University Health System Borrowers

Current staff of the University Health System have access to a wide variety of library services, including:

  • Books, journals, databases & audio/visual materials
  • Library computers
  • Online search service (fee)
  • Interlibrary loan (fee)
  • Study room reservations
  • Photocopy and printing (fee)
  • Proxy Borrower
  • Current fiction

Loan periods for circulating material

Material Type

Loan Period

# of Renewals Allowed

Books

14 days

2

Journals

1 week

none

Journals received in the last 30 days

none

n/a

Audiovisuals

1 week

1

Reserve materials

varies

none

Library Registration

  • Create an account for book checkout and Interlibrary Loan services.
  • Health Science Center library users may register in person at the Briscoe Library Circulation Desk or at the Laredo Regional Campus Library.
  • A UHS Staff ID card and a state-issued ID (current driver’s license or passport) are required to register.
  • Students, housestaff and faculty with clinical appointments must register annually.

Library Collection Use

Users may have up to 3 items checked out at any given time. Select library materials may be renewed in person or by calling the Circulation Desk at (210) 567-2440 or on the online catalog. Renewal will be denied if materials have reached their renewal limit, have been recalled, or are overdue.

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