About UH Libraries

view of Anderson library from Butler Plaza

The University of Houston Libraries serves University of Houston students, faculty, staff and the scholarly community.

UH Libraries consists of MD Anderson Library, the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design & Art Library, the Health Sciences Library, and the Music Library. Including the O’Quinn Law Library, they provide access to more than 3.2 million physical and digital volumes, 159,714 physical and digital journals and other serial subscriptions, 108,834 e-journal titles, 741,444 e-books, and 419 databases.

Our mission

University of Houston Libraries advances student success, knowledge creation and preservation, and globally competitive research.

Our vision

A community nurtured by curiosity and creativity that drives lifelong learning and scholarship


Continual Improvement
Curiosity & Experimentation
Diversity & Inclusion
Excellence In Collections
Partnerships & Collaboration
Service Excellence
Staff Excellence

Dean of Libraries & Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair
Lisa A. German

Associate Dean for Academic and Research Services
Marilyn Myers

Associate Dean for Resource Management
John Lehner

UH Libraries annual report FY 2018

Esmeralda Fisher (’03, MA ’13)
Director of Communications

Design / Photography
Mauricio Lazo (’11)
Senior Graphic Designer

Web Development
J Fisher (’99)
Web Project Manager

University of Houston Libraries
4333 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2000