About the South Central Region (SCR)
The NN/LM SCR serves the biomedical information needs of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, located in Houston, TX operates as the Regional Medical Library for the NN/LM SCR under a 5 year contract with the National Library of Medicine.
The mission of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information.
To accomplish NN/LM's mission, the SCR office adheres to the philosophy of "Promoting Access through Collaboration and Training." Staff members develop and promote a wide assortment of free classes. Numerous outreach subcontracts are awarded to network member libraries (Resource Libraries) to provide training to health professionals and consumers in their areas. Funding is provided to smaller network members for computer equipment, Internet access, and training.
Hours of Operation
8:00am - 5:00pm CST Monday - Friday
The NN/LM SCR Administrative Office is located at the McGovern Historical Center 8272 El Rio Street, Houston TX 77054.