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ILLiad Interlibrary Loan

Request books, articles, and more from other libraries

Login to ILLiad

UHCL computer username: smith
Password is your UHCL computer password

PCLAB username: jonest1234
Password is your PCLAB password

For username/password assistance, call 281-283-2828

Contact Information


Phone: 281-283-3906

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM--5:00PM

Receiving Your Requested items

Picking up your Requested Items

when your requested item is ready for pick-up, you will be notified by email. * Please be aware that we are required to send all UHCL notifications and communications to your UHCL email account. Don't forget to configure your email to allow receipt of emails from these domains:, You can arrange to have e-mail automatically forwarded from your UHCL-provided e-mail account to another e-mail address such as their Yahoo!®, Gmail™,etc.  Here is a link to documentation for forwarding your email:  UHCL Email Forwarding 

Receiving Items on Loan to You

  • Books, DVD, and other physical materials will be available to pick up at the Neumann Library Circulation Desk. Be sure to bring your UHCL ID to check out the items at the Library Circulation Desk.  You are responsible for the condition of borrowed items during your checkout period.
  • If your pick up location is UHCL Pearland Library, pick up items on loan to you at the Pearland Library Service Desk.

Viewing Electronically Received Articles

  • Most articles and book chapters will be posted as PDF files to your ILLiad account. To access them, login to your ILLiad account and click View/Download Electronically Received Articles. Please note that the PDF file is only accessible for 30 days; if you want to keep it, you must save it to your hard drive or a USB drive. Some articles cannot be digitized and must be picked up at the Neumann Library circulation desk.
  • If you accidentally delete an article from this web page, you may undo by clicking on the UNDELETE ARTICLE at the top of the page.

Returning your Requested Items

You may return ILL materials to the library during the open hours, through the book drop outside of the Library entrance or you may place them in the book drop outside the Bayou building, located next to the entrance by the Patio Café. (click here to view).  

You may also request renewals--libraries are being liberal in extending loan periods during this time.  Renewals may be submitted through your ILLiad AccountILLiad Interlibrary Loan , Email: or Phone: 281-283-3906.

Bayou Building 2402, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1002