How do I use the library?
Ask A Librarian You can contact us any time you have a research
or library-related question, either online with chat, on your home or cell phone, by email, or just
by coming to our reference desks.
How Do I...? Will guide you through the
research process and assist you in finding various kinds of information and better understanding
Finding Materials in the UIUC
Library These pages will explain how to find books, articles and journals, reserves,
dissertations, and movies/videos, as well as how to find items in the Main Stacks, in departmental
libraries, at the Oak Street High Density Storage Facility, and in off-campus (non-UIUC)
Course Reserves Print and Electronic reserves.
Tours of the Library Take a tour of the library,
in-person or virtually!
the Library Hands-on learning covering topics like how to find books and articles, current
awareness, citation management and much more.
Webpages and Guides by Subject Guides and
Handouts providing information about locating general and specific information at the
Find a Subject
Library Services for Users with
Disabilities The University Library is committed to providing effective accommodations
for students with disabilities.
Take Us with you Whether you
are across the state or on the other side of the globe, as a current University of Illinois student
or faculty member, you have access to an array of library resources and services designed to assist
you with your research needs.
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions
about the University Library and finding materials.
LEARN about the Library A one-stop guide to your research at
the University of Illinois library