HBU is a privately-funded university. Moody Library serves the research, teaching, and scholarly activities of Houston Baptist University students, faculty, and staff. In order to maximize the availability of study space and library materials for these primary users, visitors need need to keep the following in mind:
Given HBU'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).
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 Baptist University, encourage learning, and promote spiritual and intellectual growth.