Use of the Library's Electronic Resources is guided by the Policy on Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources. Remote access to licensed resources is restricted to current faculty, students, staff and to faculty emeriti.
Where to start your search of the Library's ever increasing electronic resources depends on:
Access the individual journal titles that are available online.
The E-journals A-Z list allows you to browse alphabetic lists of the journal titles available online. Remember, the Library also has many more journals available in print which can be found by searching the Library Catalog.
Access thousands of online books through our subscription databases.
The "How do I find E-Books" page provides links to the Library's major E-Book databases and historical collections, to Google Book Search, and to other E-Book collections. The majority of these books are cataloged, and can be accessed via the Library Catalog or Lens.
Database Finder (E-Resources A-Z)
Find the databases that contain content relevant to your topic.
The Library subscribes to many different types of electronic resources, from those that provide indexes of journal articles to those that aggregate full-text content from a variety of different publishers. The Database Finder provides alphabetic and subject-based lists of these electronic resources, including descriptive and coverage information to help you select the most relevant resources.
Search the contents of several databases and e-journals at once.
Search the contents of pre-defined sets of databases at once.
Electronic Text Services
Electronic full texts of scholarly monographic, reference, and primary source materials.
Current Database Trials
Use and evaluate databases available on a trial basis at the University of Chicago Library. Suggestions and comments are welcome.
Find a particular article for which you have a citation.
Enter the information you know about the article, journal, or book into the form below and the Citation Linker will help you locate the full text - whether online, in the Library, or through interlibrary loan.
Manage your bibliographic citation with a Refworks account.
Refworks is a web-based bibliographic tool which lets you save and use citations, automatically formating them in a variety of different citation styles for use in bibliographies and footnotes. The Library subscribes to Refworks and makes accounts freely available to all University faculty, students, and staff.