About John Wilkin,
University Librarian and
Dean of Libraries

Head shot Dean John Wilkin

230 Main Library, MC-522
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Telephone: 217-333-0790
Fax: 217-244-4358
E-mail:  jpwilkin@illinois.edu

Welcome from John Wilkin, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries

The Library

The University Library, a campuswide network of libraries serving programs of learning and research in many disciplines, is the largest public university research library in the United States. The Library is a worldwide leader in the dissemination of knowledge through our remarkable research collections, outstanding services, innovative technologies, and exceptional faculty and staff.

The Library Gateway is designed to provide a multitude of resources, both print-based and electronic, as well as to offer detailed information about our ongoing services.  Feedback from our users always is appreciated.  If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions, visit Ask a Librarian for a variety of options concerning how to reach us. Library faculty and staff are happy to help with your research needs.