University Librarian's Office


John WilkinThe University Library, a campus-wide 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 its remarkable research collections, outstanding services, innovative technologies, and exceptional faculty and staff.

John Wilkin assumed the position of University Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013. Previously, he served as Executive Director, HathiTrust and Associate University Librarian for Publishing and Technology; Interim Co-University Librarian; Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology and Technical and Access Services; Head of the Digital Library Production Service; Head of the Humanities Text Initiative; and Data Services Librarian and English Selector at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also spent two years at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville as their Systems Librarian for Information Services.