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Library Policies

UTHSC Borrower Policies

Material Type Loan Period # of Renewals Allowed
Books 14 days Unlimited1
Journals 14 days2 61
Audio/visuals 14 days 1
Reserve materials 3 hours3 none

1. When a hold has been placed on an item, no further renewals will be accepted and the items must be returned by due date.

2. Journals may be checked out to eligible borrowers only.

3. Reserve materials generally circulate for three hours. If checked out within three hours of closing, the materials will be due within one hour of opening the next day.

UT Health Science Center borrowers may have up to 15 items checked out at any given time. Select library materials may be renewed in person by calling the Circulation Desk at 567-2440 or by logging into your account online. Renewals will be denied if materials have reached their renewal limit, have been recalled, or are overdue. 

Use of Online Resources

All current faculty, staff, and students should have access to the library's online resources remotely. In order to access resources remotely you must either be connected to the UT HSC VPN or connect via Off Campus Login from the Library homepage.