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Innovation, Discovery, Design, & Data Lab

The IDEA Lab is located in Grainger Engineering Library and Information Center, on the Lower Level West. All campus members are welcome to use Lab spaces, technologies, and resources during operating hours.

Walk-ins welcome! Groups & individuals can pre-arrange space & technology usage using the links below, or check-in at the Help Desk any time the Lab is open.

For questions and consultations please email idealab@library.illinois.edu or use the question form below.


Fall 2021 Lab Hours

Monday – Thursday 11AM – 11PM

Friday 11AM – 8PM

The IDEA Lab is closed on the weekends, except for public events.

3D Print Studio (Room 053) Walk-In Hours

Wednesdays & Thursdays 10am – 2pm



Ask a Question

Submit a request about finding, using or integrating emerging technologies into your course or research project.


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Reserve Spaces

Schedule one-time or recurring room and technology spaces.

Loanable Technology

Loanable Technology

Check-out various emerging technology devices for use on campus or at home.

 

3D Print Request Request a 3D print job. Please allow 2 business days to process.

3D Print Request

Request a 3D print job. Please allow 2 business days to process.


IDEA Lab Entrance

Take a Tour

Learn more about the IDEA Lab and the spaces available for use here.