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Information Commons - Library: HOME

Welcome to the St. Augustine College Library! 

Exciting changes are being made to the library as part of the transition to a unit within the larger Student Success Center (SSC). 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!

Contact the Librarian / Contactar al bibliotecario

Need Help?

Have questions? Need help with research? 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

Library Guides

Introduction to Library Resources

ARTICLES FROM ACADEMIC JOURNALS AND DATABASES

  • Academic and scholarly content available electronically for your research needs
  • Searchable list of all available library databases to find the best one for your research

E-BOOKS

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

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

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

Library News and Student Success Center Events

Third Annual Student Honors Day, May 2nd, 2024 in Atrium

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

In-Person

Monday & Wednesday  10am - 6:30pm

Zoom Appointment Availability 

Monday: 10:30am-5:30pm

Tuesday: 10:30am-5:30pm

Wednesday: 10:30am-5:30pm

Thursday: 10:30am-5:30pm

Friday: 9:00am-11:00am

Services

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.