Answered By: Charlotte Beyer
Last Updated: Aug 03, 2016     Views: 208


Follow these steps to check if we have a subscription to a journal or eBook online:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Journals & eBooks Tab at the top of the page. 
  3. Type in the journal or eBook title in the search box, and click search.
  4. If prompted, type in your HelixNet username and password. If you have issues with your password, contact the IT Helpdesk at (847) 578-8800. 
  5. If the title is available, check the coverage to see if we have access to the year you need.
  6. If the coverage is correct, click on the database link.
  7. For journals, click on the volume, issue, and page numbers of the article. For eBooks click on the chapter title.
  8. Locate full text or PDF link, and save and or print.

If you have any questions feel free to send the librarians an email at