- Chicago State University’s library
collections are found in our CSU local catalog.
Chicago State University library catalog is the first place to
look for library material. Books, media, journals, and more are
to make a request using Interlibrary Loan
- When material is not available in the collections at Chicago
State University, a request to borrow the material from consortial
libraries is made. Use this link to make a request for borrowing
- Holdings at Chicago State University can be found through the WorldCat
Local provides a different view of material and may be
more easily used by some persons.
from the I-Share catalog
is an integrated library system that now serves as the online
catalog for 76 CARLI member libraries. I-Share runs on the “Voyager”
software from The ExLibris Group and provides participating libraries
with an online catalog of their own collection as well as a merged,
union catalog of the holdings of all I-Share libraries. I-Share
also supports library collection management functions including
circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials control, course
reserves and reporting.
- Chicago Public Library
- This catalog provides quick access to books, audio, videos, and
for Research Libraries
makes its vast collections of newspapers, microform, journals,
dissertations and other materials available via interlibrary loan,
through electronic document delivery or in its reading room.
- WorldCat via SILC (Statewide)
- The Statewide Illinois Library Catalog,
known as SILC, is Illinois' first all inclusive statewide union
catalog that integrates WorldCat and the Illinois Library Systems'
local consortial OPACs, to provide both shelf status and interlibrary
loan capabilities in a single searchable interface.
1 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide—Requires
an initial registration. If you use public libraries often this
interface may be more familiar to you.