Borrowing Materials from Houston Research Libraries

Houston Borrowing Program

Faculty and advanced students can directly borrow books and other library materials from Texas Medical Center Library. Other libraries in the area can be accessed using the TexShare card.

 

Access to Texas Medical Center electronic resources

UH Graduate Students and Faculty are eligible for remote access to the electronic resources of the Texas Medical Center Library. Please stop by the Service Desk (1st floor, M.D. Anderson Library) to complete an application.

Questions about access to Texas Medical Center resources may be directed to Lee Andrew Hilyer (713-743-9714, lahilyer@uh.edu). 

 

UH / Rice On-Site Interlibrary Loan

For UH Users:

Approved users may borrow materials directly from Rice’s Fondren Library. 

  • Visit the Anderson Library Service Desk for authorization BEFORE visiting Rice. 
  • Users should allow 1 business day for approval.
  • Upon approval, user may borrow up to 4 items from Rice’s Fondren Library. 
  • Items are loaned for 12 weeks; renewals are not allowed. 
  • Return materials to UH’s Anderson Library.

Unless the materials needed are only owned by Fondren Library, UH users should request materials via the free traditional Interlibrary Loan service.

For Rice Users:

Approved users may borrow materials from UH’s Anderson Library or Architecture & Art Library

  • Users must obtain approval from Rice BEFORE visiting UH Libraries. 
  • Upon approval from Rice, users may borrow up to 4 items from UH Libraries. 
  • Users must present valid Rice ID. 
  • Items are loaned for 12 weeks; renewals are not allowed.
  • Return materials to Rice’s Fondren Library. 

Questions about Onsite ILL or access to Rice resources may be directed to Nora Dethloff (713-743-9747, ndethloff@uh.edu).