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  • Alumni services

    UIC Alumni privileges are currently under review. Please check back after June 15th, 2017 for updated information about alumni accounts and borrowing. In the meantime, alumni are welcome to use the library as a visitor.

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  • Find books and e-books

    Use the Library Search on the home page to find books and media from several Illinois libraries (not just UIC). Search the UIC Library catalog to find material only at UIC.

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  • Find articles, databases and journals

    You can find articles in databases and journals. Databases search many journals and articles at once.

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  • Find films, videos and sound recordings

    Search for media from several Illinois libraries (not just UIC) with the home page search, or browse options for streaming film, videos and sound recordings.

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  • Set up a library account

    Your i–Card is your library card!  UIC students, faculty and staff will find the Library number in the lower-right corner of the i-Card. If you need help, contact Circulation at your library location.

    If you are a visitor, there are different ways that you can use our library and set up an account with your home library.

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  • Visitor services

    All library locations are open to anyone, though some restrictions apply if you are not affiliated with UIC. Visitors can use books and other materials and services (such as research help) in person during most of the hours the library locations are open.

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  • Use RefWorks

    RefWorks allows you to keep track of citations and automatically generate a bibliography a variety of citation styles.

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  • Use other non-UIC libraries

    UIC students, faculty and staff can visit several academic and research libraries in Illinois and the Chicago area. You are able to enter some libraries by showing your UIC i-card or registering with the library. You can also request books for pick up at UIC through the I-Share Catalog.

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  • Request items from other libraries

    Staff, students, faculty and emeritus faculty can request items from other libraries to be delivered to UIC. There are two main ways to request items to be sent to you. I-Share will quickly deliver physical items from Illinois academic libraries. Interlibrary Loan will allow you to request scanned articles and items not available in I-Share.

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  • Faculty services

    The library can support university faculty in their teaching, research and publishing efforts and with Library collections and e-resources.

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  • Use assistive technologies

    The library has adjustable tables, screen reader software and computer screen magnification software installed on computers in each building.

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  • Use accessibility services

    The library will assist users with disabilities in identifying useful resources and accessing print and online materials. Ask a staff member at any service desk in the Daley Library or the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago for help.

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  • Cite in MLA style

    The Modern Language Association (MLA) style is the most common citation style for referencing sources within academic disciplines such as the liberal arts and humanities. MLA citation style features parenthetical citations within the text of the work with an alphabetical list of references added to the end.

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  • Renew or find out when items are due

    The best way to find out when an item is due is to check your library account and your interlibrary loan account. You can renew most books up to ten consecutive times using your library account. You cannot renew videos.

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  • Cite in Chicago Turabian style

    The Chicago Manual of Style, sometimes referred to as Chicago Turabian style, provides two documentation systems: the notes and bibliography style and the author-date style.

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  • Scan and copy

    Scanning and copying are available at all library locations.

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  • Cite in AMA style

    The complete 10th edition of the AMA Manual of Style can be accessed online by current UIC students, faculty and staff. The manual can be accessed from off-campus using your NetID and password.

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  • Recommend an item for the library to purchase

    Is there a book, DVD or other item you think UIC should own? Provide as much information on the item as you can and give your personal contact information if you want to be the first in line to borrow it.

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  • Report an item that is missing

    If you’re looking for an item and it is not on the shelf, please stop at
    a service desk to let a staff member know. This helps us to locate or replace the missing item and keep our catalog up to date. If you need need an item that is missing, request it from another library.

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  • Access library resources from off-campus

    Log in to access articles in PubMed, Google Scholar, databases and journals. You can also download the off-campus bookmarklet to your browser and connect off-campus without visiting the library website.

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