Ask A Librarian
*Live* help from our staff by telephone or Instant Messaging, or you can email or
visit us here at the library.
Subject Research Guides
Learn where to begin research (which databases to use, good websites, etc.) on a variety
of common subjects and paper topics.
Office Hours @ the UGL
Our office hours let you drop in and work one-on-one with a librarian on any paper, project,
or research question along with help from a consultant from the Writers Workshop. Check our
Information on scheduling library instruction sessions for your class, placing materials on
reserve, examples of common library assignments, and more to help integrate library resources into
Need help with the writing part of your paper/project? The Writer's Workshop (Room 251 on the
Upper Level of the Undergrad Library) provides free writing assistance for University of Illinois
students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines and at all stages of the writing process.
For fun and trivia only! The Question Board (QB) answers all types of interesting questions
about campus history, your favorite celebrities and movies, and the wonders of science. Not
intended for serious research questions, QB will answer all your non-serious questions to help you
learn more about the stranger side of life.