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Alumni Library Guide

Guide for UHD Alumni for Library Services

Borrowing Materials

Only alumni who are have obtained an Alumni Card may use library materials. Cards are $4 and may be purchased at the Cashiers Office. Alumni Association members should go to the Circulation Desk on Library 5th floor North to obtain a barcode for their alumni card.  Alumni are not eligble to use Interlibrary Loan, Study Rooms, or Access Databases from off campus. 

UHD alumni can

  • borrow up to 4 books at a time (see Loan Periods)
  • use print and media collections on-site
  • use library computers (2 hours per day)
  • use library databases and electronic publications on-site (2 hours per day)
  • use the Ask a Librarian service to consult with a librarian about any research question

For details about borrowing from the W.I.Dykes Library, see Borrowing & Circulation and Loan Periods and Renewals.

UH and UHCL Alumni

UH and UHCL Alumni have borrowing privileges at the UH Downtown library but you must have a library card from your University Library.

To obtain a library account with the Anderson Library (Central Campus), call their circulation desk at 713-743-9710 for details. 

To obtain a library account with the UH-Clear Lake Neumann Library, call their circulation desk at 281-283-3900

Once you have a library account set up, you may visit the UHD library to checkout materials or you may request the materials be sent to Anderson or the Neumann library for pick up. If you have any further questions, email or call the UHD Circulation Desk at 713-221-8186 or contact your Univeristy library.