Librarian's Office Hours
GSLIS Room 244 (next to IT Help Desk) or online
LIS Library Office Hours will not be held during Summer I. We will be back in Summer II.
Hours may vary during LEEP on-campus sessions. If these times are not convenient for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dan Tracy (217-300-8439) or Sandy Wolf (217-333-3804) to schedule an appointment.
LIS Virtual Library website
A portal to information in the discipline of Library & Information Science, emphasizing both web-based resources and printed resources in the UI library. Includes LIS Easy Search, for simultaneous searching of the three major LIS article databases, along with other online resources.
The Library Gateway brings together many tools for information seekers, including:
- the online catalog
- the Online Journals & Databases tool (of electronic indexes, journals, newspapers, and reference tools
- links to departmental libraries and subject guides
- tutorials and help pages
LIS Easy Search
LIS Easy Search is a one-stop search tool for the University's print collections, major online resources in LIS, and selected open access web content. It's good for searching by topic. For other disciplines and/or general topics, use other Easy Search options.
Learn to use the LIS Easy Search (video tutorial)
Journal and Article Locator
This tool is a short cut to finding known items in the Library's print and digital collections.
"LIS - Basic Information Sources - Finding Articles" (LibGuide)
Formatted like the guide you're using right now, "Basic Information Sources - Articles" provides an overview of the three major journal indexes in library and information science. It also describes web search tools (Google Scholar and Scirus) and digital repositories. Many search tips are provided.
312 Main Library, MC-522
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-3804
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
SSHEL North (Room 100) & SSHEL South (Room 101)
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61801
General Telephone: (217) 333-2305
Information Services Desk Telephone: (217) 244-1864