Collections & Repositories

Special Collections

Preserves, safeguards, organizes, and describes materials to support the teaching and research activities of the University of Houston.

Digital Collections

Search rare and unique items from the UH Libraries collections documenting the University of Houston, the city of Houston, the state of Texas, as well as other historically and culturally significant materials.

A/V Repository

Free online access to rare historical audio and video items from UH Libraries and archives.

Course Reserves

This service allows instructors to set aside books, films, or sound recordings for class use, or make articles or book excerpts electronically available for all classes through Blackboard/Canvas. This allows the library to support on-campus and remote learning equitably.

Cougar ROAR

Home to the University of Houston’s research open access repositories, including the UH Institutional Repository and UH Dataverse Repository. Cougar ROAR provides free and open online access to the University’s research and scholarship.

  • Institutional Repository
    Provides access to UH faculty and student scholarship, including articles, presentations, course materials, electronic theses and dissertations, and more.
  • UH Dataverse Repository
    Provides access to UH faculty and student datasets, research projects, test instruments, codebooks, and more.