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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Find books and e-books

    The Library home page search box shows 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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  • Assign someone to pick up library items for me

    UIC faculty, administrators (deans, directors, department heads) and anyone unable to come into the library due to a disability can designate a proxy borrower to check out or pick up library items at Daley Library or the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago.

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  • Find newspapers and magazines

    The Library subscribes to online versions of many newspapers and magazines. You can search for newspapers and magazines in the Library Catalog. Daley Library and the Crawford Library of the Health Sciences-Rockford also offer certain periodicals in print.

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  • Order documents (alumni and non-UIC affiliates)

    If you are not a UIC student, faculty or staff member, you can order documents through UIC for a fee. UIC students, faculty and staff can order articles for no cost through interlibrary loan.

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  • Find a book on the shelf

    Books are shelved by the Library of Congress classification system in the Daley Library and by the NLM classification system in the health sciences libraries.

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  • Request an item that is checked out

    When an item owned by UIC has the status “checked out” in the catalog, there are several ways to request it: search I-Share, request it through interlibrary loan or place a hold or recall on UIC’s item.

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  • Find films, videos and sound recordings

    The Books & Media search box on the library home page can search media from several Illinois libraries (not just UIC). There are several other tools for streaming film, videos and sound recordings, and you can request items to be delivered from other libraries.

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  • Get books from storage

    You can request books to be delivered from storage for pick up at your library location through the Library Catalog or in person.

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  • Get textbooks

    You can find textbooks for some courses in the Library, but you may have to buy or rent a required edition for your class. Some textbooks (especially older editions) are available in the open collection; others must be requested in person at a help desk. Some textbooks may be restricted to library use only. Search for textbooks in the Library Catalog.

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  • Alumni services

    Paid members of the UIC Alumni Association can borrow items and use some research services. Other alumni are welcome to use the library as a visitor.

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