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A Guide to Resources for Arrupe College

Welcome to the Loyola University Chicago Arrupe College Research Guide!

This guide will introduce you to resources that are available to you, if at any point you are not sure where to find information, you can always contact me or use our Ask a Librarian chat.

What's New?

The following are new databases/pages that have been added to this guide, please check them out!​​

Digital Media Lab

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.

Writing Center

Schedule an appointment online!

Check out "How to: Writing Center" for a short tutorial on setting up appointments online. 

Preparing for your session:

  • Schedule online using http://luc.mywconline.com to make an appointment with a tutor. 
  • Be on time for your appointment.
  • Come to the Writing Center with your paper assignment and with rough drafts, if you have them.
  • Ask questions during your session, and keep an open mind when your tutor makes suggestions.
  • Remember: The Writing Center is not a fix-it shop; we work with you to improve your writing.

ITS Help Desk

Both the Lewis Library and Information Commons provides best effort to help with technical issues for WiFi:

Going Online? Take the Library with You

COVID-19: Continuity of Library Services

We wanted to remind you of a few steps you can take to make sure you have continued access to library resources even if you can’t physically be on campus. We’ll be updating this with additional tips and resources, so check back.

Off Campus Access

Make sure you can log in to the Flagship EZProxy server. This uses your UVID and password. If you are experiencing issues, try Password Self Service, and our troubleshooting guide.

You can log in to the library catalog before searching to ensure you are seeing all available resources–some of them don’t show up unless you’re on campus or logged in.

Research Help

The library has 24/7 chat reference service. Ask a Librarian links are available from the library website, catalog, and selected databases.

Librarian Research Appointments: I will be available for remote consultations via phone, email, or online (e.g. Zoom).

You can search for ebooks in the library catalog. (That link will show you all the ebooks available, but you will have to change the search to be your topic).

The Arrupe College Research Guide also has a new COVID-19 Resources Page: https://libguides.luc.edu/arrupe/covid-19


Lewis Library


Lewis Library (Water Tower Campus): Main Entrance on the 6th floor, 8th floor is the quiet study floor, & the 9th floor has study rooms that can be reserved through the reservation system. Computers, quiet and group study areas, books, and electronic material for check-out

Study Room Reservations


There are approximately 10 Group Study Rooms available for students to use. To reserve a room, you can use our online Group Study Reservation SystemThe 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.


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Online Newspaper Subscriptions

Wall Street JournalPlease CLICK HERE to register for an account before attempting to access this resource The Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication with coverage from 1984 to the current year.

New York Times Website : Loyola students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to NYTimes.com, including archives from 1851 to the present (articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to five per day per user; unlimited access is available through ProQuest Newstream). First time users need to create an account from this link Create a New Account to gain access. Returning users can log in from the New York Times' website from this link. Users will have to "renew" their account once a year with their same login information.

Lewis Library Lockers


Needing a secure place to store books and other small personal items? Lockers are available for checkout at the Lewis Library Circulation Desk. The loan period for lockers is 7 days plus one renewal. Lockers are available to Loyola students, faculty, staff, and alumni on a first-come, first served basis. For further information please contact Lewis Library Circulation Desk at 312-915-6622

Chat with a Librarian 24/7


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Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Annette Alvarado
Lewis Library
LUC Libraries
25 E. Pearson #619
Chicago, IL 60611
Website Skype Contact: aalvarado2@luc.edu

Library Hours

Summer 2020 Hours (Starting March 20th)

Lewis Library: 
CLOSED (Monday-Friday)
CLOSED (Saturday and Sunday)
Reference Desk Hours:
​CLOSED (Monday-Friday)
Cudahy Library: 
CLOSED (Monday-Friday)
CLOSED (Saturday and Sunday)
Information Commons:  
CLOSED (Monday-Friday)
CLOSED (Saturday and Sunday)
Reference Desk Hours
CLOSED (Monday-Friday)​


Website Hours/Schedule

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