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Optometry Library: Library Home

UIW Libraries - Optometry Library

The George W. Brackenridge Optometry Library at the Rosenberg School of Optometry supports the research and teaching activities of UIW’s optometry and vision science programs. Library staff serve as co-curricular partners with faculty, providing reference assistance, research consultation, and instruction. The library offers study spaces with computers and Wi-Fi access, an extensive collection of optometry and related research resources, and interlibrary loan services. The library also provides printers, copiers, and equipment circulation services. Additional services, programs, and support are available through the UIW Libraries.  Find out more about the UIW Libraries Mission.

Optometry Library Hours

Fall 2023

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: Closed



Labor Day

Monday, September 05: Closed

Access Online Resources Off-Campus

To access library resources off-campus, you need to sign in with your UIW username and password:

Cardinal apps login boxes

After signing in, online access continues until your Web browser session is ended.

More information is available at:

Find Optometry Research Resources


Library Access and Assistance

In-Person Access and Assistance

The optometry library is located in room 308 of the Rosenberg School of Optometry. Library staff are available to assist students and faculty during regular semester operating hours.

Virtual Reference and Assistance

UIW Libraries staff are available to provide virtual assistance by phone at the Reference Desk at (210) 829-3835, via Library Chat, by text to (210) 526-0776, or email at

Make an Appointment With a Librarian

* If your school's librarian is not available, you may request a meeting with another of the UIW Libraries Health Professions Librarians.

Other Optometry Library Guides

Staff and Location


Circulation/Reference: 210-930-8686

Richard Kaye | 210-930-8686
Library Assistant for Public Services

Dede Rios | 210-930-8688
Director of Optometric & Clinical Library Services

George W. Brackenridge Library at the Rosenberg School of Optometry

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