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Information Commons - Library: HOME

Welcome to the St. Augustine College Library! 

The Library is undergoing exciting changes as part of its transition to a unit within the larger Student Success Center. This page is your guide to all resources available to you through the Library -- from physical copies of your course textbooks and important sources for background information to electronic resources like eBooks and databases to aid you in your research. You'll also find information to help you get started in your research, and information about tutoring services at St. Augustine and scheduling an appointment to meet with the Librarian for personalized, one-on-one research assistance. Thanks for visiting and happy researching!

Hours of Service & Location

The Office for the Virtual Library is located in the Student Success Center at the Main Campus - 2nd Floor 

1345 W. Argyle Street
Chicago, Illinois  60640
773-878-3710

Monday - Friday  9am - 5pm

Library Guides

Upcoming events in the Student Success Center

Part 3 of our Becoming Leaders Series - Student Showcase

Flyer for Professional and Career Development event

Student Success Center Presents: Becoming Leaders Series

Introduction to Library Resources

ARTICLES FROM ACADEMIC JOURNALS AND DATABASES

  • Academic and scholarly content available electronically for your research needs

E-BOOKS

  • E-Book databases provide hundreds of thousands of digital books on all subjects

WRITING CENTER

  • Assistance with writing assignments is available whenever the librarian is in the office or on Zoom as well as during writing tutoring shift hours. 

INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICES

  • Physical books and journal articles not available at the SAC Library may be borrowed from other libraries at no cost. Contact library@staugustine.edu to request an interlibrary loan

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO LIBRARIES ACCESS 

  • Currently enrolled St. Augustine College students, full-time faculty, and staff may access LUC library locations during open hours, including Cudahy Library, the Information Commons, and Lewis Library. SAC visitors must show their SAC ID card and a current, government-issued photo ID at the library entrance.
  • SAC users may borrow LUC library books and other materials by registering for borrowing privileges at the Cudahy Library circulation desk during weekday business hours (8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday). Please bring your SAC ID card in order to create a library account. Once registered, SAC users may borrow LUC library materials for up to 6 weeks. Borrowing privileges must be renewed annually.

COURSE RESERVES

  • Physical copies of many books required for courses taught at St. Augustine are available at the Main Campus Library

RESEARCH 101

  • This page features instructional information to help you get started with your research as well as some tips and tricks for strategic searching

Services

Need Help?

Have questions? Need help with research or citations? The St. Augustine College Library is here to help!

LIBRARY HELP DESK 

library@staugustine.lewisu.edu

773-878-3710

 

IT HELP DESK

helpdesk@staugustine.edu

773-878-3855

Give Us Feedback

Tell us how we can make this website better for you. Please e-mail your confidential comments to:

library@staugustine.lewisu.edu 

Thank you very much.