User Services


The User Services department is responsible for all public areas and service points within the library. User Services staff members also maintain the shelves of books and journals, prepare new materials to go onto the shelves, and repair items that have been damaged by time or repeated use.

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Circulation and Reserves (Front Desk)

The Circulation Desk is the first and last desk users see in the library and many library services are centralized here. Available services include:

You can also:

If you have problems, questions or need help, feel free to ask or comment at the front desk, or call 312-503-8126.

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Document Delivery

The staff in Document Delivery is responsible for:

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Library Computing and Software

Public computers are distributed throughout the library. In addition to Microsoft Office and web browsers, some computers are equipped with specialized software packages. Find out more through the following links:

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Reference staff answer questions from users on a variety of topics such as how to request a copy of an article Galter does not own, setting up a My NCBI account, providing information on how to use Endnote to format your bibliographies, or simply how to print something.

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Updated: August 21st, 2015 15:30