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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ESL Undergraduate Student Guide

A guide to support international students in ESL 112 and 115 and beyond.

Welcome to the Undergraduate Library (UGL)!

This guide was created to support ESL 112 and 115 students using the library and its resources for coursework. The information in this guide will help you succeed in your ESL classes and beyond. The tabs on the left will guide you through the various resources.

If you need additional assistance, use the Ask a Librarian option on the left side of this guide. Ask a Librarian is a chat service that allows you to chat directly with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign librarians. 

International Students Talk About the UGL: VIDEO

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Learn About the Library

Quick Facts About The Library

Did you know...

  • The Library is one of the largest academic libraries in the United States
  • The Library has more than 13 million volumes
  • There are nearly 25 libraries on campus
  • The Library subscribes to several hundred article databases