Jesse H. Jones Comprehensive Research Library

 

Monday-Friday Saturday & Sunday
8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed

What is available at the TRP Library?

The library has full access to the electronic resources licensed by The Libraries. In addition, the library collects books in the research areas of the Texas Research Park including aging, DNA repair, infectious lung diseases, tuberculosis, laboratory manuals, molecular oncology, vaccines and animal models for aging and cancer. Suggestions for purchasing new materials for the library should be sent to John Weed at weedj@uthscsa.edu. Please use the self checkout binder to remove books from the Jesse H. Jones Comprehensive Research Library. Regular lending periods apply.

Where is the Jesse H. Jones Comprehensive Research Library at the Texas Research Park?

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Jesse H. Jones Comprehensive Research Library is located in the SBC Conference Center, at the Texas Research Park, 15355 Lambda Drive in San Antonio, Texas.

Driving Directions for the Jones/TRP Library

The Jones Library at the Texas Research Park (TRP) is approximately 20 miles west of downtown San Antonio.

From Highway 90, exit onto Highway 211 to the right (north). Go approximately 2.5 miles and turn left into Texas Research Park (Lambda Drive). Take Lambda Drive about 1/2 mile to University research facilities. The TRP library is located in the SBC Conference Center building.

How do I get help?

Please contact the Briscoe Library Information Desk at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu for assistance.

Document Delivery and InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for the Texas Research Park

Books, articles, journals and other library materials located at the main Briscoe Library may be requested by TRP personnel at no charge through Document Delivery. Materials not owned by The Libraries may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. There may be no charge for some Interlibrary Loan materials. Please contact the librarian with questions. Articles not available online can usually be scanned and delivered electronically to the Texas Research Park.

Service Types and Costs: Books and other items

Fees for ILLiad depend on whether or not the UTHSC Libraries owns the book or other item, and on how quickly you need it:

Owned by UTHSC Libraries? Regular Rush
Yes, we own it Free (2 wks) as for Regular
No, we don’t own it Free (1-3 wks) $10 (48 hours)

All times are estimates, although we do our best to meet them.

Note: You can verify whether we own a book through our Library Catalog, or by contacting any of our service desks.

Service Types and Costs: Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Fees for ILLiad depend on whether or not the UTHSC Libraries “owns” (or has a subscription to) the journal or book, and on how quickly you need the copy:

Owned by UTHSC Libraries? Regular Priority Rush
Yes, we own it Free (2 wks) Free (24 hours) Free (same day)
No, we don’t own it Free (1-3 wks) as for Regular $10 (48 hours)

All times are estimates, although we do our best to meet them.

Note: You can verify whether we own a book or journal through the Library Catalog and E-Journals List, or by contacting any of our service desks.

Training and Classes

Hands on training in the use of the library catalog, Ovid, PubMed, RefWorks and other resources is offered periodically or on request. A list of currently scheduled training classes may be found at online. Contact the Jesse H. Jones Comprehensive Research librarian to request training on other topics or at other times.

Computers at the Jones Library at the TRP

Computers are available with Internet, email and Microsoft Office products and provide access to all electronic resources available on the main campus. Printing is available in the Library. Normal printing charges apply to personal and departmental accounts.