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Find health information (non-UIC guests)

The Library of the Health Sciences provides support for individuals outside of the UIC community to access health information. All LHS locations (Chicago, Peoria, Rockford and Urbana) are open to the public.

Services offered

All locations

  • Use visitor research computers to search library resources and government websites such as MedlinePlus¬†for health information. Bring a flash drive to save information.
  • Ask to speak to a librarian for help finding health information (M-F, during business hours).
  • Health sciences outreach librarians are available to speak, share information and/or provide instruction at your community health event.
  • Special exhibits are open to the public. Check the events calendar.

Peoria

  • Members of the public may open a library account and check out a maximum of 3 books at a time. Bring a state ID to the help desk to open an account.

Rockford

  • Members of the public may open a library account and check out books. Bring a state ID to the help desk to open an account.

Urbana

Upcoming community health events

See events at our health sciences libraries.

Additional information

Consumer Health Online Research Guide

MedlinePlus

KidsHealth

How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet (NIH)

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