How Do I...?

Find Locations and Basic Information

Get Hours, Contacts & Locations
Find information on the six campus libraries and their centers.

Request a Permit to Park (Visitors, Students, and Employees)
Complete a parking application online or find information about parking on LSCS campuses.

Borrow Library Materials

Get a Library Card
Community members and college students/staff can access and borrow library materials with a library card.

Request Books, Videos, CDs, Articles, & More
Discover how you can borrow items from other libraries.

Check My Library Account
View the current status of library material borrowed or on hold request. Renew books already checked out or cancel hold requests.

Learn about eBooks and Digital Downloads
Discover the world of books to listen to or read on a computer or portable device.

Find Digital Books in the eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
Download these full-text electronic books to your computer or mobile devices using free Adobe® Digital Editions software. 

Find Digital Materials in eHCPL 
Download digital materials (including eBooks, eAudio, music and video) with the help of the free software from the web site to your computer and mobile devices. Use your HCPL or LSCS library barcode to check out the materials (LSCS access - courtesy of partnership between LSCS and HCPL system).

Research a Topic

Find Books
Explore the library catalog to find books on the shelf, e-books, and audio books.

Search for Articles
Use the library’s subscription research databases to find articles.

Search for Titles of Periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and journals)
Enter title of a periodical to determine availability online.

Locate Research Guides
Search information tools selected for your specific assignment.

Cite Sources
Learn how to format citations in MLA, APA, or other styles.

Discover Library Services

Use Meeting & Study Rooms
Plan a group meeting or study session in the library.

Borrow a Laptop Computer
Take our laptops for a spin anywhere in the library with our wireless network!
NOTE: Available at LSC-CyFair, Kingwood, Tomball, and Montgomery Libraries.

Log in to the Wireless Network
Bring your laptop and enjoy the world of high-speed computing on campus!

Find Research Apps & Tools

Discover Research Apps & Tools to access mobile-friendly library resources, organize your research, format citations, and more.

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