UH Libraries Quick Start Guide

The University of Houston Libraries is here to help students, faculty, staff, scholars, researchers, and lifelong learners reach their academic, personal, and professional goals. We’ve created a Quick Start Guide with links to some of our popular services and resources.


View our online research guides.

Email your subject librarian.

Contact us.

Check out our FAQ.


Your Cougarnet account is your key to all of the Libraries’ online resources. Use it to access resources here or from off-campus, and to access library computers.

technology_training3The Technology Training Program at UH Libraries offers free instructor-led technology courses to current UH students, staff, and faculty. Classes are offered year-round and are held in room 106-P on the first floor of the MD Anderson Library. Popular courses include Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Google Docs, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Prezi, SPSS, and HTML, and more.


MD Anderson Library – general collections, Optometry Library (temporary)

Special Collections – MD Anderson Library second floor

William R. Jenkins Architecture & Art Library – Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture first floor

Music Library –  Moores School of Music second floor

UH Digital Library

Health Sciences Library – coming soon to the forthcoming Health and Biomedical Sciences Building 2


MD Anderson Library has over 300 computers divided between two labs for the students, faculty, and staff of the University.

Print and scan services are available.

MD Anderson Library has a variety of study spaces, including group work rooms, open collaboration areas, and individuals quiet zones.

The Hamill Foundation Multimedia Studio features audio recording booths and professional-grade equipment to help students, staff, and faculty create high-quality productions.

Equipment including laptops, DSLRs and HD video cameras, GoPros, projectors, sound recorders, and more are available for check-out.

In addition to workspace, MD Anderson Library has areas for you to recharge between classes. Visit the McGovern Leisure Reading collection on the first floor.

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Posted on July 24th, 2017 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on UH Libraries Quick Start Guide