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Introduction to the Library Catalog

How to use the EIU library catalog to find information

Your Account

Accessing Your Account

You can access your account from the library homepage.

Click on the Your Account link.



If you are already in the library catalog, click on the Sign In link in the upper right hand corner of the page.



EIU patrons will login with their NetID and password. Community patrons will login with their library ID number which can be found on their library card.


Login with NetID or library card number


When you login, you will land on the My Library Card homepage. Here, you can see how many items you have checked out and renew items. You can also view any active requests you might have for materials from other libraries.


your account homepage


Renewing Items


You have the option of renewing all your items at once from the main landing page.


renew all


Or you can renew titles individually by clicking to View All Loans, and selecting individual titles to renew.


renew selected

Renewing I-Share Items


To find and renew your I-Share items quickly, look at the book to see which library it came from. You can then select that library 


select i share library


Then you can view and renew one or more items from that institution.


renew i-share items

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