AOMA maintains the largest Oriental medicine library in Texas with more than 7,000 items and comprehensive holdings in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, theories of Oriental medicine, and western biomedical sciences. Holdings include print volumes, journals, several forms of audiovisual resources (DVDs, CDs, etc.). Of special note is the library’s collection of original Chinese language medical research journals and DVDs (565), ranging from present day to 1981.
Smaller special collections of Ayurvedic medicine, Tibetan medicine, Islamic medicine, and western herbal medicine are available in the general works. The general collection also houses a body of work in Daoist and Buddhist philosophy, healing philosophies, and a range of topics in mind/body disciplines such as taiji, qigong, and yoga. Audio/visual resources for many of these disciplines are also available for patron use.