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  • Search for articles, databases and journals

    You can search for articles in databases and journals. Databases search many journals on a specific subject.

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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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  • Distance student services

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

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  • Find an archival collection

    UIC Special Collections and University Archives holds a variety of materials that are available to researchers and we offer several resources to aid you in your search.

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  • Access Clinical Key

    ClinicalKey is a peer-reviewed, evidence-based point-of-care clinical information service for physicians and healthcare professionals. It provides electronic books, medical journals, clinical resources, practice guidelines and content from PubMed/MEDLINE. ClinicalKey replaces the content formerly offered through MD Consult.

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  • Access UpToDate

    UpToDate is an online, peer-reviewed clinical decision support tool with topic reviews covering symptoms, tests and diagnosis, and treatment options for over 8,500 conditions. Off-campus users do not need to log in to their account to access the database.

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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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  • 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 and pick up library items at Daley Library or the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago.

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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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  • 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 an archival finding aid

    A “finding aid” describes the contents of an archival collection. It is the first thing to look at before accessing a collection at the Special Collections and University Archives.

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  • Search for books and e-books

    Use the Library Search on the home page to find books and media. You can also search the UIC Library catalog.

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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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  • Get permission to publish images from Special Collections and University Archives

    You may request permission to publish materials from the University Archives and our special collections of rare books, manuscripts, maps and photographs. Fill out the form below or Ask a Librarian for assistance.

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  • Obtain high quality image reproductions

    You may purchase digitized reproductions of images from Special Collections and University Archives for private study, scholarship or research. Just need a simple photocopy or PDF scan? Learn more about getting scans and photocopies.

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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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  • Fees for photo reproductions

    The fees Special Collections and University Archives charges for photocopying, scanning and reproducing images can be found in the schedule below. Ask a Librarian for further information.

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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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  • Search for UIC theses and dissertations

    UIC electronic theses and dissertations are accessible to UIC students, faculty and staff though INDIGO. Some dissertations and all theses published prior to 2011 are available only in print. Visitors will need to come into the library to access both electronic and print versions.

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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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