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About the Library

Vision and Mission Statements

Library Vision Statement

Given HCU’s central confession that “Jesus Christ is Lord,” William L. Moody Library seeks to help all students by endowing them with critical research skills with a high degree of satisfaction so their current research can springboard and become “useful vessels” to empower their future organizations, their lives, and to honor Christ (II Timothy 2:21-22; Isaiah 64:8; Colossians 1:9-15).

Library Mission Statement

The mission of William L, Moody Library is to provide the information resources, services, and physical spaces that support the educational and research mission of Houston Christian University, encourage learning, and promote spiritual and intellectual growth.




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Regular Semester Hours
First Floor: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Second Floor:
Monday-Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

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Mobile Site:

The library's home page is mobile-friendly. The accessory pieces. CloudSearch, LibGuides, HCU Answers are also mobile-friendly.


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Stop by for a one-on-one
visit or request an

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SMS Texting for
Research Help

(518) 633-4687
More Questions?
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Need after-hours help?
HCU LibGuides 
(Research Guides)

Research Paper Help Center

(Over 60 tutorials and video help on a wide
variety of library skills to help with your research.