Technical Services

Mission Statement

To identify, acquire, and process library materials of all formats including, but not limited to, monographic, serial, media, and electronic resources, in a timely, accurate, and fiscally responsible manner. To create and maintain the Library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) records to enable the library users to know whether the Library owns a specific item, where the item is located, e.g. Stacks, Reference, Reserve, Special Collections.

• Collection Development Policy
Electronic Databases
Automated library system
Federal Depository Library Program FDLP
• Gift Form
Periodicals Policies
Request Material to be Purchased


Library Staff Pages


Technical Services Staff

Mr. Karl Henson Karl Henson, M.L.S.
Assistant Director for Library Services/Head, Technical Services
(936) 261-1504
Mrs. Janet Russo-Wallick Janet Russo-Wallick, M.L.I.S.
Collection Development/Cataloging Librarian II
(936) 261-1528
Ms. Suhua Fan Suhua C. Fan, M.A., M.S.L.I.S.
Electronic Services Librarian II
Systems & Web Master
Ms. Sharon Barnes Sharon D. Barnes, M.L.I.S.
Acquisitions Librarian I
(936) 261-1518
Mr. Henry Koshy Henry Koshy, M.L.S.
Scholarly Communication Librarian I
(936) 261-1517, (936)261-1521


Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.