Central Public Services Division

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About Us:

Mission Statement:

Central Public Services facilitates access to information resources for students, faculty members, and staff in all academic programs and disciplines at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as constituents of affiliated institutions, Illinois residents, and the global community in all its diversity. It offers innovative, high-quality reference, instruction, and interlibrary loan services; develops and manages interdisciplinary collections and web resources; and trains and supports contributors to the Library web site.


The Central Public Services Division provides services used throughout the library system and the campus environment, including:

The CPS Division also houses a number of unique and high use collections, including:

CPS Principles: