When people hear the word "library" they think -- buildings and books. Sure, we have a lot of books (over 8 million of them) but we have lots more for your research and interests on our website from online journals, magazines and newspapers to steaming documentaries and more. Below is 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. Try to Gopher Library Adventure choose your own adventure ebook to find out more. 

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.

Coffee shops (closed)

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

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

Articles & books, Libraries 101
Full text articles

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

Articles & books
Interlibrary Loan

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

Individual study rooms

Reserve a study or working space for you.

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 (closed)

3D printers, sewing machines, & electronics equipment. Available in Walter and Health Sciences.

Articles & books, Libraries 101
Off-campus access

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


Pet away worry and stress with registered therapy animals.

Tutoring & help
Peer research help

Student help finding information sources. Online 30-minute appointments.

Tutoring & help
Peer tutoring

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

Tutoring & help
Student English Language Support

Online support for international students at Walter Library or by appointment.

Finals & midterms, Libraries 101
Study at the Libraries

Walter, Health Sciences, and Wilson are open before and during finals.

Tutoring & help
Subject librarians

Specialists that help find resources and references for your courses & projects by area of study.

Articles & books, courses

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

Libraries 101, Tutoring & help
Think Like a Researcher

A series of workshops designed to help undergraduate students become comfortable with the research skills and tools.

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.