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Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library

CHRISTUS Health’s Office of Research & Academics fosters a vibrant culture of inquiry, discovery and research. It remains fully committed to provide necessary infrastructure for ascending scholarly performance and scientific contributions. Health Sciences Libraries play a critical leadership role in ensuring that the clinical workforce at CHRISTUS Health have access to the most current medical literature and best available evidence.

Onsite Medical Literature Resources

CHRISTUS Health offers the convenience of the following brick-and-mortar Health Sciences Libraries to our associates and patrons:

CHRISTUS Spohn Health Sciences Library

CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline, Corpus Christi, Texas

Physically located at CHRISTUS Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Health Sciences Library serves a variety of research, academic, and medical education needs of professionals from medical, nursing, and other ancillary care disciplines with traditional library research and comprehensive reference services. The Library carries an onsite collection of a wide variety of textbooks and current subscriptions to pertinent journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, and health care administration. It features study areas, computers, printers, copiers, scanners, and faxing services. After-hours access may be available by request for employees with a CHRISTUS Health ID badge. The Health Sciences Library support, such as access to electronic full-text articles, can be remotely extended to all research investigators and associates across CHRISTUS Health at no cost to them. All such requests, along with bibliographical information, can be sent directly to Leta Dannelley, Medical Librarian at

The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

The Harold S. Toy, M.D. Memorial Health Science Library is located on the fifth floor of the Goldsbury Center for Children and Families. The library is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The library holdings consist of a collection of 117 journals (23 of which are currently being received monthly or weekly) and a wide array of text books.

For more information on the CHofSA library, click here.

Online Medical Literature Resources

  • UptoDate
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
  • Medline Plus
  • PubMed Central
  • Google Scholar