Catalogs

Chicago State University’s library catalog.

CSU The Chicago State University library catalog is the first place to look for library material. Books, media, journals, and more are identified here.
URL: https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/csu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE=First

Using Other Catalogs

Materials from the I-Share catalog

I-Share I-Share 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.
URL: https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/all/vf/

How 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 material
URL: library.csu.edu/ill/

WorldCat via SILC (Statewide)

SILCThe 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.
URL: http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP

Holdings at Chicago State University can be found through the WorldCat Local interface

OCLC WorldCat WorldCat Local provides a different view of material and may be more easily used by some persons.
URL: http://csulibrary.worldcat.org/

Center for Research Libraries

CRLCRL 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.
URL: http://catalog.crl.edu/