The Briscoe Library has four floors, numbered 2 through 5. The main entrance is on the 3rd floor.
The second floor offers classroom and 24 hour study space. Ten lecture classrooms and three small group study rooms can be reserved through Scheduling and Facilities Data Management. Assistance with the classrooms is provided by the MD Labs office, located on the 2nd floor.
The Library Computer Classroom, Room 2.011, can be reserved at the Library Circulation Desk, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 567-2450. Access from the 2nd floor to the upper floors of the Briscoe Library is open Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – midnight, and Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Study space is restricted to UT Health Science Center students, faculty and staff. A card reader entrance located near the 2nd floor lecture hall underneath Subway provides 24 hour access to the classrooms.
The Briscoe Library main entrance is on the 3rd floor. The reference and reserve collections, Circulation Desk and the library Administration office are also on this floor. Wireless internet is available on every floor.
Library computers (PC and Mac), printers, and scanners are located on the 3rd floor in the Information Commons. Nine group study rooms along the windows facing the parking lot are available by reservation.
All print journals and books are shelved on the fourth floor (we also have many current journals electronically).
Campus offices for the Drug Information Service and the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics are also located on this floor. The Collaboratory (Room 4.074) can be reserved for classes, meetings or large group study.
The Library’s Special Collections and the Howe Conference Room are located on the Fifth Floor. The X-Ray collection is in Room 5.052. The School of Medicine Office of Undergraduate Medical Education is also on this floor.