Many of the Library's resources and services are available to visitors during regular business hours. We encourage you to drop in.

Questions: Contact us at or (773) 442-4400.

Directions & Parking

Get driving directions to the Main Campus from Google Maps.

See also NEIU's campus map and directions.

Online Resources

NEIU Libraries Search Tool

Use this to find materials owned by NEIU Libraries, including books, DVDs, streaming media, and more. While this tool is available to anyone, access to materials is restricted to in-building use only for vistors.

Research Guides

NEIU librarians created these guides to help you in your research. Most guides include links to free, scholarly websites. Organized by subject.

Visitor Services

Illinois Regional Archival Depository (IRAD)

IRAD holds primary source documents on Chicago municipal government as well as genealogical information for Cook County. Located on the Lower Level of the Library. Contact (773) 442-4506 or ext. 4506 with questions.

Students and Faculty from Other Universities

I-Share members

Check to see if your college or university is a member of I-Share. If so, you may borrow books and other materials from the NEIU Library by presenting your school ID card.

Members of other, non-I-Share universities

Students and faculty who are not affiliated with an I-Share college or university are encouraged to visit the NEIU Library.