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School of Nursing: Library Orientation for Faculty: Home

What can I do for you?

Your librarian can do a lot to support your research and instruction. A few key places where I can help and common questions are outlined below. I look forward to working with you!

Library Introduction

See the Library Space

Contact me for help searching the literature

Let me help you with:

  • Identifying databases and other information sources relevant to your search
  • Composing and running literature reviews for grant applications and other research
  • Supporting Systematic, Scoping, and other structured reviews for publications

Use the Email Me or Schedule Appointment links on the right side of this page.

Request Support for a Structured Literature Review

Our Liaison Librarian Team can help with systematic, scoping, and other structured reviews. Librarians offer a full range of support from registering a protocol through submitting the final draft for publication.

Visit our Structured Searches page to learn more and submit a request!

Librarian Guest Lectures

Librarians offer instruction in searching and finding for:

  • Literature reviews
  • Point-of-care resources
  • Unpublished literature
  • Research Instruments
  • Practice Guidelines
  • and more!

We also offer EBP instruction:

  • Overviews
  • Resources for EBP after graduation
  • Composing a searchable question and turning it into an effective literature search
  • Critical analysis of information sources

We can support you:

  • In person
  • Online
  • Through pre-recorded modules
  • With personalized resource guides like this one

Accessing Electronic Resouces

From the library homepage, click on off campus access login button

Select the link that fits your affiliation type. 

screenhot of affiliation type through proxy

For Current Faculty, Staff, & Students, use your UTHSCSA username and password. 

For Adjunct Faculty & All Other Users, use your library username and pin (see below for more info)

Library Access for Adjunct Faculty

If you are Adjunct or Clinical Faculty and have a network ID and password and badge, you will have seamless access to library resources. However, if you are Adjunct or Clinical Faculty and DO NOT HAVE a network ID and password or badge, you will need to go through a couple of additional steps.

Access to Electronic Resources

In order to access online resources remotely you must:

  1. Email a copy of your appointment letter to
  2. Create a library account at (click on Register)

Our library staff will reply directly to your email with a unique username and password 

When visiting resources, log into the library's homepage using the "Adjunct Faculty & All Other Users" link (see image below)

NOTE: Your access will expire annually on 8/31, at the end of the fiscal year. When you receive your new appointment letter, you will need to resubmit for renewed access following the process above.

Access to the Library Building

If you do not have a UT Health San Antonio badge, you will not be able to access the library building. Should you need to use the library space, please reach out to me or another member of library staff via chat, email ( or phone (210-567-2450). We can:

  • Reserve a study room or meeting room
  • Provide a tour of the space
  • Meet you at the door during regular business hours to allow entry to the building

Liaison to the School of Nursing

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Matt Hayward
Liaison to the School of Nursing
UT Health Briscoe Library
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 567-2426

Reference Management

I can help with instruction and use of EndNote or Zotero.

Keep up with the literature

Link to Browzine

Use Browzine to create your own electronic bookshelves of key journals linked with our collection. You can create a personalized electronic library and keep up to date with tables of contents.

Let me show you how to:

  • Sign up
  • Download the app
  • Create your bookshelves
  • Receive notifications