Quick Facts

Mary Couts Burnett Library


  • A 24-hour computer lab, study rooms, Bistro Burnett and the Scholar’s Study are just a few of the reasons the Mary Couts Burnett Library remains so popular in an increasingly digital world.
  • More than 1.9 million books, CDs, DVDs, videos and nearly 85,000 current journals in the Mary Couts Burnett Library and Library Annex augment thousands of electronic books and journals and full-text databases. All are findable via the library website at
  • The library’s distinguished Special Collections department contains the university’s Digital Archives, Speaker Jim Wright Archives, the Amon G. Carter Collection, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Archives and the William Luther Lewis Collection of English and American Literature.

Point of pride:

The Mary Couts Burnett Library is being transformed into an interdisciplinary, multimedia-rich environment.