Undergraduate Students

Find and use materials, get help with your papers and projects from specialists, and scout the perfect place to study.

We're here to help

Contact our Ask a Librarian service for help locating library resources and finding support at any stage of a project.

We also have specialists representing a wide range of subjects and expertise, including a librarian for every major!

You can also check out our drop-in workshops covering topics from citing sources to photo editing, or enroll in a library course for credit.

Transferring to U-M from another institution? Take a look at our information for transfer students for support getting acclimated.

Find and use materials

  1. Find Materials

    The first step to locating our resources, from scholarly articles to archival material.

  2. Access Online Resources

    Whether on campus or at home, you can use your library access. Here’s how.

  3. Student Borrowing

    Currently registered students from all three U-M campuses can borrow materials, with additional offerings for graduate students.

  4. Request Items for Pick Up or Delivery

    How to get the library materials you need — whether or not they're in our collections.

Not sure where to start your research?

Learn about the essentials of library research and check out our top ten databases for undergraduates.

Study spaces

  1. Quiet Study Spaces

    Focus on getting work done in these quieter areas of the library.

  2. Collaborative Spaces

    Meet for a group project or engage with others while you study.

  3. Bookable Spaces

    Reserve a space — options include rooms, carrels, and tables — for independent or group work.

  4. Computing and Technology

    Access our computers, get signed on, locate library printers and copiers, and more.