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Texas A&M University
SACS Reaffirmation of Accreditation. Comprehensive Standard 3.8.1
Section 3: Comprehensive Standards Standard 3.8.1, Page 3
(located throughout the building), a computer classroom with 36 workstations, 5 public
workstations, and wireless network access available throughout the building. This library is
staffed 8-5 Monday through Friday with 24 hour access for HSC students. One MSL librarian is
home-based at the Bryan campus HPEB.
The Teaching and Learning Resource Center/Library at the Round Rock Campus provides
seating for 50 users, 14 group study rooms (located throughout the building), a computer
classroom, 5 public workstations, and wireless network access available throughout the building.
This library offers 24 hour access for HSC students. One MSL librarian is home-based at the
Round Rock campus.
The Pharmacy Library at Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville provides
seating for 4 users, 4 public workstations and a public printer/scanner/copier. The College of
Pharmacy has 4 group study/ breakout rooms, 2 study areas, a computer classroom with 40
workstations and 3 printers. Wireless network access is available throughout the Irma Lerma
Rangel College of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Library is open 45 hours per week.
The College Station campus Learning Resources (CSLR) provides seating for 141 users, 20
group study rooms, a computer classroom with 6 workstations, 7 public workstations, and
wireless network access available throughout. The CSLR is open 92.5 hours per week.
The Temple campus Learning Resources (TLR) provides seating for 56 users, 10 group study
rooms, a computer classroom with 7 workstations, 13 public workstations, and wireless network
access available throughout. Access to the TLR is 24/7.
The Scott and White Memorial Hospital Richard D. Haines Library provides seating for 104
users, 2 group study rooms, a computer classroom with 10 workstations, 25 public workstations,
and wireless network access available throughout. The library at Scott and White is staffed 45
hours per week, with after-hours access possible.
The Baylor Health Sciences Library (BHSL) in Dallas provides seating for 140 users, has 1 large
quiet study room and 2 group study areas, a computer lab with 30 workstations, 11 additional
public workstations, and wireless network access available throughout. BHSL, which serves
both the TAM HSC Baylor College of Dentistry and the Baylor University Medical Center, is
staffed by 7 professional librarians and 6 paraprofessionals. The library is open 80 hours per
week; after-hours study space is available elsewhere within TAM HSC-BCD.
The Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library (HAM-TMCL) provides
seating for 247 users, 8 group study rooms, a computer classroom with 25 workstations, 54
public workstations, 2 public printers, 2 public scanners and 2 photocopiers. Wireless network
access is available throughout the library. The HAM-TMCL is open 89 hours per week.
The MSL uses the LibQUAL+® survey to assess the effectiveness of its information and service
efforts. LibQUAL+® is a user centered survey that asks respondents to rate a library’s
performance in three areas: Customer Service, Information Resources/Delivery and the Library
as a Place of Study. In addition, the survey asks for demographic, library usage and satisfaction
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