I know the author or title of several books. How can I find out if the
Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana has any of them?
Do author or title searches in
UICCAT, the online catalog for the Library of the Health Sciences -
Urbana and the rest of the UIC libraries. If a record is found, look to
see if there is a LHS-Urbana location for the book.
What if I want to find out what books the Library of the
Health Sciences-Urbana owns on a particular topic?
Do a subject search in
UICCAT, the online catalog for LHS-Urbana. Since UICCAT includes
information about other UIC libraries, look for items that have a location of LHS-Urbana.
Browse the shelves on the second floor of the library in the area that matches your interest.
For the general scheme of how the books are shelved,
How do I find the book once I locate it in UICCAT?
The record in UICCAT will identify if LHS-Urbana owns it and will indicate
the call number. Generally, the books are shelved in an alphabetic and
numeric scheme on the second floor of the library. Sometimes there will
be a notation in UICCAT that the book is shelved in another part of the
library, such as reference or reserve which are both on the first floor of
I understand the Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana has nursing research papers?
How do I know which ones are there? Where are they kept?
For a list of the nursing research papers,
here. Use the "Find" option in your browser to search for an author
or a word in the title. The research papers are shelved on the first
floor of the library in one of the filing cabinets by the staircase.
What other types of materials does the Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana have?
The Library selectively collects
federal government documents and
Illinois state documents.
Guides are available to assist in finding
drug information, and
physician and medical specialist resources.
What if I don't find books on the topic I want at the
Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana?
Search online catalogs of other libraries or groups of libraries.
Depending on what you find, you may need to go to another campus library
to get the book or to place an interlibrary loan to borrow it.
here to search such catalogs.