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Nursing - Houston

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

Houston ARC

Located at the Houston Center, 6700 Fannin, the Academic Resource Center is in room 4132, just behind the mega computer lab. We support Business, Health Care Administration, Library Science, Nursing, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy,  and other departments at the Houston campus. We have a 24 August July of the facility.  Please contact us by our emails for best results in reaching us during our posted working hours (see HOURS).  We are available to help you!



With COVID-19 concerns, many procedures are temporarily modified, so check with us before you visit to come watch a video, borrow a Chrome book, headphones or use  study areas! We do have a limited number of your current textbooks for all-semester to a two hour loan. Come use the paper cutter and pencil sharpeners. Get help finding useful information. 

Come check out one of your faculty's personal Departmental collection of books. Check out standardized tests (BUS, HCA, NCLEX, HESI, OT, PT and other) study books, testing and training videos to keep you sharp!

Please know that Houston Reserve Items may not be requested through Inter Library Loan (ILL).


Great Resources

Come study, get a research appointment, try the nap pod or study room, borrow a textbook, Chrome book, review procedures on a video, and see what your ARC has in store for you!


Library Manager Marilyn Goff and Librarian Alexandra Drake


Librarian Marilyn Goff, MLS, AHIP supervises the ARC and specializes in College of Business, Health Care Administration, Library Studies, Nursing, Nutrition and Food Sciences, plus Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, and is available  to help faculty, staff, and students. A UH and UNT graduate, she is a certified medical librarian at the Distinguished level of the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association. She takes appointments , assists with online and walk-in requests and is happy to help you define your research topics, find great information, learn  APA and other styles, get published, and more and is available at  713.794.2480.    She usually works 8-5 M-F. 



Alexandra Drake is the Librarian I, Health Sciences Librarian who specializes in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, available at, 713.794.2480.  Alexandra earned her Masters in Library and Information Sciences in 2012 at the University of North Texas. Her interests include sewing, movies and all things vintage. She primarily supports the Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Departments, and is available  to help faculty, staff, and students  She usually works 9-6 M-F.                                                                                        

Library Services Specialist Jose' Luis Quintero

We  have Mr.José Luis Quintero, our Library Services Specialist. 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.

You can contact him at or 713-794-2485. He usually works 8-5 M-F.

Graduate Research Assistant

The GRA position and the two student assistant positions are vacant. We are taking applications at this time using TWU Handshake.                                                                                                                                                           


Student Assistants

 Our two student assistant positions are vacant. We are accepting applications through TWU Handshake.


Take a Nap!

TWU Libraries, in conjunction with the Student Union, Student Services and Student Life,  have a nap pod for you to use for 20 minute power naps in the ARC


Former ARC Library Student Assistant and MOTS Ms Kristen McManus demonstrates the nap pod use