Library Info


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


The Library provides services to the following patrons:

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


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 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 Reserve Room.

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

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