If you found an ebook in the catalog
You found the ebook in the library catalog. To proceed with downloading to your device, you must know the database in which the ebook is found. Procedures for downloading the book depend upon the database.
Look at the catalog record to determine the database.
See examples below.
1. The database name listed under corp author:
Ebrary would be the database in this example.
2. The database name in the access electronic content link:
If the link says Wiley, use Wiley Online Library.
If the link says Ebsco ebook, use eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).
eBook Download Instructions by Database
Use the links below for instructions to download ebooks to your device.
Ebooks are available for downloading from the following library databases. Use the links below to find or browse ebooks by database.
- Call 281-283-3910
- or see Ask a Librarian
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.