Library Services


Moody Library offers a number of library services to its users.  Please use the links to the left to access the services you might need.  Services specifically related to finding and using library materials can be found in the Research Assistance section of this website.

Types of Services

  • My Library Account – Check your account, online renewals. H-number and library PIN required.
  • Contact the Reference Desk
  • SMS Text Questions: Text LIST to (518) 633-4687 for a list of answers to many of our most asked questions (24×7) or just type your question instead.
  • Faculty Services – Resources available for HBU Faculty
  • InterLibrary Loan Services (more details, questions)
  • Course Reserves – Faculty can request specific items be placed on reserve for their class. Items will be kept at the Circulation Desk.
  • Request Library Instruction Class – for faculty or academic support groups or student organizations to request a librarian’s visit to improve your research.
  • Request New Materials – If you do not find an item in our collection but think we should add it, please request it with this form.
  • TexShare Cards – HBU Moody Library can provide TexShare cards giving the holder the right to check out up to four items from affiliated TexShare libraries around the state.  Cards are valid for only one semester at a time. To borrow materials from Rice, you must first speak with the HBU Reference Librarian to receive permission from Rice, according to their policy.


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