OFF-CAMPUS LIBRARY SERVICES
Get a Library Barcode Number
Accessing Library Materials Online
Visit the HPU library’s website and select the resource you wish to use. Enter your 13-digit library barcode number to login when prompted.
Borrowing Books from the Brownwood Campus
Returning Books to the Brownwood Campus
Students at the El Paso or New Braunfels off-campus sites, should return library materials to the site where they picked them up. From there, a site staff member will mail the books back to the library on the main campus.
Online students should return borrowed library materials by mail directly to:
Walker Memorial Library
Howard Payne University
1000 Fisk Street
Brownwood, TX 76801
Requesting Items through Interlibrary Loan
Using a "Texshare" card at HPU libraries throughout Texas
A TexShare card provides you with borrowing privileges at more than 500 participaing TexShare libraries across the state. This may be of particular interest to off-campus site students and online students, as this card grants you borrowing privileges at participating libraries in your local area.
TexShare cards are issued by the Howard Payne Univeristy library and can be obtained by request through the OCLS Office.
To obtain a TexShare card, students:
- Must be enrolled at HPU for the current semester. TexShare cards expire at the end of each semester.
- Must not have any outstanding library fines or fees.
- Must present a photo ID when using the TexShare card.
- Must abide by the rules and procedures of the lending library.