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Renew books you've checked out, check the status of interlibrary loan requests, view due dates and more.
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Thousands of electronic books on most academic subjects, along with classic literature and more. Please note that these books will come up in CardinalCat searches as well.
More than 18,000 ebooks on a variety of of subjects. Please note that these books will come up in CardinalCat searches as well.
Encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference works covering many academic subjects
100 encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference works covering many academic subjects
More than fifty reference encyclopedias covering a wide range of academic subjects
Full-text of the etymological dictionary, with new entries added regularly
Full-text of the general encyclopedia.
Can't find the book you need at Oesterle Library? Just request it using the I-Share catalog, and one of 76 academic libraries in Illinois will send it here for you. Or, use another nearby library, like Naperville Public Library or the University of Chicago Libraries.
Here's a step-by-step guide to getting books from other libraries via interlibrary loan.
Run a search for the book you're looking for, and then hit the "Request" button, and another library will send the book to you here at Oesterle Library. You'll need your NCC ID card in order to complete your request.
If the book you're looking for isn't available from any of the 76 I-Share libraries, we can still get it for you from somewhere else.
Information about Chicago institutions with specialized collections of library materials, including the Adler Planetarium, the Chicago History Museum, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Newberry Library, and others.
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