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In Houston, you have internet-accessible resources available through library databases. These databases (like PubMed, CINAHL, Academic Source) have electronic copies of books and articles plus a search engine to allow you to find and retrieve the information you need. These materials are available from any internet-accessible device 24/7 and allow you to download, save, print, email and export information to your printer, flash drive, an email address, a bibliographic manager like RefWorks and more. You have ARC staff in your campus Orientations and available by appointment and walk-in to help you learn how to manage these internet resources.
As a Houston TWU faculty, staff, or student, you have (after your registration with them) electronic and physical access to the Texas Medical Center (TMC) library. A private membership library, the TMC is one of the five largest medical libraries in the nation. The TMC library affords you 24/7 access to hundreds of thousands of electronic and physical books, articles, videos and more that support your TWU Houston studies.
Your Houston faculty have provided their personal Departmental libraries for your checkout in the Academic Resource Center. Audiovisual items are also available for one week checkout. Items on reserve for the semester can be used with your TWU ID badge for checkout. Faculty departmental books and videos in Business, Health Care Administration, Nursing, Nutrition and Food Science. Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and the School of Management are available to loan at the periods your faculty want them loaned to you. We also have headphones for checkout, pencil sharpeners, paper cutter, heavy duty staplers, and electric three hole punchers.
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