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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 Photocopying Fax and Scanning Services Renew Items You can...

Classes & Workshops

Librarians teach classes on efficient and effective ways to search databases and published resources, on citation management, evidence-based practices, and other information management skills. Onsite library classes are scheduled each semester. See current...

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...

Get a Library Card

Visitors to the Library are welcome to browse through the Library's resources when coming to the Library. However, to access databases and electronic journals subscriptions requires a separate Resource Access username and password available at the Circulation ...

Harris County Public Library Resources at The TMC Library

If you like reading in general, there's a branch of the Harris County Public Library (HCPL) within the TMC Library for your personal reading enjoyment. Request HCPL items online and have them delivered to our Circulation Department, where you can...

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 updates...

Library Access Fee Program

Eligibility for Free Full-Member Cards In general, faculty, students and staff from Governing and Supporting Institutions of the Library, as well as members of the Harris County Medical Society are eligible for free Library cards. Bring your institutional...

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...

Orientations & Tours

The TMC Library offers library orientations and tours. Orientations for new academic users can be held at your institution or at the Library for groups 25 or less in size. Attendees will learn how to apply for a library card, create a Resource Access...

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 No...

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 two business...

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 ...