This guide provides a broad overview of the types of resources you might use while working on your assignment for this class. Because the University of Illinois Library has such a large collection (24 million items in a wide variety of formats, including 13 million books, 9 million microforms, 120,000 periodicals, and 650,000 maps), beginning your research can sometimes be daunting. This guide will help you find the resources you need in a large, research library.
The Library has many subject specialists available to assist you in your research, so if you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:
(217) 300-3520 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Librarian
(217)-333-1349 | email@example.com
Chinese Studies Librarian
(217) 244-3669 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Image credit: "Map of Shanghai" in the British Library (Reference 14187), from the digital collection China: Trade, Politics, and Culture, 1793-1980.