Margaret Estes Library Overview


Margaret Estes Library exists to provide access to materials and services which facilitate learning and support LeTourneau's academic programs.


  • LeTourneau faculty, staff, and students
  • Homeschool and high school students
  • Other libraries through OCLC/FirstSearch
  • TexShare card holders
  • Local library card holders


The Library is a member of TexShare, a state-wide resource sharing consortium of universities, colleges, and public libraries.

As a full member of the OCLC system, the Library participates in both lending and borrowing through the InterLibrary loan system.

Our OCLC symbol is TLT. The library is a member of the Libraries Very Interested in Sharing [LVIS] network within OCLC. As a member of the OCLC regional consortium, Amigos, the Library also enjoys the benefits of consortium-priced electronic databases, training, and other services.


The Engineering resource center provides engineering materials for use by faculty and students in the resource room of the Glaske Engineering and Science building.

The R.G. LeTourneau Archives contain original documents pertaining to the history of LeTourneau University and R. G. LeTourneau, founder of the university, noted inventor, and internationally recognized Christian businessman.

Faculty reserve materials are available in the Library's reserve room.

Physical holdings include circulating books, audio/visual materials, print journals and reference books.

Online holdings include electronic books, journals, and online databases.