The University Libraries’ very own university archivist, Kathy Young, and assistant university archivist, Ashley Howdeshell, published a book on Loyola University Chicago’s 150-year history. The book features seldom-seen photographs from the founding of St. Ignatius College in 1870 to the establishment of 21st-century campuses. The book is now available for purchase through Arcadia Publishing (see […]
Alumni Author Spotlight Video Series
The University Libraries is proud to announce a new video series, Alumni Author Spotlight, where brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors will be featured throughout the year. The authors will share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from their work. The Alumni Author Spotlight is an extension of a special resource, Alumni Authors catalog, […]
It’s National Library Week
Even though the current global health crisis has forced campus buildings like Loyola University Chicago Libraries to temporarily close its physical spaces, we continue to provide virtual services, resources, and digital content. We’re here to help. Learn more at libraries.luc.edu/continuity. This week is National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958 by the American Library Association and libraries […]
Continuity of Library Services
As of Monday, March 23, Loyola University Chicago classes are online and so are we! All library buildings are closed until further notice. All library staff are working off-site, with no access to archives, physical book collections or other materials. Library services continue to be available online at libraries.luc.edu. Thank you for your patience and […]
What’s New for 2020
The University Libraries welcomes you to our newest source of information for Friends of the Libraries members and anyone interested in joining! We will provide you with news, program updates, event recaps, photos, and many more. We also welcome your ideas, comments, and feedback so please contact us anytime at email@example.com or 773.508.2616.
Spring and Summer at the University Libraries
Keep watch of upcoming programs at the University Libraries. We will update this page as soon as events are finalized. Visit our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Spring into the University Libraries
The 2019 academic year has ended, but the University Libraries continue to support the Loyola community year-round. Please visit libraries.luc.edu for information on hours of operation, services, and upcoming programs this spring and summer.
Get involved with the University Libraries
The Friends of the Libraries Advisory Board members are seeking new volunteers to support the mission of the University Libraries. Participate in cultural events, promote the libraries to more friends, generate support for the libraries, and be part of a vibrant Loyola community. To learn more, please review the Friends of the University Libraries […]
Celebrate National Library Week @ Loyola
Join us April 08 – 12, 2019 at the following events or on social media: Download the National Library Week event schedule (PDF) Monday 4/08 Human Library Loyola 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Water Tower Campus | Maguire Hall, 1st Floor |1 E. Pearson Street In half-hour sessions, you will have a chance to talk one-on-one with […]
Speaker Series: Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till by Elliott J. Gorn
The Loyola University Chicago Libraries Speaker Series event took place on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Our featured author was Loyola Professor, Elliott J. Gorn, PhD, of the Department of History. His latest book, Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till, examines the life of a 14-year-old Chicago boy who was brutally murdered in 1955 in Mississippi, […]