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Top 10 Things You Need to Know

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

  • ​Main library search box

  • Defaults to search all items found in Roosevelt and other libraries worldwide

  • Summon Video

#2 Finding subject-specific databases

  • Go to Research Guides by Subject web page

  • 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

    • ​A consortium of over 80 libraries in Illinois

    • Receive materials within 3-5 business days

    • I Share Sign Up video

  • Interlibrary Loan

    • ​Libraries throughout the U.S.

    • Receive articles within 3-5 business days (Delivered via email); books take longer

    • Using Tipasa 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 the 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