University Of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 570-4848, Toll Free in Texas (877) 970-4848
Questions / Comments To: Webmaster@uhv.edu
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. Thirty-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 at no charge to all students and faculty. The Library also has a full program of bibliographic instruction. The VC/UHV Library also supports library service at the UH-System Centers at Sugar Land and Cinco Ranch.
The Library’s main collection contains over 200,000 print volumes, over 20,000 subscriptions to print and electronic journals, and over 500,000 items in microform. The Library serves as a depository for federal and Texas state documents, which provides a collection of over 35,000 government publications. The Library also maintains a collection of state-adopted textbooks and curriculum materials.
The Library’s Victoria Regional History Center houses books, maps, photographs, manuscripts, and archives relating to the history of the Victoria region. The History Center also houses non-current, historically valuable county records of Victoria and surrounding counties.
The Library’s audiovisual collection is located in the Media Center on the second floor of the Library. This facility houses approximately 7,000 audiovisual items, including compact discs, and audio and video tapes.
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://vcuhvlibrary.uhv.edu ). Additional assistance is available from staff at the UH System Centers at Sugar Land and Cinco Ranch.