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Library - Houston

This Guide provides Houston Library Services support for faculty, staff, and students

Subject Librarian

Houston Library Hours


Fall 2021 9AM -6 PM M-Th & 8-5 F

Email staff for assistance



Library News and Technical Issues

Every Friday, the Houston Library offers all 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!


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. 

December Selected Celebrations

World AIDS  Awareness Month

Handwashing Awareness Month

Read a New Book Month

Universal Human Rights Month

10th Dewey Decimal System Day 

28 Nov - Dec 6 Hanukkah 

25th Christmas Day

31st New Year's Eve


Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

State of Texas Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Resources 

City of Houston Resources

Library (regional) COVID-19 changes, closures, borrowing, lending and more resources at:

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


Welcome to the Houston Center Library Guide (LibGuide)!

Houston's TWU ten story campus building in foreground at the corner of Main, Holcombe and Fannin,

in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical center in the world.

Welcome to the TWU Libraries' Houston Library Subject Guide!

Houston campus faculty, staff and students have new texts, media, reserve materials,

librarians and knowledgeable staff to help you.

You can also obtain borrowing privileges to other libraries by visiting us in room 4132.

Click HERE for the Houston Campus Library Overview and Tips for Successful Searches!

DIY Search Navigation - A Guide to Basic Search Techniques (4 min.)

Faculty & Staff Course Reserves Click HERE!

Need a quiet spot to study? Reserve our Library Study Room here!

Need a break? Reserve the Houston Nap Pod here!

Houston Campus Manager

Campus Manager Carlos Da Silva, born in Brazil, is a manager  in TWU's Office of Information Technology - Houston and is Campus Manager for the Houston Campus. He is happy to hear from students, faculty and staff regarding any issues. His office is located in room 4110, tel. 713.794.2118.

TWU Libraries Strategic Plan

TWU libraries have a mission statement, a strategic plan, and other related data illuminating how we serve you in accordance with the University's strategic plan documentation.


Be sure to attend TWU Orientation classes on your library services in August, January and May/June. A special welcome to new and returning students and a reminder to Dietetic Interns that we are available for appointments and walk-in help.

Need assistance creating search strategies? Try this DIY Searching - A Basic Guide to Search Navigation

Area Agencies

Brazoria County Health Department                                             Chambers County Health Department

City of Houston Health Department                                              Dallas County Health & Human Services

Fort Bend County Department of Health and Human Services    Fort Worth County Public Health Department

Galveston County Health District                                                  Harris County Area Agency on Aging

Montgomery County Hospital District