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Top 10 Things You Need to Know

#1 Finding books, articles, DVD's, etc. from main library search box (Summon)

#2 Finding subject-specific databases

  • Go to Research Guides by Subject
  • Use library databases to find:
    • Journal articles
    • News or magazine articles
    • Dissertations or theses
    • Streaming video or music
  • Databases may include full-text articles, abstract only, only citation information, or combination

#3 Establishing/accessing your library accounts

  • I-Share
    • ​Consortium of over 80 libraries in Illinois
    • Receive materials within 3-5 business days
    • See video
  • Interlibrary Loan
    • ​Libraries throughout the U.S.
    • Receive articles within 3-5 business days (Delivered via email); books take longer
    • See video

#4 Printing, copying, scanning, connecting to Wi-Fi

  • Behind circulation desk (AUD 1009)
    • ​Print, copy, or scan in black and white or color
    • 10 cents per page (black and white)
    • 25 cents per page (color)
  • In Math Computer Lab (AUD 1032)
    • ​Print; black and white only
  • Other printer locations:
    • AUD 1111

    • SCH 140

    • SCH Licht Student Center

    • SCH, Hallway outside Room 600

    • ​Wabash Cafeteria
    • Wabash 311 Open Lab
    • Wabash 14th Floor Residence Hall
    • WB 1500L Open Lab
  • Wi-Fi Information
    • ​RU WiFi
    • Password GOGREEN!

#5 Accessing library resources from off campus

  • You will be asked to enter your NetID and password (same information used to log in to Blackboard)
  • Contact library if you are having problems (see Help box on left-hand side of this page)

#6 Using for your "library card" (Roosevelt ID)

  • Used to check out items from Roosevelt library
  • Your library ID number is 23311 + your 9 digit personal ID number
  • You can use your Roosevelt ID to access items/use resources at other I-Share facilities

#7 Library spaces at Roosevelt University

  • Murray Green Library (AUD 10th Floor)
    • ​Computer lab
    • Printing, scanning, copying
    • Collaboration rooms
  • Performing Arts Library (AUD 11th Floor)
    • ​Computers
    • Printing and scanning
    • Collaboration rooms
  • Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation Library (SCH 140)
    • ​Computer lab
    • Printing, scanning, copying
    • Collaborations rooms
  • Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate Library (WB 1210C)
  • University Archives (AUD 10th Floor)

#8 Learning Commons is found in Murray Green library

#9 Free resources for organizing research

#10 Ways to receive help from Roosevelt Libraries