The TMC Library

The TMC Library We are the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library - also known as The TMC Library. The TMC Library recently completed a major renovation.

The staff of the TMC Library would like to extend a warm welcome to all faculty, residents, interns, fellows, and students from all the institutions in the Texas Medical Center (TMC). Whether you are a new student or are starting another year, the TMC Library has much to offer. The Library is dedicated to providing excellent collections and services in support of the research, education and patien

t care programs of the TMC and the Houston area. Please come see the changes. Library collections currently provide access to electronic journals, e-books, databases, and a small print collection on site.

Library tip! Use the search box on the homepage to find books (digital and physical) and articles.https://library.tmc.ed...
01/09/2024

Library tip! Use the search box on the homepage to find books (digital and physical) and articles.

https://library.tmc.edu/

How do you like to study? The TMC Library has a little bit of everything to support study time.
01/08/2024

How do you like to study? The TMC Library has a little bit of everything to support study time.

Have you seen the expanded selection of energy drinks now available in the bottled drink vending machine in the Dr. Fred...
01/05/2024

Have you seen the expanded selection of energy drinks now available in the bottled drink vending machine in the Dr. Fred Student Study Hall?
This drink vending machine is near the microwave and coffee vending.

Scan the QR Code to discover all the resources in the A-Z list. Great resources for your information needs.
01/04/2024

Scan the QR Code to discover all the resources in the A-Z list. Great resources for your information needs.

Curious about the construction across the street from the TMC Library? It's the Houston Methodist Centennial Tower.  The...
01/04/2024

Curious about the construction across the street from the TMC Library? It's the Houston Methodist Centennial Tower.

There's been quite a bit of progress since last January. The building is finally peeking above the tree line. We're excited for our neighbors and the new tower.


While we have over 1 million e-books, we still have a few physical books on the shelves. Check out these shelfie views f...
01/03/2024

While we have over 1 million e-books, we still have a few physical books on the shelves. Check out these shelfie views from the book stacks.
Find these titles and more in the Library Catalog: https://library.tmc.edu/.

01/02/2024

Happy January and welcome back to the Library. Regular hours resume today at 7am.
The TMC Library team shifted around many of our on-site collections before the holiday break. See where things are now and if you need assistance, please ask Library staff.

Happy New Year!The TMC Library will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.      ...
01/01/2024

Happy New Year!

The TMC Library will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.


Speaking of puzzles, the TMC Library's very special puzzle fairy* delivered a batch of puzzles to add to the Puzzle Exch...
12/29/2023

Speaking of puzzles, the TMC Library's very special puzzle fairy* delivered a batch of puzzles to add to the Puzzle Exchange collection.
The Puzzle Exchange is now located inside the Dr. Fred Student Study Hall on the shelves near the windows.
These puzzles can be used in the library or at your home/office. Checkout is not needed and you can bring it back (or not) or even bring a different puzzle to share.
*Like the tooth fairy, but leaves puzzles and doesn't want your teeth

The TMC Library's community puzzle was completed in mid-December and we have a new puzzle waiting on the coffee table by...
12/27/2023

The TMC Library's community puzzle was completed in mid-December and we have a new puzzle waiting on the coffee table by the sofas for when we re-open on January 2. See you soon!


Please keep in mind that the TMC Library is closed this week. We will re-open with regular hours on Tuesday, January 2, ...
12/24/2023

Please keep in mind that the TMC Library is closed this week. We will re-open with regular hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 7:00 am.

TMC Library resources are always available through our website https://library.tmc.edu/


Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2024.We will re-open Tues...
12/22/2023

Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2024.

We will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.


Scan the QR Code to discover all the resources in the A-Z list. Great resources for your information needs.
12/21/2023

Scan the QR Code to discover all the resources in the A-Z list. Great resources for your information needs.

Borrow a game from the TMC Library for your holiday break! Find the games in the Dr. Fred Student Study Hall (near the f...
12/20/2023

Borrow a game from the TMC Library for your holiday break! Find the games in the Dr. Fred Student Study Hall (near the front of the library).

You can also pick up a puzzle from our free-library of puzzles to complete with friends and family.

Games are available for 30-day checkout! We're open 8:00am-5:00pm today.


12/19/2023

The TMC Library team has been busy as the semester winds down. Nearly all of our physical collections have new locations inside the library to make things easier to find or access.
If you can't find something during your next visit, just ask library staff.

Quick reminder that the TMC Library is following our holiday hours and will be closed beginning Friday, December 22. We ...
12/19/2023

Quick reminder that the TMC Library is following our holiday hours and will be closed beginning Friday, December 22.

We will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.

During your next visit at the TMC Library you can create a cozy study session with a cup of hot chocolate from our coffe...
12/18/2023

During your next visit at the TMC Library you can create a cozy study session with a cup of hot chocolate from our coffee vending machine in the Dr. Fred Student Study Hall.

Bring your own cup or pick one up at Circulation.


If you need to catch up on scholarly reading during December, get started with BrowZine to browse, collect, save, and sh...
12/18/2023

If you need to catch up on scholarly reading during December, get started with BrowZine to browse, collect, save, and share articles. You can even set up to read offline.

Find BrowZine on the TMC Library homepage https://library.tmc.edu/ under Core Resources.


TMC Library holiday hours schedule begins TODAY, Sunday, December 17. Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Fr...
12/17/2023

TMC Library holiday hours schedule begins TODAY, Sunday, December 17.

Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2024.
We will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.


Will you be writing during the holidays? Get started with a RefWorks account today. With RefWorks, you can easily collec...
12/15/2023

Will you be writing during the holidays? Get started with a RefWorks account today. With RefWorks, you can easily collect articles/citations and produce formatted references.

Get started today by creating an account. Visit https://library.tmc.edu/ the Library homepage and click RefWorks in the Core Resources section.


12/14/2023

Find some great reads for the holidays in the Dr. Fred Study Hall!

TMC Library holiday hours schedule begins Sunday, December 17. Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Friday, D...
12/13/2023

TMC Library holiday hours schedule begins Sunday, December 17.

Please note that the TMC Library will be closed Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2024.

We will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2024 with regular hours, 7:00am-10:00pm.


Planning to set learning goals for the holiday season? Check out a book on coding or data visualization to learn more ab...
12/12/2023

Planning to set learning goals for the holiday season? Check out a book on coding or data visualization to learn more about these important skills. Find these books using the online catalog or browse the shelves in the Dr. Fred Room.

As of yesterday, the bottled drink vending machine in the TMC Library - Dr. Fred Student Study Hall (by the microwave) n...
12/12/2023

As of yesterday, the bottled drink vending machine in the TMC Library - Dr. Fred Student Study Hall (by the microwave) now has even more energy drinks.

This vending machine takes card and cash. There are also many other drink choices available!


Med students! Check out this opportunity to write and get published in a new student-run journal on the Digital Commons@...
12/11/2023

Med students! Check out this opportunity to write and get published in a new student-run journal on the Digital Commons@TMC platform!
The first student journal hosted at Digital Commons@TMC, The Nexus Review, has just launched and is accepting submissions for the first issue. This is a student-run, peer-reviewed journal founded in 2023 and managed by Students for Social Organization, Advocacy, and Policy.
https://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/nexus/
Through a collection of high-quality scholarly articles researched and written by medical students, Nexus Review aims to explore many sections of health policies including but not limited to: Public Health, Healthcare Access, Health Insurance, Health Equity and Disparities, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse, Pharmaceutical and Drug, Medical Research and Development, Global Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Patient Rights and Privacy, Health Technology and Telemedicine, and End-of-Life Care and Ethics.
Learn more and plan your submission https://library.tmc.edu/new-student-journal-on-digital-commonstmc/



Can you believe it's December? If the end of semester and approaching end of year holidays are creating stress, be sure ...
12/08/2023

Can you believe it's December? If the end of semester and approaching end of year holidays are creating stress, be sure to take study breaks and rest to care for your mind and body.

The next time you are in the Library, try the Library Reflection Space for your own private meditation, prayer, reflection, stretching, or even a sensory break.


Address

1133 John Freeman Boulevard
Houston, TX
77030

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 10pm
Tuesday 7am - 10pm
Wednesday 7am - 10pm
Thursday 7am - 10pm
Friday 7am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm
Sunday 1pm - 10pm

Telephone

(713) 795-4200

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when The TMC Library posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to The TMC Library:

Videos

Share

Category