Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Want to learn more about Tarleton?

Information about Tarleton State University (its past and present) is readily available.

  • Enrollment Information:
    • Provided by the Office of Institutional Research(formerly OPEIR).
      • Go to Office of Institutional Research.
      • Click the Texan Facts icon.
      • Login with your NTNET username & password.
      • Choose information categories: enrollment numbers, faculty/student ratios, demographics, location, and much more.
    • Historical (1917-2010) enrollment information.
      • Provided by Registrar Administrative Services Coordinator.
      • Available at the library's Reference/Information Desk or use our Ask a Librarian email reference service.
  • Tarleton Budget Books:
    • Current year's operating budget (not the salary schedule).
    • Printed Tarleton operating and salary budgets.
      • Call number LD5271.T35 A175
      • Current budget is in Library Reserves at the Circulation Desk & is available for 2 hours in-house checkout.
      • 1951 through last year is in Limited & Local History Collection (library lower level).
  • Tarleton History, News, People and Traditions:
    • Cross Timbers Historical Images Project (linked on library's homepage).
      -- Offers historical images and narrative descriptions of Tarleton and surrounding communities. Sources are cited to facilitate further research.
      • Use Search features.
      • Browse collections.
        -- Click "Collections" link.
        -- Choose desired collection.
        -- Browse narratives.
    • Grassburr yearbooks
      -- Call number LD5271.T35G7
      -- Limited Collection houses the most complete set. In-house use only.
      -- Curriculum Collection (lower level) yearbooks can be checked out.
    • J-TAC student newspaper
      -- digitized access via at UNT's Portal to Texas History
      • Enter JTAC in the search box.
      • Use Advanced Search to narrow search by time period, etc.
      • Go to direct link to J-TACs at UNT Portal to Texas History
      -- on microfilm in Periodicals (library's main level)
    • John Tarleton and his legacy: The history of Tarleton State University, 1899-1999 by Dr. Chris Guthrie
      -- Call number LD5271.T35 G88 1999
      -- 2 copies in Stacks (upper level), 1 copy in Limited (lower level)
    • John Tarleton College story: The golden days of purple & white by C. Richard King
      -- Call number LD 5271 T33 K55 1998
      -- 1 copy in Stacks, 1 in Limited, 1 in Killeen
    • John Tarleton's Dream
      -- From the Tradition, Pride & Spirit - Tarleton's Legacy page
    • Purple Book
      -- Explains Tarleton traditions, legends, and landmarks.
    • Tarleton Traditions
      -- Offers links to campus organizations information, the Purple Book, etc.
    • Tarleton Thursday posts on Library Online Lounge blog.
      -- Weekly posts about Tarleton's history: events, people, and campus life.


Mark Phillips said...

Here is a direct link to the J-TAC on the Portal to Texas History

Cathy W. said...

Thank you, Mark. I changed the link as suggested. We're very excited about the inclusion of the J-TAC in the Portal of Texas History. What a wonderful resource!