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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 information literacy 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

Spring 2024

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

Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



MLK Holiday 

January 15: 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:

Search UIW Libraries Collections

Search UIW Libraries collections using keyword(s), title, author, or subject.

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.

Ask a Librarian Service

For research assistance when the Medical (Pharmacy, Optometry, etc.) Library is closed, you may contact a UIW Libraries librarian via chat, phone, or email through our Ask a Librarian Service. Hours of availability for Ask a Librarian may be found on the UIW Libraries homepage under Library Hours.

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.

Circulating Technology

The Mabee Library located on the main UIW campus has digital devices available for check-out by all UIW students, faculty, and staff, including:

  • laptops/tablets
  • digital cameras
  • portable cd/dvd players

Please see Technology Circulation Policy for more information.

Other Optometry Library Guides

Staff and Location


Circulation/Reference: 210-930-8686

VACANT | 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

Staff LADR