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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Distance Learners and Instructors: Library Resource & Services


Welcome to the University of Illinois Library's guide for students and instructors enrolled in the Illinois Online programs and courses through University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning.

The tabs on the left will help you:

  • Start your research
  • Obtain articles and books from a distance
  • Get help

Quick Links

Subject Specific Assistance

Your question may require help from a librarian in a departmental library.  Subject specialist librarians can be reached by phone or email.  To find a departmental library, view Libraries by College/Major or use the list of subject specialist librarians.

Still not sure where you fit in?  The following is a list of some of the libraries that Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning students and faculty often use.  Each library lists contact information on their website.

Discipline Subject Library
College of Education Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
School of Information Sciences Information Sciences Virtual Library
College of Engineering Grainger Engineering Library
School of Social Work Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
College of Agriculture, Consumer & Environmental Sciences Funk ACES Library


Visit these library websites to learn more about their discipline-specific resources, and feel free to email or call with questions.

Still not sure where to begin?  Email us or Ask a Librarian!