As of May 21, 2018, both the University of Illinois and the I-Share catalogs have a new look, feel, and functionality. Useful frequently asked questions can be found here. We will make every attempt to update our help guides and materials, but we may miss things. Please contact us at Ask a Librarian with your questions and suggestions.
Creating a library account allows you to request books from the University of Illinois catalog and I-Share, save materials to your Saved Items or create a list, view and renew the items you have checked out, and view fines. Creating a library account is also necessary to request books through I-Share.
1. Go to the Library homepage.
2. Select the Catalog drop-down menu (in light blue menu bar).
3. Select U of I Catalog (the first option).
4. Select Login With Your NetID in the top right-hand side of the page.
5. Complete the form:
If you have any questions about creating an account, Ask a Librarian.
When you log into your account there is a side menu with the following options: