UT Health Science Center Borrowers

All current faculty, staff, students, housestaff and clinical/adjunct faculty of the UT Health Science Center have access to a wide variety of library services, including:

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

Loan periods for circulating material

Material Type

Loan Period

# of Renewals Allowed

Books

14 days

Unlimited*

Journals

1 week

none

Journals received in the last 30 days

none

n/a

Audiovisuals

1 week

1

Reserve materials

varies

none

*When a Hold has been placed on an item, no further renewals will be accepted.

Library Registration

  • Create an account for book checkout or to place a hold on an item.
  • Health Science Center library users may register online or in person at the Briscoe Library Circulation Desk or at the Ramirez or Laredo Regional Campus Libraries.
  • A UT Health Science Center ID card and a state-issued ID (current driver’s license or passport) are required to register.
  • Housestaff and faculty with clinical appointments expire on August 31 of each year and must register annually.

Library Collection Use

UT Health Science Center borrowers may have up to 15 items checked out at any given time. Select library materials may be renewed in person or by calling the Circulation Desk at 567-2440 or on the online catalog. Renewals will be denied if materials have reached their renewal limit, have been recalled, or are overdue.

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