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The library offers a wide variety of services to our patrons.  Librarians and staff work to provide easy access to the library resources, materials, facilities, and technology you need.

Circulation Services

The following services are provided through the Circulation Desk at the library: Get a Library Card Make a Payment Library Access Fee Program Renew Items Fax and Scanning Services Renew Items You can come by the library during...

Consult With A Librarian

Need help with research but are not sure where to start? Make an appointment with a librarian, one-on-one or in a small group, to learn how to use the TMC Library resources. Consultation services are available to members of Library affiliated TMC institutions. Loading... ...

Digital Commons@TMC

DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center is an open-access digital repository devoted to preserving, indexing and making freely available the works of TMC authors. It is also an e-journal publishing platform.

Document Delivery Service / Interlibrary Loan

What are Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services? Document Delivery service is a time-saver. Our staff will copy articles, book excerpts etc. you need from our existing collections. Such items can normally be scanned and provided to you electronically,...

Fees for Library Services

Membership and Cards Photocopy and ILL Searches Room Rentals Faxing & Scanning MEMBERSHIP AND CARDS Anyone who visits The Library is welcome to use all of the resources of the Library. A TMC Library card is required...

Harris County Public Library Resources at The TMC Library

The TMC Library houses a branch of the Harris County Public Library (HCPL) for your personal reading enjoyment. Request HCPL items online and have them delivered to our Circulation Department, where you can make a quick stop to pick them up. The HCPL ...

Liaison Program

A liaison librarian is assigned to the educational institutions of the TMC to help meet their educational and research needs. Services provided by a liaison librarian: Serves as a point of contact for library-related questions Provides instruction...

Library Access Fee Program

Registering for Library Card and Access Registering for access to Library Resources is a two-step process. Step 1: Register for access to electronic and print resources by either: a. Completing the Online Library Card Registration b. Downloading...

Library Orientations

The TMC Library offers library orientations. Orientations for new academic users can be held at your institution or at the Library. Attendees will learn how to apply for a library card, create a Resource Access profile for accessing the Library's online...

Make a Payment

As part of our commitment to great customer service, we offer you several payment options. The Library accepts all major credit cards. Payment can be made during normal business hours at the Circulation Desk or by phone at 713.799.7147. Mail: Houston...

NIH Public Access Policy

Overview Who Has to Comply? How to Secure the Required Copyright How to Submit your Article How to Cite How to Check your Compliance FAQs and Tutorials We Can Help You! NIH Policy Updates Overview The National...

Registering for Library Card and Access

Registering for access to Library Resources is a two-step process. Step 1:   Register for access to electronic and print resources by either: Completing the Online Library Card Registration                         OR Downloading and completin...

Renew My Items

During normal library hours, you are able to come by the library to renew your books or items. You are able to renew your books or items online by going to http://hamtmc.thslc.net/vwebv/login and accessing your account. You may be unable to renew some...

Reserve a Room

The following rooms are available at The TMC Library: Street Level Classroom Street Level Conference Room Large area outside the Street Level Conference Room To reserve this space, email webevent@exch.library.tmc.edu Study rooms...

Search Services

Medical Literature Online Search Requests Professional Librarians are available to conduct literature searches on a medical topic or verify a list of citations for your research. The average turn-around time for literature searches is three business...

BrowZine App Tool

BROWZINE Browse thousands of scholarly journals and create a personal bookshelf of favorite titles. This application is available from the TMC Library and is free to our users. This application creates a virtual bookshelf that's easy to read and sort,...

Technology Available

In addition to Library provided computers, a wireless network is available for clients.  Wireless connectivity is available within the Library and in Webber Plaza for wireless devices. To connect: use your device's Browse for Available Networks ...