Contact Us

1900 West Polk Street, Room 227
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 864-0506
Reference Phone: (312) 864-0311

Research Assistance

Literature research assistance is available upon request. Training workshops, including How to Build Effective Search Strategies in PubMed, and How to Use EndNote Citation Management Tool, are also available upon request. Request can be made by phone at 312-864-0311 or  email.


Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) is provided for Stroger Hospital Library customers who are in need of materials not in the library collection. Before submitting an Inter-library loan request please check:

To submit an Interlibrary request, please fill out the form and send it to

Expanded Circulation

Expanded Circulation Privileges

Effective January 2001, currently employed CCHHS Faculty (Attending Physicians, Fellows, and Residents) can borrow books from the University of Illinois at Chicago Campus Libraries and Rush University Library.

Faculty must register at the Academic Center-Library Circulation Desk, or fill out the Expanded Circulation Privileges Form online with a copied ID and send it to (see a library staff for details) before borrowing any materials at UIC or Rush. Faculty must adhere to the circulation policies of the lending library, including returning or renewing materials by the due date and responding to recall requests in a timely manner.

IPhone Chargers

IP chargers are available to check out for inside the library use only.


Library Orientations

Library orientations are provided to staff upon request.  Introductory orientation is for new library users.  Orientations include, registration for library services /resources and tour of the library.

Room Reservation

Reading Room with 12 computers access is available for training reservation. The room reservation is on a first come, first served basis. Please check Outlook for CCHHS Library ( for availability. For questions, please contact library staff at