port Aransas, TX 78373

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