Services

For information about library spaces and equipment available to users, see the Rooms and Equipment page.


  • Ask a Librarian / Reference Services
    Contact a librarian by e-mail, phone, or in person at the University of Chicago Library.
  • Circulation Services
    Information about borrowing books and other Library materials, including due dates, renewal policies, fines and late fees, etc.
  • Computer Search Services
    Mediated online database searching in all areas of pure and applied science, engineering and medicine. Performed on a cost-recovery basis.
  • Computing Services
    Information about computers and computing labs, connecting to the wireless and ethernet, and how to get assistance.
  • Copy, Print, Fax, and Scan
    Information about copying, printing, and scanning using the University's Unified Printing Service, including locations of copy/print/scan stations in campus libraries.
  • Copyright Info Center
    A website that discusses the basics of copyright law and provides guidance to faculty, students, and staff regarding issues of fair use, etc.
  • Course Reserves
    High demand items for a course available online or through a short-term loan at the Library. Includes directions for instructors about placing materials on reserve.
  • Dissertation Office
    Information for graduate students writing a dissertation. Dissertation Office staff assist graduate students in meeting the University-wide requirements for publishing Ph.D. theses.
  • Interlibrary Loan, Borrow Direct, & UBorrow
    Request materials available at other libraries around the U.S. and Canada.
  • ID & Privileges Office
    Information about how to obtain UChicago Cards, Library access and borrowing privileges, Campus Cards, CNet IDs, International Student IDs, and passport photos.
  • Library Instruction
    Workshops and programs to help you learn about the Library and its resources. Includes information on how to schedule a customized session or tour for your class.
  • Lost & Found
    If you find or lose something in one of our campus libraries, please contact the circulation department for that library. The Library is not responsible for items left unattended.
  • Purchase Requests
    Request that an item be purchased for the Library.
  • Subject Specialists / Bibliographers
    Subject specific reference services.
  • Research Consultations
    Make an appointment with a librarian about a research paper or project.
  • Scan and Deliver
    Scan & Deliver provides photocopies from books and journals in the general collections of the University of Chicago Library at no charge. The service is available exclusively to current University of Chicago faculty, students, and staff.
  • Search Services
    Request that a search be placed on an item which is not checked out, but not on the shelf.
  • TECHB@R
    The IT Services TECHB@R, located on the 1st Floor of Regenstein, provides convenient walk-up technology support, equipment lending, conferencing spaces, and videoconferencing capabilities for University of Chicago faculty, students, staff and visitors.