Skip to Main Content

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Online Reference Collection

Use reference resources like encyclopedias and dictionaries for quick access to reliable facts.

Resources by Subject

The University of Illinois has several subject specific libraries that can help you with your research. Visit your library’s homepage for selected research tools. If you are not sure what library is best for you, check our list of libraries by college and major. If you have any specific questions or need help with your research, contact one of our library’s subject specialists.

Art and Architecture



History, Philosophy, and Newspapers

International Area Studies (IAS)

Literature and Languages

Medicine and Health

Music and Performing Arts


Social Sciences, Health and Education