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Reopening Details for UIC Libraries

This guide is to keep people updated on requirements for entering the library Fall 2020

Book Pickup

Pickup Physical Materials

Physical materials can be borrowed from the library using low contact pickup and using the space reservation system.

Library Location Low Contact Pickup In Person Pickup
Daley Library Available 9 a.m. - 5 p.m Available with reservation
LHS-Chicago Available 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Available with reservation

Low-contact pickup procedures: Daley Library (preferred)

  1. Request item using library catalog
  2. Wait to receive email at your UIC email address that the material is available
  3. Come to the West entrance of the library, 801 S. Morgan, between 9am and 5pm Monday-Friday and call (312) 996-2724 - a library staff member will bring the material out for you.

Daley West Entrance

 

In-person pickup procedures: Daley Library

  1. Request item using library catalog
  2. Wait to receive email at your UIC email address with further instructions
  3. Reserve a Circulation Timeslot to access library for material checkout 
  4. Go to circulation desk when you arrive at library
  5. Depart Library

Low-contact pickup procedures: Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago (preferred)

  1. Request item using library catalog
  2. Wait to receive email at your UIC email address with further instructions
  3. Come to library and follow instructions

In-person pickup procedures: Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago

  1. Request item using library catalog
  2. Wait to receive email at your UIC email address with further instructions
  3. Reserve a Circulation Timeslot to access library for material checkout
  4. Go to circulation desk when you arrive at library
  5. Depart Library

Borrowing exceptions

  • Materials from the warehouse are not available for request/pickup
  • Reserve materials may be available; items are quarantined for 3 days between users

Library Reserves

Electronic Reserves should be available through normal methods, either direct links or through the library website.

Physical reserves are available in a limited capacity, either as one day or one week loans.  Due to material Quarantine procedures, reserve material will be unavailable for 3 days after return.  Reserves cannot be requested for holds but are only available by visiting the circulation desk.

The following regular reserve material has its availability listed below

Item Borrowing Status
Anatomical Models Not Available
Electronic Accessories Not Available
LHS-Chicago Laptop Loans Not Available

 

Special Exceptions

Alumni Borrowers- Alumni need to contact library first for a Primo VE password, then can request pickup

Corporate Member Borrowing- requires direct contact with circulation