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Distance student services

The Library offers many services to distance and online students who connect to UIC remotely.

Accessing full text

Currently enrolled students have the same access to online full-text articles as you would on campus. The only login you need is an active NetID and password. (The Library account is only for physical books and other material.)

Start with the library website

Access databases and search for articles through the library website—even Google Scholar and PubMed.

The links on our website have special URLs that will recognize you as a UIC user when you are off campus. This allows you to access more full text resources than if you tried to find them through the open web.

Install the off-campus bookmarklet

Add this button to your web browser to connect to library resources from off campus without visiting the library website.

Install the bookmarklet.

Online consultations & workshops

Research guides

UIC subject librarians have compiled research guides for most degree programs and areas of study. Find the research guide in your discipline for an easy-to-use list of databases and other library resources that will be helpful for your research.

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