What happens at the library?
Students come here to study, create, learn new skills, collaborate with others, get research support, and find books, articles, music, and more.
Watch our welcome video to learn more about what we provide.
We are the fourth largest academic library in the country, so it takes time figure out all we offer.
There are lots of options to help you get started:
- Review our guide for transfer students
- Get familiar with the essentials of library research
- Consider enrolling in a library credit course
- See our guide to student funding opportunities
- Go through tutorials in Canvas to help you learn or refresh a research skill
Student Mini Grants
Funding and mentorship for projects with a real-world impact.
Readings by select undergraduate student writers.
Undergraduate Research Award
Recognizing excellence in undergraduate research.
Get career and leadership experience in this unique library fellowship.
Michigan Library Scholars
Get hands-on professional experience while working on a project with an international focus in this paid internship.
Get event planning and social media marketing experience as a student ambassador for the library.
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 guides for every major or program
Our suite of research guides represent every major and program on campus. Guides include resources and services — plus specialists to contact for help — within a particular major.