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Continuity of Library Services

Quick FAQ

When will the library be open and available for students?

Library resources will be available online. However, physical access will not be available to the library or computer labs on campus. This is the university policy effective through the summer.

Can I get to library materials on a smartphone?

All library databases, research guides, and eBooks are accessible from mobile devices. Check out these how-to videos!

How can I use library materials from home?

All services are available wherever you have internet connection. When prompted, make sure to enter your UHD ID and password.

Can I still schedule library instruction?

Instruction is still being performed virtually. Make your request here.

Do you have any guidance on fair use/copyright?

Please see this guide created by the University of Illinois. It may not answer all your questions, but it's a good place to start.

What are the complete online services the library has to offer?

The library has a large online presence. You can find access to ebooks, databases, journals,and research guides from our homepage. To see a complete breakdown of our services please click here

Library Instruction

We want all our faculty to know that we can still provide options for providing your class with library instruction. We can do live Zoom sessions or if you're opting for a more asynchronous format, our librarians can create research guides and online tutorials. 

Zoom Sessions: Contact Carleen Huxley or Anne Zwicky. You can also fill out the library instruction request form and indicate that you would like a Zoom session.

Online Tutorials: Contact Jesús Serrato if you'd like help creating an interactive online tutorial. You can also fill out the library online tutorial request form. 

eBook Resources

Just a friendly reminder that the UHD library offers access to over 350,000 eBooks across all subject areas.

If you'd like us to find a specific eBook, please email Steve Bonario or your subject librarian. All we need to get started is the title and/or ISBN number of the eBook you're looking for. Otherwise, to browse available eBooks by subject, the LibSearch tool on the library's homepage is a good starting point.

If you need a specific eBook title, search our eBook services here. eBook Central is the best place to start.

Library Loans

Please refer to the following library policies for physical checkouts. Please get in contact with a librarian if you need help renewing an item. You can call (713) 221-8186. Please note that all current item due dates have been extended for all patrons.

Loan Periods and Renewals

Library Fines and Charges

Course Reserves

Check Your Library Account