Learn how we can help you with your coursework and at all stages of your research process.
Enroll in our orientation module — designed specifically for graduate students — and find out how to:
- Search for articles and check out material using our website
- Use our services and databases to freely access the full text of scholarly literature
- Connect with library specialists for research, dissertation, and technology help
You can also watch our video introduction for an overview of especially relevant services.
Find and use materials
The first step to locating our resources, from scholarly articles to archival material.
Access Online Resources
Whether on campus or at home, you can use your library access. Here’s how.
Currently registered students from all three U-M campuses can borrow materials, with additional offerings for graduate students.
Request Items for Pick Up or Delivery
How to get the library materials you need — whether or not they're in our collections.
Request Digital Copies or Duplication
Get certain items scanned or digitized.
Recommend a Purchase for the Collection
Request or make recommendations for items to add to our collection.
Ask a Librarian
We can help you locate library resources, connect with a specialist, or find support at any stage of your project.
Find a Specialist
Search for people by subject area or speciality.
Join one of our workshops on a variety of topics relevant to teaching, learning, and research.
Research and project support
Funding and Grants
We can help you find funding at each stage of your career, and at every stage of your research project.
Digital Projects and Planning
Get resources and support to help you plan, produce, and preserve your digital scholarship.
Discover resources and support to access, organize, visualize, and preserve research data.
Get answers on copyright and fair use through our consultations, workshops and presentations, online resources, and more.
Get help formatting your dissertation or thesis.
Share and Preserve Your Work
Preserve your scholarly work in a discoverable digital repository.
Publish with Us
Amplify the visibility, reach, and impact of your scholarly work with readers around the world.
Understand and communicate the impact of your work.
See the vast array of materials we collect and maintain in all formats, from text and images to accessible research data.
Do you also teach?
See our information for instructors to discover all the ways we support your courses — including access to materials — and partner with us to integrate library instruction, design assignments, use tutorials, and more.