Using Other Catalogs

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Chicago State University’s library collections are found in our CSU local catalog.
CSU The Chicago State University library catalog is the first place to look for library material. Books, media, journals, and more are identified here.
How to make a request using Interlibrary Loan
When material is not available in the collections at Chicago State University, a request to borrow the material from consortial libraries is made. Use this link to make a request for borrowing material
Holdings at Chicago State University can be found through the WorldCat Local interface
OCLC WorldCat WorldCat Local provides a different view of material and may be more easily used by some persons.
Materials from the I-Share catalog
I-Share I-Share is an integrated library system that now serves as the online catalog for 76 CARLI member libraries. I-Share runs on the “Voyager” software from The ExLibris Group and provides participating libraries with an online catalog of their own collection as well as a merged, union catalog of the holdings of all I-Share libraries. I-Share also supports library collection management functions including circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials control, course reserves and reporting.
Chicago Public Library
This catalog provides quick access to books, audio, videos, and more.
Center for Research Libraries
CRLCRL makes its vast collections of newspapers, microform, journals, dissertations and other materials available via interlibrary loan, through electronic document delivery or in its reading room.
WorldCat via SILC (Statewide)
SILCThe Statewide Illinois Library Catalog, known as SILC, is Illinois' first all inclusive statewide union catalog that integrates WorldCat and the Illinois Library Systems' local consortial OPACs, to provide both shelf status and interlibrary loan capabilities in a single searchable interface.
OCLC WorldCatOver 1 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide—Requires an initial registration. If you use public libraries often this interface may be more familiar to you.