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Information About RU Library


1. Phone:

a. Chicago (Murray-Green): (312) 341-3639/49
b. Chicago (Performing Arts): (312) 341-3651
c. Schaumburg: (847) 619-7980 

2. Email

3. Chat

4. Schedule one-on-one


Top 10 Things You Need to Know

#1 Ways to receive help from Roosevelt Libraries

#2  Library spaces at Roosevelt University

  • Murray Green Library (AUD 10th Floor)

    • ​Computer lab

    • Printing, scanning, copying

    • Collaboration rooms

    • Library Hours

  • Performing Arts Library (AUD 11th Floor)

    • ​Computers

    • Printing and scanning

    • Collaboration rooms

    • Library Hours

  • Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation Library (SCH 140)

    • ​Computer lab

    • Printing, scanning, copying

    • Collaborations rooms

    • Library Hours

  • Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate Library (WB 1210C)

  • University Archives (AUD 10th Floor and Schaumburg) 

#3 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 a combination 

#4 Finding books, articles, DVD's, etc. from main library search box

  • Main library search box

  • Defaults to searching all items found in Roosevelt

  • You can order books and articles from other libraries (in Illinois and worldwide)

#5 Using your "library card" (i.e., 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 

#6 Your library accounts

  • I-Share

    • ​A consortium of over 100 libraries in Illinois

    • Typically receive materials within 3-5 business days

  • Interlibrary Loan

    • ​Libraries throughout the U.S.

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

#7 Printing, copying, scanning, connecting to wifi

  • 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)

  • Learning Commons Computer Lab (AUD 1032)

    • ​Print; black and white only

  • Other printer locations:

    • AUD 1111

    • SCH 140/Library (Color Printer)

    • SCH Licht Student Center

    • SCH, Hallway outside Room 600

    • ​Wabash Cafeteria

    • Wabash 311 Open Lab

    • Wabash 14th Floor Residence Hall

    • WB 1500L Open Lab

  • Printers use Greenprint. You can:

    • Create/change pin for easier printer access

    • Use the Web Print option to send papers, stored on your computer, to a server then:

      • Print it from a campus computer

      • NOTE: Paper only stays on the server for 2 hours. You will need to redo the process after that time has elapsed.

      • Written instructions for printing (See Word doc link at bottom of page):

Instructions for printing from Roosevelt printers

#8 Access 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) 

#9 Free resources for organizing research and writing your papers

#10 Learning Commons is found in Murray Green Library