Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library

Exterior Photograph of the Briscoe Library

Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7:00 a.m. – Midnight 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – Midnight


Extended Hours for UT Health Science Center students, faculty and staff , from September to May, excluding holidays. ID cards are required for entry beyond Regular hours shown above.  

Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. 7:00 a.m. – Midnight 7:00 a.m. – Midnight 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

24 hour study: The 2nd floor of the Briscoe Library is available for 24 hour study by UT Health Science Center ID card access.

View the Briscoe Library Holiday Schedule >

Address & Contact Information

7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 567-2440

Briscoe Library Services

Group and individual study rooms at Briscoe: amenities

Meeting rooms and classrooms at Briscoe

Circulation Desk

Phone: (210) 567-2440

  • Request reference or research assistance from the On-Call Librarian
  • Check out Library materials
  • Borrow Reserve books
  • Pick up Interlibrary Loan items
  • Register as a Library Borrower
  • Add money to your account for printing and copying
  • Borrow a guest copy/print card
  • Fax a document
  • Drop off thesis/dissertation copies and pay for binding (current students only)

On Call Librarian Services at the Briscoe Library

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: 210-567-2450
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Librarians provide research assistance to students, faculty, staff, health professionals, and library visitors. Services include in-depth consultations, one-on-one instruction in using databases and information resources, fee-based literature searches, and library classroom reservations. The on call librarian can also assist with special requests for classes taught by librarians.

Drop by for help during our on call hours or contact us to make an appointment. Please note that hours and availability will vary around holidays.

P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library

The UT Health Science Center Libraries’ special collections include rare books on the history of medicine, university archives, digital archives, and local history materials from Bexar County.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: 210-567-2470
Email: or

Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr.

The Briscoe Library was completed in 1983 after many years of planning, and was subsequently dedicated on November 14, 1985 in honor of Dolph Briscoe Jr., who served as the 41st governor of Texas from 1973 to 1979.