2602 N Ben Jordan, Victoria, Texas 77901
361.570.4177 Fax: 361.570.4155
The VC/UHV Library is a joint library serving both the University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria College. The Library occupies an attractive three-story building with a seating capacity of over 300. Twenty-seven computer workstations provide access to the Internet, library electronic databases, and reference materials, as well as word processing and other office applications. Other library facilities include conference rooms, study carrels and tables, leisure reading areas, and photocopiers.
Professional librarians are available to assist in locating information and using the Library’s resources. Interlibrary loan is available to all students and faculty. The Library also has a full program of bibliographic instruction. The library’s online catalog is shared with the Victoria Public Library.
The Library’s main collection contains over 200,000 print volumes, over 10,500 subscriptions to print and electronic journals, and over 500,000 items on microforms. The Library serves as a depository for federal and Texas state documents, which provides a collection of over 70,000 government publications.
The Library’s Victoria Regional History Center houses books, maps, photographs, manuscripts, and archives relating to the history of the Victoria region. Included in the History Center is the Regional Historical Resource Depository, a collection of historical records and documents from Victoria and surrounding counties.
The Library’s audiovisual collection is located in the Media Library, which is on the third floor of UH-Victoria’s University Center building. This facility houses approximately 7,500 audiovisual items, including compact discs, and audio and video tapes. Also, the Media Library houses the Library’s collection of Texas state-adopted textbooks and curriculum materials.
All students, including off-campus and online students, may access the Library’s electronic resources and many of the Library’s services through the library web page (http://lois.uhv.edu). Additional assistance is available from staff at the UH System Centers at Sugar Land and Cinco Ranch.