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  • Search for newspapers and magazines

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

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  • Renew or find out when items are due

    To find out when an item is due, check your library account and your interlibrary loan account. Most books may be renewed using your library account. You cannot renew videos.

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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. Search for textbooks in the Library Catalog.

     

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  • Log in to RefWorks

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

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  • Reserve a study room

    Study rooms are available at all libraries.

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  • Print, scan and copy

    Printing, scanning and copying are available at all library locations.
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  • Get research help online

    If you need help with your research or assignments when you are off-campus, there are several ways our librarians can help you from a distance.

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  • Make an appointment with a librarian

    Schedule a one-on-one research consultation with a librarian for assistance with your research, to learn advanced skills or to identify sources in a specific subject area.

    Appointment requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

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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. Materials from institutions that are not part of I-Share can usually be borrowed through interlibrary loan.

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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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  • Access library resources from off-campus

    Current UIC affiliates (students, faculty and staff) can access University Library resources from remote computers, either by using a Proxy URL or a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Either solution will allow authentication for articles in PubMed, Google Scholar and JSTOR, as well as for other Library-subscribed databases and journals.

    Alumni and unaffiliated users cannot remotely access library electronic resources. Please visit the University Library in person for access.

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  • Can I eat or drink in the library?

    Food and drinks are allowed, but some rules apply.

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  • Check out a laptop

    Laptop checkouts are available to students in Urbana, Peoria and both Chicago libraries.

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  • Cite in APA style

    APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources in the social sciences. Here are resources to get you started using APA style.

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  • Connect to wifi at the library

    All library locations offer wireless for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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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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  • Get a student job in the library

    The Library hires student employees for a variety of work and for shifts during all of the hours the buildings are open. Check the UIC Careers website for a list of currently open positions. For more information regarding student employment at UIC, please see the UIC Student Employment Office.

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  • Get help with writing, style and citations

    The UIC Library has resources to help you with writing, style and citations. You can also visit the UIC Writing Center for help with writing, or contact a librarian for help using citation management tools to produce bibliographies.

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  • Request items

    Staff, students, faculty and emeritus faculty can request items from other libraries. I-Share will quickly deliver physical items from Illinois academic libraries. Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) will allow you to request scanned articles and items not available in I-Share.

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  • Search for images

    The Library provides access to image resources and databases of digitized photographs, postcards, posters and letters from sources beyond our collections.

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