Use the I-Share libraries
You can borrow books from any of the I-Share libraries in Illinois. Through the I-Share Catalog, you can request for items to be delivered to UIC, or you can visit these libraries and check out books in person.
Use Chicago libraries
UIC students, faculty and staff may borrow library materials. To obtain a Northwestern University Library borrower’s card, present your UIC i-card to staff at the Northwestern University Library’s Privileges Office.
UIC students, faculty and staff with a valid i-card can enter the Asher Library and borrow books.
Tenured, tenure-track and clinical faculty patrons only can borrow books. Graduate, professional and undergraduate students may access the library but do not have borrowing privileges. UIC-affiliated patrons can obtain a University of Chicago Library ID card at the Daley Library circulation desk to use at the University of Chicago.
CRL is a consortium of North American universities, colleges and independent research libraries that has a collection of international newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. UIC students, faculty and staff must make an appointment and show a valid i-card to access CRL materials on site.
UIC students, faculty and staff with a valid i-card and a research need may access the resources of the Newberry Library on site. The library’s collections do not circulate.