SANDBURG CATALOG

Find Books & More

Use the Carl Sandburg College Library catalog to find out if a book, ebook, audiobook, DVD, music CD, software or other type of item is in one of the libraries at Sandburg. (Galesburg and Carthage locations are included)

*Library catalog was updated January 2018. To access saved titles from the old catalog follow this link and use your I-Share login.

1.     www.sandburg.edu/library

2.     Type your search

Search box

 

3.     Example: energy

catalog search example energy

 

4.     Click on a title to see more information

call number

5.     Either write down the call number (Ex. TD169.3 .E6 2011) or use the “Text this” feature

6.     Be sure to note the location. This example is shelved in the regular stacks at our Galesburg location.

7.     Bring your items and your Sandburg ID card to the Library desk to check them out. If you do not want the items that you pulled from the shelf, please leave them on a nearby table or the front desk for library staff to shelve.

 

If you do not find the items you need in the Sandburg Library catalog, or if you cannot determine the location of the item, please ask a library staff member for assistance. You may repeat the search on I-Share to search from 82 other Illinois libraries. Searching local public library catalogs are also helpful.

 

The Sandburg Library participates in state, national and international interlibrary loan systems, which makes obtaining materials from other libraries possible. Consult a staff member with questions about any aspect of the interlibrary borrowing service.

I-SHARE CATALOG

The I-Share catalog includes the resources of 86 Illinois libraries that belong to CARLI.

To request or renew items you login with your barcode and your last name. Your barcode is on the back of your Sandburg College ID card. You must use "CSC" with your ID number. Example, CSC0123456. These fields are not case sensitive.

To find journal or reference articles, search our other databases.

 

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

 
BORROWING MATERIALS FROM OTHER LIBRARIES

The Carl Sandburg College Library offers two ways to borrow materials from other libraries, I-Share and OCLC through ill@sandburg.edu. To choose the best method of delivery, please read about the choices below.

 

 

BOOKS

The fastest method to borrow books from other libraries is the I-Share system. Materials arrive, on average, in 2-4 business days.

Search the Sandburg Library Catalog first before requesting materials. If the item is not there, change the search option to “All I-Share Libraries”

search box I-share

Once you’ve found your title, login to your I-Share account with your barcode and last name. (Your barcode is on the back of your Sandburg College ID card. You must use "CSC" with your ID number. Example, CSC0123456. These fields are not case sensitive.)

Click "Request item"

i-share request item

If a book is not available in the I-Share catalog, place a request on OCLC through contacting ill@sandburg.edu. (Volumes from a multi-volume set are best requested from OCLC.)

                 

ARTICLES

Look up the journal title first in EBSCO or other Databases.

Articles from journals and newspapers that Sandburg does not have a subscription to must be requested on OCLC through by contacting ill@sandburg.edu. Materials arrive, on average, in 1-3 business days.

 

Contact:

Carl Sandburg College Library

Interlibrary Loan

ill@sandburg.edu

309-341-5206

 

 

Information to include in your email request:

-        Journal title

-        Article title

-        Journal date (day, month, year, etc.)

-        Journal volume and issue number

-        Your contact information

 

NON-PRINT MATERIALS

Search the Sandburg Library Catalog first before requesting materials.

Items such as DVDs and audiobooks should be requested on OCLC through library staff ill@sandburg.edu.

 

Contact:

Carl Sandburg College Library

Interlibrary Loan

ill@sandburg.edu

309-341-5206

EBOOK OPTIONS

EBSCOhost

OverDrive

Playaway

Salem Press