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October 2016


01 October 2016

DynaMed Plus


Our DynaMed subscription has been upgraded to DynaMed Plus. 

September 2016


22 September 2016

Ultrasound Equipment Checkouts


“Brush-Up your skills!”

Ultrasounds are available for check out in the Lubbock Learning Resource Center (LRC) after 5:00 pm and on weekends.  Pre-approval required using the Ultrasound Equipment link on the library home page.

August 2016


30 August 2016

BoardVitals - new modules


The following new modules have been added to BoardVitals, accessible from the All Databases icon on the library home page:

  • Anesthesiology
  • OB/GYN
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Sports Medicine

July 2016


07 July 2016

Wireless PDF Printing


Patrons with eRaider accounts can now print PDF's and images from personal laptops without installing software on their computer. See our PaperCut page for details.

June 2016


24 June 2016

SMART Capture Boards


The Lubbock Preston Smith Library has added 2 SMART Capture Boards in rooms 228 and LRC 225.

  • Pair your internet-connected mobile device over BlueTooth to share your notes with your group or the world
  • Watch the online tutorials to get started
  • You must have a TTUHSC library account to check out the study room and the special marker/eraser set


High Speed Overhead Scanner


The Lubbock Preston Smith Library has added a high speed overhead scanner in the Learning Resource Center (LRC). See the demo on our FaceBook page. You must have a TTUHSC library account to use the scanner.


Mobile WhiteBoard


The Lubbock Preston Smith Library has added a mobile whiteboard. Roll the whiteboard to any 2nd or 3rd floor study room. You must have a TTUHSC library account to check out the mobile whiteboard.

15 June 2016

SPSS Statistical Software


The IBM SPSS Statistical software is now installed on selected computers in the Lubbock library Learning Resource Center (LRC).


USMLE Practice Materials


USMLE practice materials are now available on the first row computers in the LRC in Lubbock. For more information, please call 806.743.2213.


Study Room Painting


Please pardon our appearance as we continue to transform the library to better serve you. Starting Monday, June 13th, study rooms on the 3rd floor of the Preston Smith Library will be repainted. Painters will keep the noise to a minimum. If you can’t find study space, please let us know. We can point you to a quieter nook.

01 June 2016

LibGuides Databases A-Z


All TTUHSC library databases are now in LibGuides Databases A-Z. Refine your search using the drop-down menus. Choose subjects, database types and vendors.

May 2016

05 May 2016

Lubbock Group Study Room Reservations


Selected group study rooms in the Lubbock library can now be reserved in advance using the link on the library home page. See this FAQ for more information.

April 2016

21 April 2016

Comments and Suggestions Form


The new Comments and Suggestions link on the libraries' home page now replaces the old suggestion boxes.
Let us hear from you!

March 2016

15 March 2016

Mobile Device Charging Station - Lubbock


The Lubbock Library now has a Secure Mobile Device Charging Station on the 2nd floor of the Preston Smith Library:

Secure Mobile Device Charging Station

February 2016

15 February 2016

3D Printing Now Available


3D Printing is now available in the TTUHSC Lubbock Library and the Odessa Library. For more information, click the Printing and 3D Printing section on the libraries home page:

3D printer Lubbock


January 2016

19 January 2016

Library Catalog Downtime


The Library Catalog, Koha, will be down the week of January 19th while the server is replaced. This will affect searches for print books and eBooks. Please consult a librarian if you have any questions or need help locating a resource. Thank you for your patience.

Note: The library catalog is now available.


13 January 2016

Preston Smith Library Construction


The 3rd floor of the PSL will be undergoing replacement of the overhead lighting. Plant Ops will begin setting up equipment on Wednesday, January 13 and will start working on Friday, January 15. The project will last from 4-6 weeks. Please expect some noise and workers around the library due to the construction. Thank you for your patience.


11 January 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


The TTUHSC Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, January 18, 2016 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.


11 January 2016

New Search Box


The TTUHSC Libraries have a new search box! It provides an easier way to search for ebooks, the Library Catalog system, journals, and PubMed.


04 January 2016

Preston Smith Library Quiet Zone


In response to student feedback, the third floor of the Preston Smith Library in Lubbock will be designated as a “Quiet Zone” beginning January 4, 2016. When on the third floor, please limit conversations so that others are respected and turn off your mobile device or put it on vibrate.