The Reference and Outreach Department is responsible for several different library service areas:
We can help you with general information or in-depth research questions. Stop by the Reference Desk for one-on-one help:
|Monday - Friday||9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
1:00. p.m.-5:00 p.m.
|Saturday - Sunday||General Reference Assistance Available at Circulation Desk|
You can also contact us through chat, email, phone, mail.
Allow one of our medical librarians to conduct a literature search on a medical topic or verify a list of citations for your research. Average turn-around time is two business days per request. Rush requests for literature searches needed within twenty-four hours require an additional $10 per search. Call 713.799.7162 for additional information. Click to see pricing and request a search.
Our classes teach research skills, the effective use of databases or other information resources, and various Internet/software technologies. Topics include PubMed, Evidence Based Health Care, and many more. We can also create customized classes to fill your specific information needs and accommodate your schedule. For more information contact the Reference Department at 713.799.7170 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The educational, research, clinical, business and community service goals of an organization require timely and effective use of knowledge. Librarians are experts at finding, organizing, communicating and transforming information into knowledge that can be applied to attain your goals. To explore library partnership opportunities that will benefit you and your organization, contact the Reference Department at 713.799.7161 or email: email@example.com.
All public relations, including publicizing library events and services, responding to comments and complaints and networking with the Texas Medical Center and Houston media are coordinated through Beatriz Varman, Public Relations Librarian at 713.799.7169 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The TMC Library's Jesse H. Jones Community Health Information Service consists of numerous programs available free of charge to the public. Please see the Consumer Health Information page to learn more.
Librarians are available for exam proctoring services. The fee for both TMC affiliates and non-TMC affiliates is $50.00 per hour. Proctoring will be conducted in the street level classroom when available, although non-TMC affiliates also will be charged the additional cost of the classroom usage fee. Contact the Reference Department at 713.799.7161 or email: email@example.com.