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About the TTUHSC Libraries of the Health Sciences

Library of the Health Sciences
Odessa

800 West Fourth Street
Odessa, TX 79763


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Special Holiday hours are posted in the Library, or by calling the Circulation Dept., 432-703-5036.

Important Numbers

Main Library Number 432-703-5036
Interlibrary Loan 432-703-5033
Reference Services 432-703-5035
Fax 432-335-5170

Circulation

  • General Collection materials circulate for two weeks and may be renewed twice for additional two week periods
  • Audiovisual materials circulate for varying periods
  • Borrowed items may be renewed by phone (432-703-5036)
  • Overdue items may not be renewed
  • Maximum 12 items
  • Journals and Reference materials do not circulate
  • Overdue General Collection or Audiovisual items accrue fines of $.50 per day per item
  • Overdue Reserve items accrue fines at $.50 per hour per item
  • For lost items, the borrower is responsible for the replacement cost of each item, a $25.00 processing fee, and all accrued overdue fines
  • Borrowing privileges are suspended until all overdue items are returned and all fines are paid

Reference Service

A reference librarian is available to assist you Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in person by calling 432-703-5035. Virtual Reference Librarian is available on the library's web page.

Electronic Resources

Always access the following electronic resources from the Libraries' home page

an@tomy.tv

  • Detailed 3-D models in human anatomy

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

  • Nursing & allied health literature database

DynaMed

  • Point-of-care EBM information

E-Journals & Gold Rush

  • Electronic journals available through Gold Rush

E-Books

  • Medical, allied health, & science e-books from AccessMedicine, ebrary, NetLibrary, STAT!Ref, and MD Consult

Esential Evidence Plus (formerly InfoPOEMs®)

  • Access to POEMs®, EBM guidelines, clinical calculators, and PDA downloads

EXAM MASTER Online™

  • Exam preparation for the USMLE/board exams

FIRSTConsult

  • Evidence-based differential diagnosis tools

images.MD

  • Free access to thousands of medical images from collections and contributors

MD Consult

  • Full-text medical textbooks and journals
  • Practice guidelines, drug information, medical news, & patient handouts

MICROMEDEX®

  • Information on drugs, diseases, alternative medicines, and toxicology management
  • Medical calculators and drug interaction tools

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

  • Evidence-based information on natural medicines

Netter Presenter

  • Electronic version of Netter's medical illustrations

OT Search

  • Occupational therapy literature

OvidSP Databases

  • EBM Reviews, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, HAPI, International Pharmaceutrical Abstracts, e-books, and e-journals

PubMed®

  • Biomedical & life sciences literature database

SPORTDiscus

  • Sports medicine and allied health literature

TexShare

  • General reference & medical literature

ISI Web of Knowledge

  • Information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities, Journal Citation Reports®, Web of Science®
* Off-campus access to these databases requires a HSC eRaider username and password from Information Services (phone: 915-545-6800)


Photocopying Service

All copying is paid for using debit cards. The cards are available in increments of $2, $5, and $10 (20, 65, and 150 pages)

  Self Service Copies $ .10 per page
  Photocopy Service $ .25 per page
  Rush Photocopy Service $ .50 per page

Other Services

  • Personal computers and scanners are accessible to eligible borrowers
  • CD-Recordable disks and 1.44 MB floppy disks are available for $1.00 per disk
  • Fax transmission/receiving available for $1.25 per page

Floor Plans


Floor Layout Map, First Floor
Floor Layout Map, Second Floor

Page last updated: July 25, 2013

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