ID & Barcode Basics
Use your UHCL ID card to borrow books and other materials. Don't have your ID card yet? Present a copy of your fee slip and a photo ID for a first-time exception.
Your library barcode number is "200" and the seven digits of your UHCL ID number (example: 2000987456). Find your barcode number on the back of your ID card, or find your ID number on your fee slip.
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"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
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Basic Search Tips for Most Catalogs and Databases
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cat or cats or feline* [finds cat, cats, feline, or felines]
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dogs and obedience training [finds both terms]
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toys not poodles [excludes records that include poodles]
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