I-Share Institution Identifiers

How to interpret the information on this page:

Library = I-Share institution. Click the institution name to get to the library’s full entry in the CARLI database
3-letter Code = your institution’s three-letter code assigned by CARLI
Item barcode prefix = the prefix(es) in active use by the library in their item records.
Conversion item barcode prefix = the “fake” barcode number assigned to item records in the conversion from LCS to DRA. Not applicable to many I-Share libraries.
Current patron barcode format = the prefix (if applicable) plus number of digits in active use in patron records for the library
Alternate patron barcode prefix = a prefix reserved for the library’s patron records, but not necessarily in active use
Alma Institution Code = your institution’s Alma Institution Code, assigned by Ex Libris.
Ex Libris 4-digit Code = your institution’s numeric customer code, assigned by Ex Libris. This number can be used to identify other I-Share institutions’ involvement in the request process in Alma or as the source of bibliographic records in Primo VE.

NOTE: to search for a specific prefix (item or patron), use your browser’s Find functionality (often control+F).

Library 3-letter Code Item Barcode Prefix Conversion Item Barcode Prefix Current Patron Barcode Format Alternate Patron Barcode Format Alma Institution Code Ex Libris 4-Digit Code
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum alp 37540; 02129 + 8 digits n/a 27540 n/a 01CARLI_alp 5817
Adler University adl 35900 n/a 2 to 5 digits (no prefix) 25900 01CARLI_adl 5818
Augustana College aug 30050 T0050 30059 + 9 digits n/a 20059 + 8 or 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_aug 5819
Aurora University aru 32511 3888827 22511 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_aru 5820
Benedictine University ben 32811 3888847 22811 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ben 5821
Black Hawk College bhc 3005 + 10 digits A86800 + 8 digits 30061 + 9 digits n/a D868 + 6 digits 2006 + 10 digits n/a 01CARLI_bhc 5822
Bradley University bra 31270 31272 A1270 3888817 21270 + 9 digits D + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_bra 5823
Carl Sandburg College csc A86801 n/a D8685 + 5 digits D8686 + 5 digits CSC + 7 digits n/a 01CARLI_csc 5824
Catholic Theological Union ctu 30311 3888831 20311 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ctu 5825
Chicago State University csu 30411 30412 3888838 20411 + 11 digits n/a 01CARLI_csu 5826
College of DuPage cod 31304 n/a 21304 n/a 01CARLI_cod 5827
Columbia College Chicago col 32711 3888842 22711 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_col 5828
Concordia University Chicago con 34211 3888824 24211H + 8 digits 34211 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_con 5829
Danville Area Community College dac 33030 31227 n/a 23030 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_dac 5830
DePaul University dpu 30511 30521 33711 3888801 3888835 20511 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_dpu 5831
Dominican University dom 32911 3888841 22911 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_dom 5832
Eastern Illinois University eiu 32211 3888804 22211 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_eiu 5833
Elmhurst University elm 32311 3888816 22311 + 9 digits 21135 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_elm 5834
Eureka College erk A359 n/a 2551 + 10 digits n/a 01CARLI_erk 5835
Governors State University gsu 31611 3888822 21611 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_gsu 5836
Greenville University grn 34511 3888825 24511 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_grn 5837
Harper College wrh 32158 n/a 22158 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_wrh 5904
Heartland Community College hrt A88900 n/a 25211 + 8 or 9 digits D8900 + 5 digits n/a 01CARLI_hrt 5838
Illinois Central College icc A129 n/a ICC + 7 digits D11 + 7 digits 25611 + 9 digits 01CARLI_icc 5839
Illinois College ilc 33701 n/a 23701 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ilc 5840
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges iec 30183 30529 n/a 20183 + 9 digits 20529 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_iec 5841
Illinois Institute of Technology iit 30611 35050 (DTC) 3888843 627350 + 8 digits A + 8 digits 20611 + 9 digits 01CARLI_iit 5842
Illinois Math and Science Academy ims 33111 33112 3888809 23111 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ims 5843
Illinois State Library isl 31129 3888803 21129 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_isl 5844
Illinois State University isu 30711 A6570 A6580 A3580 3888808 8 + 8 digits for students/faculty ; 20711 + 9 digits for courtesy patrons ; 4 + 5 digits for extramural patrons n/a 01CARLI_isu 5845
Illinois Valley Community College ivc 34611 3888829 24611 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ivc 5846
Illinois Wesleyan University iwu 32411 3888823 22411 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_iwu 5847
JKM Library Trust jkm 39967 39968 n/a 29967 n/a 01CARLI_jkm 5848
John Wood Community College jwc 30163 n/a 20163 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_jwc 5849
Joliet Junior College jol 33911 3888833 23911 + 9 digits 7 digits (no prefix) n/a 01CARLI_jol 5850
Judson University jud 30811 3888849 20811 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_jud 5851
Kankakee Community College kcc 30911 3888851 20911 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_kcc 5852
Kishwaukee College kis 37943 n/a n/a n/a 01CARLI_kis 5853
Knox College knx 33682 n/a 11 + 5 digits n/a 01CARLI_knx 5854
Lake Forest College lfc 31011 3888839 21011 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_lfc 5855
Lewis and Clark Community College lac 38404 n/a 28404 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_lac 5856
Lewis University lew 34311 3888826 24311 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_lew 5906
Lincoln Christian University lcc 34711 3888837 24711 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_lcc 5857
Lincoln College lnc 37611 n/a 27611 n/a 01CARLI_lnc 5858
Lincoln Land Community College llc 30123 09999 n/a 10123 + 9 digits 20123 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_llc 5859
McHenry County College mhc 32751 n/a 22751 n/a 01CARLI_mhc 5861
McKendree University mck 34011 3888834 24011 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_mck 5862
Meadville Lombard Theological School mls 35701 + 9 digits 30610 + 9 digits n/a n/a n/a 01CARLI_mls 5863
Millikin University mil 31111 3888844 21111 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_mil 5864
Monmouth College mon 33527 23527 n/a 11 + 5 digits 23527 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_mon 5865
Moody Bible Institute mbi 39941; 39951; 39961 n/a 29941 60610 n/a 01CARLI_mbi 5907
Morton College mrt 32274 n/a 7 digits 22274 01CARLI_mrt 5866
National Louis University nlu 32840 32842 3888846 19 + 8 digits + 2840 22840 01CARLI_nlu 5908
Newberry Library nby 34911 n/a 24911 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_nby 5867
North Central College ncc 32611 3888828 22611 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ncc 5868
North Park University npu 37012 n/a 27012 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_npu 5869
Northeastern Illinois University nei 31224 3888815 21224 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_nei 5870
Northern Illinois University niu 31211 3888806 60144 + 12 digits 21211 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_niu 5871
Northern Seminary nbt 33692 33693 33699 n/a 23692 + 9 digits 23693 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_nbt 5872
Oakton Community College oak 33211 3888832 23211 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_oak 5873
Olivet Nazarene University onu 1 + 13 digits (no prefix) n/a 25011 + 7 digits We do not have an alternate format. 01CARLI_onu 5874
Parkland College prk 33036 n/a 1+7 digits 23036 01CARLI_prk 5875
Principia College prc 34010 n/a 10 to 16 digits (no prefix) 24010 01CARLI_prc 5876
Quincy University qcy A1220 n/a 4 to 6 digits (no prefix) n/a 01CARLI_qcy 5877
Richland Community College rcc 31809 n/a 21809 n/a 01CARLI_rcc 5878
Rock Valley College rvc 39696 n/a n/a n/a 01CARLI_rvc 5880
Roosevelt University rou 33311 3888840 23311 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_rou 5881
Rush University rsh 7 digits (no prefix); 6 alpha-numeric characters (no prefix) n/a 6 digits (no prefix) n/a 01CARLI_rsh 5882
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing sfm A3630 n/a SFM + 9 digits D6000 + 5 digits n/a 01CARLI_sfm 5883
Saint Xavier University sxu 31311 3888845 21311 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_sxu 5884
Sauk Valley Community College svc 31516 41516 51516 n/a 21516 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_svc 5885
School of the Art Institute of Chicago sai 33011 3888850 23011 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_sai 5886
South Suburban College ssc 35939 + 9 digits n/a 25939 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_ssc 5887
Southeastern Illinois College sei 30183 36296 n/a 20183 26296 n/a 01CARLI_sei 5888
Southern Illinois University Carbondale sic 31911 3888802 21911 + 9 digits ; SIU85 + 7 digits n/a 01CARLI_sic 5889
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville sie 31811 3888807 21811 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_sie 5890
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine sim AA + 7 digits n/a two alpha (AA, IL, MS or SM) + 7 digits 22111 01CARLI_sim 5891
Southwestern Illinois College swi 30183 32500 n/a 20183 522000+8 01CARLI_swi 5892
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership scj (no prefix) n/a (no prefix) n/a 01CARLI_scj 5893
Trinity Christian College trn 34411 34412 3888836 24412 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_trn 5894
Trinity International University tiu 360015 460015 n/a 5 to 7 digits (no prefix) n/a 01CARLI_tiu 5895
Triton College trt 31511 3888848 21511 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_trt 5896
University of Illinois at Chicago uic 38198 n/a 28198 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_uic 5897
University of Illinois at Springfield uis 31411 31412 3888818 21412 + 9 digits 21411 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_uis 5898
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign uiu 30111 30112 33051 30996 3888810 3888811 3888812 3888814 3888819 3888820 3888821 20111 + 9 digits 20112 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_uiu 5899
University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary sml 34820 n/a 24820 n/a 01CARLI_sml 5900
University of St. Francis usf 30301 n/a 20301 + 9 digits 25411 01CARLI_usf 5901
Western Illinois University wiu 31711 3888805 21711 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_wiu 5902
Wheaton College whe 33124 32011 n/a 23124 + 9 digits n/a 01CARLI_whe 5903