UTMB Moody Medical Library Borrow & Renew

UTMB faculty, staff, and students may borrow physical books and journals from the library.

Checkout Times:

  • Books (Main Collection, 4th floor) = 30 days
  • Books (Reserve and Reserve Core, 2nd floor) = 2 hours
  • Journals (3rd floor) = 2 weeks
Late fines are $1 per day per item.


Get a Library Account

Need to check something out? You'll need a library account. To get an account, please fill out this form and bring it to the Access Services desk on the 2nd floor of the library. This is only necessary if you need to borrow a physical item – electronic resources require only a UTMB login.


Renew Books

Online Renewal Instructions:

  1. Enter your letter + UTMB badge number.
    • P = Students
    • C = Employees
    • S = Shriners Hospital
    • X = Visitors
  2. Enter your last name.
  3. Click the Log In button.
NOTE: Renewals may be denied if you have outstanding fines or if another person has requested the item.

Course Reserves

Reserve materials chosen by faculty (for students in their classes) may be placed on reserve in the library, on the 2nd floor at the Access Services desk.

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