Library Resources

The University of Illinois Library offers a variety of resources that can help you during your regular coursework all the way through depositing your dissertation. They even have a section specific to Distance Learners. See their full web site here. In addition to access books, articles, journals, media, special collections/digital collections, dissertations & theses, and more, they offer several writing and research-related services, including “Ask a Librarian” a live chat service.

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University of Illinois Writers Workshop

A wide variety of writing support is available to students through the University of Illinois Writers Workshop which provides free, online, synchronous writing assistance for University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines and at all stages of the writing process. Some of the resources you can access through the Writers Workshop include:


Resource: Your Research Library

Learn how to use the University of Illinois’ online databases to build your own research library. Watch videos provided by our Education librarian, Nancy O’Brien.