Welcome to the SCPS Research Guide!
This guide will introduce you to to some of the resources that are available to you. In addition to this guide, it is highly recommended to look at the additional subject-specific Research Guides. Each guide contains various resources and tools that have been created to help you research based off of your subject of study or your research topic. If at any point you are not sure where to find specific information, you can always contact me or use our Ask a Librarian.
Both the Lewis Library and information Commons Digital Media Labs featuring a wide array of robust workstations, multimedia applications and technical support for working with digital images, audio, and video.
The labs also offer a wide variety of equipment for check-out, including digital cameras, video cameras, iPads, and audio equipment.
See Digital Media Services for more information. Located on the 6th floor of the Lewis Library, Room 605.
Not sure where to start your research? The interdisciplinary databases are good places to search for information on any topic, and have lots of full-text material available.
Request materials such as books, articles, and dissertations that are not otherwise available in the Loyola University Libraries.
Course Reserves are educational materials that have been set aside and made available for specific classes and have shorter borrowing periods and different renewal policies. See Course Reserves for more information.
Request scanned copies of articles and book chapters from Loyola's print collections.
The ILL office will mail books from the Loyola University Libraries to students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses and to graduate students who reside outside of Chicagoland (in the U.S.).
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Both the Lewis Library and Information Commons provides best effort to help with technical issues for WiFi:
Schedule an appointment online!
Check out "How to: Writing Center" for a short tutorial on setting up appointments online.
Preparing for your session:
There are approximately 10 Group Study Rooms available for students to use. To reserve a room, you can use our online Group Study Reservation System. The Group workstations on the 6th floor have also been added to this reservation system. They are labeled, from north to south, as Group Workstation 1 through 4