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:
Celestina Savonius-Wroth, Ph.D.
History and Religious Studies Librarian
(217) 300-3520 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Antonio Sotomayor, Ph.D.
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Librarian
(217) 300-4812 | email@example.com
History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
246 Main Library
(217) 333-1509 | firstname.lastname@example.org
International and Area Studies Library
321 Main Library
(217) 333-1501 | email@example.com
Image credit: Carlos Merida and A. Cervantes, Frances Toor's Motorist Guide to Mexico (Mexico City: Frances Toor Studios, 1938). In History of Mass Tourism.