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Nursing - Houston

This LibGuide is intended to provide information to Nursing faculty, staff, and students on the Houston campus.

Houston Library Hours


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Telephone 713.794.2048

Please email us for assistance

Closed 5 Sep Labor Day

Subject Librarian

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Marilyn M. Goff
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Houston Center Library
6700 Fannin Room 4132
Houston, TX 77030-2343
Phone/Text/Fax 713.794.2481

Health Sciences Librarian José Luis Quintero

We  have Mr. José Luis Quintero, our Health Sciences Librarian. He will help you find books and journal articles, locate the best databases for your research and projects, and to help you find all the information you need to make the best grades and get your efforts understood. Fluent in Spanish and English, he is also a current TWU SLIS Graduate student. You can contact him at or 713-794-2485. He usually works 9AM-6PM M-F.

Therapy Dogs Visit Houston

 Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs of Houston visited TWU Houston 29 November. In our TWU Houston lobby, here are TWU students greeting Willa, a  Mi-Ki breed certified therapy dog . Doty Olson, Willa's owner/trainer,  greet faculty, staff, and students.. All get the opportunity to learn about the purpose and value of therapy dogs in health care, including helping military veterans with PTSD, amputees, those with Alzheimer's disease, prisoners and others. The visit was co-sponsored by Houston's office of Student Life and the Houston Library. 


Houston Library Nap Pod

The Houston Library, room 4132,  has a wonderful nap pod where you can enjoy a refreshing 20 minute snooze, so come give it a try and stop feeling so tired!

Houston Student in ARC Nap Pod

Library News and Technical Issues

In Fall and Spring semesters, the Houston Library offers you TWU "Freestyle Fridays."  From 10-4 on Fridays, we will offer coloring, painting, puzzles, knitting, checkers and more to help you relax and have fun!

Remember in the event of a storm, the Houston TWU building has designated shelter in place parts of the building illustrated here

The TWU library homepage, the Twitter handle @TWULibrary and the Facebook page show updates on library news, as well as reports on technical issues and content changes regarding library resources. Databases may have temporary downtimes. 

Did you know that Medicare is 57 years old?  See Medicare for information.

September Selected Celebrations

Attendance Awareness Month

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Civil Service Month

Healthy Aging Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Service Dog Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

2 National Day of Vietnam, VJ Day

4-10 Suicide Prevention Week

5 U.S. Labor Day, Migraine Awareness Week

6 National Read a Book Day 

8 International Literacy Day, World Physical Therapy Day

10 German Language Day 

11 Libraries Remember Day, Patriot's Day

13 National Celiac Disease Awareness Day 

15 El Grito De Dolores Hidalgo Day, Hispanic Heritage Month

17 U.S. Constitution Day

19 Talk Like a Pirate Day

20 U.S. National Voter Registration Day 


Welcome to the Houston Library LibGuide for Nursing

Welcome to the TWU Libraries' Nursing Subject Guide! Here you will find a variety of suggested databases, credible internet sites, videos, and other information sources to help guide your research. Houston campus faculty, staff and students may obtain borrowing privileges to the Texas Medical Center Library and other libraries by applying in our Houston Library, room 4132. Remember your TWU Librarians. For TWU Students, appointments with Librarians are available to help you learn information resources and how to locate good information tools to be self-sufficient in the future. For Faculty and Staff, TWU Librarians provide the information needed.

Undergraduate Nursing Houston Library Research Guides

Houston Nursing Associate Dean

Dr. Damon Cottrell is the Interim Dean of the College of Nursing (Denton) and can be reached at  For Houston, Dr. Paula Clutter is the Associate Dean and Professor of the Houston Stark College of Nursing and can be reached at 713.794.2101, email 

FACULTY: Would you like to place course materials on Reserve in the Houston Library shelf or electronically, available 24/7?  If yes, click HERE

Graduate Nursing Library Research Guide

Houston Center Library Materials

The Houston Center Library Room 4132 (at the Houston campus) has books from TWU's School of Business, Department of Health Care Administration, School of Nursing, Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences, School of Occupational Therapy and the School of Physical Therapy, also.  Available for Houston TWU faculty, staff, and students to consult in the library, all of these materials (books, audiovisuals and journals) are specially selected and added to the collection by your faculty and staff. There is a pc/scanner available to print in b&w or color at the adjacent Mega Computer Lab. The Library also has Laptops and Chromebooks  for checkout.  Most of these materials are available to you to check out during hours of operation,  so come browse the different collections and see what the Houston library has to offer you.

Please know that "Textbooks, reference, non-circulating, media materials, and Houston Reserve Items may not be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)."

Houston's TWU building has shelter in place locations in the event of a storm, here.

Suggested Databases


The Future of Nursing is YOU!

CDC Outpatient Infection Prevention Guide and Checklist

Outpatient Care Providers

Coronavirus COVID-19 & Smallpox/Monkeypox Information

 You may request one COVID test kit per address from the United States Postal Service, starting 19 January 2022. Go to to order.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID and Smallpox/Monkeypox information

US White House statement on Monkeypox

State of Texas Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Resources and Monkeypox Resources

City of Houston COVID, Monkeypox  Resources and information on pollen and other health data


The US National Center for Post Traumatic Distress is at the US Veteran's Administration for everyone to access:


You need to keep healthy for success.

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