The U Libraries Is a really large library system with over 12 libraries. Sure, we have a lot of books (over 8 million of them) but we have lots more for your research and discovery. Below is just a sample. Contact us if you don't see something you are expecting, needing, or hoping to see. Remember Gold Book also has lots of additional campus resources. Welcome to the Libraries!

Tutoring & help, writing & citing
Assignment Calculator

Enter your due dates to get the steps of the research and writing process of your project.

Writing & citing
Citation managers

Citation managers are software that keeps track of your citations, and formats them for your papers and bibliographies.

Spaces
Coffee shops

Fuel up while you study at one of the coffee shops housed in both Walter and Wilson.

Articles & books, courses
Course readings

Log in and find assigned materials for your class.

Stressbusters, tutoring & help
EffectiveU

Tips and tricks to help with time management, stress, notetaking, and more.

Articles & books, Libraries 101
Full text articles

Tip: if you don’t seen a link to the PDF, click “Find it.”

Articles & books
Interlibrary Loan

Request materials not owned by the Libraries from other libraries for free.

Spaces
Group study

Reserve a study or working space for you and your group.

Articles & books, courses
Library Course Pages

A listing of the best databases for your course. You can also browse by title (link to a-z) or subject (link to subject guides).

Equipment, spaces
Makerspaces

3D printers, sewing machines, & electronics equipment. Available in Walter and Bio-Medical.

Articles & books, Libraries 101
Off-campus access

Log in with your U of M internet ID and password or use the proxy bookmarklet.

Stressbusters
PAWS

Pet away worry and stress with registered therapy animals.

Tutoring & help
Peer research help

Student help finding information sources. Drop-in or by appointment.

Tutoring & help
Peer tutoring

Free academic tutoring for undergraduates, by drop-in or appointment.

Tutoring & help
Student English Language Support

Drop in support for international students at Walter Library or by appointment.

Finals & midterms, Libraries 101
Study 24/7

Walter, Bio-Med, and Wilson are open 24/7 before and during finals.

Articles & books, courses
Textbooks

See if your textbooks are online or available to be checked out from the Libraries.

Articles & books, Libraries 101
U Card

Your U Card is your library card. Check out books, DVDs, and other materials for free.

Equipment, Libraries 101
Wireless printing

Print your paper from your laptop using wireless printing, available in most libraries.