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Games and Consoles

Games and Consoles

The collection features games for the Sony Playstation 3, and Playstation Portable (PSP), Nintendo GameCube, Wii, and DS, XBox and Xbox 360, as well as some PC and MAC games. We also have Nintendo DS,  Nintendo Switch, and Sony PSP units that can be checked out for a week each.

Have a suggestion for a game? Email us at undergrad@library.illinois.edu

Searching for Games in the Library Catalog

1) Go to library.illinois.edu. Under the “Find Materials” tab, select “Library Catalog.”

2) In the search box, search for the phrase, “video games.” Once your results have loaded, you should see a results page that looks like the one below.

Picture of library catalog using the search terms "video games"

3) Once results have loaded,  select “Undergraduate Library” under the ”Library” section on the left. This limits results solely to the Undergraduate Library.

Picture of results, white arrow pointing at "Libraries"

"Undergraduate Library" is outlined in blue on left-hand side under "Library" section.

4) To ensure that search results are limited to video games, select “Other” under “Resource Type” found on the left, above ”Library.”

"Resource Type" and "Other" are underlined on left hand side.

5) If you are looking for games specific to a current operating system or game creator, select the subject to narrow specifically to X-Box, Sony Playstation, or Nintendo games. You can narrow your search to the specific creator/author, such as Electronic Arts or Nintendo.