At the Libraries
Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing, broke barriers and pushed boundaries as a social reformer in the Victorian era.
Dr. Pauline Beery Mack, director of TWU’s Research Institute, is best known for her work as principal investigator with NASA during the 1960s. Dr. Mack researched the effects of space flight on the human body.
The stained-glass windows around the central dome of the library include representations of Classical goddesses and muses and of flowers native both to Texas and to Greece and Italy which gave birth to the mythology of the goddesses and muses. View this classic item from our collection and delve into the deep symbology behind beautiful stained glass windows of the library!
Discover TWU’s best kept secret. Home to the largest depository of research material about women in the Southern United States, find out why our Woman’s Collection is a premiere destination for women's history researchers, writers, filmmakers and journalists.Read More
Get to Know Us
Our talented staff strive to foster intellectual curiosity and academic excellence. We come from diverse academic backgrounds and specialize in distinct areas of research, library science and library management.
Jon is a Library Specialist for Student and Community Engagement Services. He spends the majority of his time working with library staff on various projects ranging from instruction and research to photography and design. He spends his free time riding bikes and taking care of his hamster.
I manage Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Maintenance, Billing and fines, and frontline reference. We do our best to make everyone feel welcome as they arrive, acknowledged as they leave, and satisfied that they received everything for which they came. Questions or Concerns? We can help!
Dianne is a Library Service Specialist at Texas Woman’s University Library. She helps manage the circulation desk and develops rotating events in the library. She is Dallas’ go-to for any creative needs such as photography, poster design, logos, and book displays. She enjoys video gaming and art.
Programs & Services
Oral History Program
We want to hear your story! The Woman’s Collection Oral History Program is dedicated to gathering and showcasing the oral histories of alumni, current students, faculty, staff and administrators of Texas Woman’s University.Contribute an Oral History