University Library Hours
Prairie Research Institute Library
Monday - Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm
Library will be Closed
Mon. Dec.23rd to Wed. Jan.1st
1816 South Oak St.
Champaign, IL. 61820
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Pinterest book displays on a variety of topics.
The reference library has created a useful list of guides to help you find a variety of materials.
The University Library has a newspaper database available for you to search through the collection of current and older newspapers, from Illinois and beyond.
Research assistants often utilize the library on the behalf of their employers. This FAQ will guide you through topics such as checking out library items, copying, and requesting items all for your employer.
Guides for faculty and staff about the library and online tools available to them can be found here. These guides include help with creating course pages and instructional library sessions for you and your student.
An understanding of intellectual property is necessary for research at the University. These guides will help you with copyright in scholarly communication.
The information access provided by University requires a variety of technologies. If you need help understanding wireless internet access, connecting your computer to our servers, printing your documents on campus or just general troubleshooting.
A brief list of the various online reference materials such at dictionaries, encyclopedias and almanacs can be found here.