The University Library has a variety of study and meeting spaces, including reservable group study rooms, digital scholarship and media creation spaces, and reading rooms open to everyone. There are subject libraries all over campus, as well as the Main Stacks and the Oak High Density Street Storage Facility, which hold materials from all subject areas.
The University Library offers a variety of study areas across campus. Looking for something quiet, but well-lit? Need a place to relax between classes? Want to meet us with friends for some late night gaming? We’ve got you covered!
Research and Study Spaces
- Study and Collaboration Spaces to Reserve – The Library offers a variety of rooms that can be reserved by groups of 2 or more individuals. Self-Use Media Booths can also be reserved.
- Main Library Research Carrels – Main Stacks carrels can be reserved as a research space by current U of I faculty, graduate students, and department-sponsored visiting scholars.
Do you need to listen to, participate in, or even present an online meeting, interview or class session? We’ve got you covered!
Library & Campus Maps:
- Main Library Floor Maps: Isometric projection map of all floors | Bird’s eye map of each individual floor – Shows locations of class and meeting spaces, collections and services, and offices within the Main Library.
- University Libraries in Google Maps – Shows the location of each library on campus and provides driving directions.
- Find Materials in the Main Stacks – This Deck Directory lists the locations of items by call number.
- Printer Friendly Map of Library Locations – Lists library locations and includes a map of campus.
- Campus Map – Allows you to search for any location on campus.
- Campus Facilities Access Maps – The floorplans in this web site are designed to help our community navigate university buildings. Features include; accessible entries and exits, interior access routes, evacuation assembly areas, restroom and water fountain locations, elevator and stair locations, assistive listening systems, parking, and bus stops.
Whether you are a new student unfamiliar with the campus or a tenured professor wanting to arrange a tour for an entire class, we can help you out.
This list provides links to suggested library websites for specific majors. Relevant collections or expertise may be found in other libraries, especially for majors with interdisciplinary content.