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Library Homepage: A. C. Buehler Library

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At this time you must be a current Elmhurst University student, faculty or staff member to reserve a space in the library. 
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Library hours

Summer Hours (starting June 6)

Library chat is available weekdays 10am-close and all day Sunday.
Email at is also available.

Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Monday-Thursday: 8am-10pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

Saturday: CLOSED

In observance of Independence Day, the library will be closed July 3-5.

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Need a Jaypass? They are now handled by Public Safety (in Lehmann Hall).
The AC Buehler Library is open.  
Please see our Library COVID Changes page for more information on new policies and procedures.

Need Help? Reach us via chat (on this page) or email (
Need Books? Use BlueJay Search (below) for curbside pickup!

Quick Start

Welcome to Elmhurst's new library catalog, Bluejay Search! This catalog replaces I-Share and does so much more! Search for books, A/V, e-resources, articles and more from one place.

See this video for a quick tour of Bluejay Search to get you started.

Find an Electronic Journal

If you are looking for a specific article, try the EBSCO Citation Linker.

We are moving to a new linking tool here: Citation Linker - Bluejay Search

Click here for interlibrary loan article request form if a journal is not available. 

Helpful Links for Online Research

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Reference number: 630-617-3173

Main number: 630-617-3160

Chat with us!

We're happy to answer your questions via our IM chat service (when we are available). A couple of things: 

  • Please be patient. If we don't respond right away we may be helping someone else. We will do our best to get to you quickly.
  • Please send us your name and email address in the chat in case we get disconnected we can reach out or for followup help.
  • If the chat isn't live or something weird happens, feel free to email us at

We are happy to help. Let us know what you need.

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