Library Services

 
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Online Services

Online services available from your home or office.

Circulation Services
      Register for or update your library account.

Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery
      Request a journal article
      Request a book chapter
      Interlibrary loan a book/thesis

Collection Development
      Request the library purchase a book or journal

Reference Assistance
      Ask a librarian a question
      Request a Librarian Assisted Search


General Info

Basic information about the Library of Rush University
  • 2007 Annual Report
  • Who's Who in the Library
  • What's New
  • Patron Registration
  • Off Campus Access (Proxy Information)
  • Register for a Proxy Account
  • Hours
  • Telephone Numbers
  • Library News Listserv
  • Passwords for Online Resources
         (Passwords can be viewed only on campus or via Rush Dial-up or Proxy)
  • Requesting Library Assistance

  • Circulation

    Checking out books, fines, Reserve, etc,
  • Alumni Privileges
  • Extension of Faculty Library Privileges
  • FAQs About Use of Copyrighted Materials for Courses
  • Loan Periods & Fines
  • Photocopying Library Materials

  • Reference

    Getting help with research or patient ed., searching online, etc.
  • Request a Librarian Assisted Search
  • Distance Education
  • FAQs About Use of Copyrighted Materials for Courses
  • The Library Newsletter
  • Library Services for Faculty
  • Workshops and Classes

  • Reserves

    Placing materials on reserve, or finding materials on reserve for your classes.

  • Faculty Course Reserve Policy
  • Student Use of Course Reserves
  • FAQs About Use of Copyrighted Materials for Courses

  • Collections

    Requesting book or journal purchases, etc
  • Recommending Book, Journal, Audiovisual Purchases

    Use the form above or contact the Library Circulation Desk at (312) 942-5952 for more information about recommending book or journal purchases.


  • Dissertation/Thesis Guide

    Rush University information for Dissertations and Masters' Theses
  • Rush University Guide for Preparation of Dissertations and Masters' Theses
  • Dissertation Abstracts Online
  • FAQ About Theses/Dissertations
  • FAQs About Use of Copyrighted Materials for Courses
  • Submitting the Final Copy of Your Thesis or Dissertation

  • Distance Education

    Information for students enrolled in online classes
  • Library Distance Education Services
  • E~Reserves
  • Student Use of Course Reserves

  • Handouts (PDFs)

    A collection of our most popular handouts converted to PDF files so you can download them from the convenience of your home or office
  • Converting EndNote libraries to RefWorks
  • Connecting to the Library from Off Campus
  • Electronic Resources
  • EndNote
  • First Search
  • FirstSearch: featuring WorldCat
  • ILLIAD, Interlibrary Loan
  • Library Guide
  • Library Services for Faculty
  • Medical Images on the Internet
  • MeSH Tree Handout
  • MICROMEDEX Information
  • Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Information
  • Ovid SP
  • RefWorks
  • RushCat, the Library's Online Catalog
  • Rush University Guide for Preparation of Dissertations and Masters' Theses
  • ScienceDirect