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Library Resources

The Medical Sciences Library (MSL), located on the TAMU College Station campus, serves as the primary library for TAMHSC. Satellite MSL libraries support the Bryan, Kingsville and Round Rock campuses. Students, faculty and staff may:

  • Access thousands of e-journals and e-books
  • Review best available clinical evidence at the point of care (DynaMed, Epocrates, and more)
  • Request articles and books for free with the “Get It For Me” service
  • Leverage the specialized skills of MSL Faculty Librarians for literature searches, in-classroom or small group instruction in database search best practices and critical appraisal of research, online collaboration, information management, or literature review guidance.

The Baylor Health Sciences Library (BHSL) at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas provides access to a variety of information sources and services. It contains approximately 18,000 print volumes, provides access to over 100,000 eBooks and 9,000 online journals, and subscribes to a variety of electronic databases including Ovid MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, Web of Science, ERIC, Lexicomp and UpToDate.

The Instructional Computer Laboratory (ICL) at BHSL is a PC-based classroom with video projection and multimedia equipment designed for hands-on, computer-based instruction to small groups of students. When not in use, the ICL is available for self-directed learning.

The Richard D. Haines Medical Library is located at the Scott & White Memorial Hospital and Clinic in Temple. All Texas A&M Health Science Center students have access to Haines Library's collection of 8,960 books and more than 980 current journal subscriptions.

This library also houses the Scott and White Archives, which include correspondence, photographs, organizational records, oral histories, press releases, manuscripts, moulages, artifacts and articles written by Scott & White staff.

The Office of Academic Support Services is the primary study facility for students in the College of Medicine. Located on the Bryan and Temple campuses, Academic Support staff help students study for lectures, quizzes, exams and the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam.

There are 2,500 items available for checkout and reserve, computers with medical education programs, computer labs, SMART-board-equipped study rooms, individual and group study rooms, trainings for computer programs and educational software, and assistance with residency preparation and multimedia production.

Evans Library is centrally located on the main campus of Texas A&M University. All TAMHSC students can access online resources from Evans Library. The library is home to resources such as the University Writing Center, Map and GIS collection as well as Media and Reserves.

Additionally, Media and Reserves has multimedia resources and allows students to check out movies, music and equipment—including headphones, laptops, and calculators.

Texas A&M University Libraries participate in TexShare, a cooperative program designed to improve library service to Texans. A TexShare Card provides patrons with borrowing privileges from more than 500 participating libraries across the state, offering a broader range of materials and services than any single library can provide. TexShare focuses on the efficient sharing of library holdings, with an emphasis on electronic information resources and traditional collections of books and journals.

Last edited by: werchan 10/05/2015

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