Searching the Online Catalog

Use the UIUC Online Library Catalog to locate books at UIUC. It's equally easy to find and place requests for materials at over 50 Illinois academic libraries through the Each catalog includes a help page with instructions. 

UIUC and I-Share (formerly ILCSO) Catalog Tips

Example 1: Picasso AND women
Example 2: "Van Eyck" AND Vermeer

Reading a Catalog Record

Requesting books NOT found in the UIUC or I-Share Catalogs

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