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If you have not yet registered for a as a borrower, you may do so in person at the Library Services Desk in Suite 571 of the Armour Academic Center or by filling out the online library registration form below.
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Materials at Rush
All registered users of the Library can check out materials and use the Library’s online resources. To register, stop by the Library Services Desk or fill out the form above.
Members of the Rush community may access Library resources from off campus via a proxy account. Rush faculty and employees may login with their Rush username and password.
Materials at Other Libraries
You may request, book chapters, and journal articlesnot availavle from Rush via ILLiad, the library's online interlibrary loan system. Access this system along with instructions using the Log in button in the menu above.
The Library of Rush University Medical Center is a member of a group of more than 100 Illinois academic and institutional libraries that offer reciprocal borrowing. I-Share is a free service offered to Rush University Medical Center personnel through our online catalog. Libraries that participate in this reciprocal agreement in the Chicago area include UIC, UIUC, NEIU, North Park University, Robert Morris University, Roosevelt University, Adler University, SAIC, Elmhurst University, Dominican University, Concordia University, Oakton College, Harper College, DePaul, and IIT.
Reference librarians are available to help you learn how to answer research questions. Set up an appointment by using the Ask a Question button on the library's home page. Librarians can be reached at (312) 942-5950 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have Chat, also available from the library's homepage.
Reference librarians can meet with you or your students in individual, small group, and classroom settings to provide instruction on Library services, the research process, online searching, or any other topic you specify. To schedule a session, contact the reference staff by calling 312-942-5950 or emailing email@example.com.
Our librarians provide comprehensive literature searches. To request a literature search, please fill out our librarian assisted search form (accessible via the link below) or call 312-942-5950. We also have Chat, which you can find on the library home page.
If you would like to recommend that the library purchase an item for our collections, please fill out our purchase request form, accessible via the link below. The Library of the Rush University Medical Center purchases materials supporting patient care, research, and education.
The Library places books and reprints (articles/book chapters) on physical or electronic reserve at the request of faculty members. In addition, the METC offers multimedia reserves. For more information about course reserves, follow the link below.