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Library Services

Welcome, online and off-campus students! The Neumann Library's collections and services are available to you through this guide.

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In OneSearch:
  • OneSearch includes almost all of the library's research databases, where you can find peer-reviewed journal articles, books, ebooks, and media
  • Sign in with your UHCL computing username (e.g., jonest2345) and password to view fullest results and full text and to pin favorite items, renew materials, and request items from other UH campuses


Advanced Search

Natural language searches often work well. Example:
     how body image affects women

You also can use simple keywords and quotation marks for a short, commonly used "exact phrase." Example:
     "body image" women

Once you have a set of results, select and apply relevant filters (limiters such as peer-reviewed journalsavailable online, etc.) on the left of the screen.

For more complex searches like body image AND (women OR girls), use Advanced Search.

In individual subject databases:

Use OneSearch Advanced Search to look for scanned materials that your professor may have placed on course reserve through the library.

As shown below, select the radio button for Course Reserves. In addition to searching by keyword or title of the item you're looking for, you may search specifically by Course ID (example: PSYC 4370) or by Course Instructor name.

Shows Advanced Search screen with Course Reserves selected and field options for Course ID and Course Instructor

While most materials will be available or delivered to you online, there will be times when you want a physical item like a book or DVD.

  • Borrow items found in OneSearch by signing in, using a Request link, and selecting a pickup location
  • Or submit a request through Interlibrary Loan and use the Note field  to ask for delivery by mail

Under ordinary circumstances, mailing is not possible to these zip codes:

  • 77058, 77062, 77059, 77034, 77586, and 77598

The UHCL Pearland Library is the usual delivery and pickup location for students living in zip codes:

  • 77581, 77584, and 77588

For items that only can be borrowed from outside UH system libraries, there may be additional restrictions on mailing.

Anju scans an article for online delivery through Interlibrary Loan.

Neumann Library Research Consultation Desk (Bayou Bldg., room 2402, 2nd floor)

Interactive tutorials and self-help:

Off-campus access, troubleshooting tips, and more:

Loan periods, renewals, IDs and borrower cards, course reserves, study areas, printing, and more:

Borrowing from other libraries:

Graduate students:

More information:

We're here to help -- if you don't find what you need, please contact us!

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Pearland Library

Students working in the Pearland library

UHCL Pearland Academic Building Room 101

1200 Pearland Parkway
Pearland, TX 77581

281-212-1657
pearlandlibrary@uhcl.edu

Library Hours

Library Services: Pearland Campus

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