Research Assistance

Librarians can help you efficiently and effectively search and use library resources and other information sources. Each college at U of I has a designated subject librarian who is ready to help with all your research and library questions.

To request a consultation with a librarian, please find your subject liaison below and click the "Request Meeting" button to get in touch. If you are unsure or need immediate assistance, contact our Reference and Information Desk and we will make sure your questions get answered.

General / Beginner
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Reference and Information Desk

Unsure of where to start, uncertain of your college, or have general questions about this service? Reference would be happy to help you get started!

Business and Economics
portrait of Liaison to College of Business and Economics
Rami Attebury

Accounting; Business; Economics

Agricultural and Life Sciences
portrait of Liaison to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Hanwen Dong

Agricultural & Extension Education; Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology; Animal & Veterinary Science; Entomology; Plant Pathology & Nematology; Family & Consumer Sciences; Plant Sciences; Food Science; Soil & Water Systems; Water Resources Graduate Program; UI Extension

Art and Architecture
portrait of Liaison to College of Art and Architecture
Kristin Henrich

Architecture & Interior Design; Art & Design; Landscape Architecture; Virtual Technology & Design

CLASS (Social Sciences)
portrait of Liaison to College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (Social Sciences)
Jylisa (Doney) Kenyon

Journalism & Mass Media; International Studies; Political Science & Public Affairs Research; Psychology & Communication Studies; Sociology & Anthropology

Natural Resources
portrait of Liaison to College of Natural Resources
Jeremy Kenyon

Environmental Science Program; Fish & Wildlife Sciences; Forest, Rangeland & Fire Sciences; Natural Resources & Society

portrait of Liaison to College of Science
Jeremy Kenyon

Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Geography; Geological Sciences; Mathematics; Physics; Statistics

WWAMI Medical Education
portrait of Liaison to College of WWAMI Medical Education
Diane Prorak

WWAMI; Pre-Health; Medical Sciences

portrait of Liaison to College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Marco Seiferle-Valencia

Leadership & Counseling; Curriculum & Instruction; Movement Sciences

CLASS (Humanities)
portrait of Liaison to College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (Humanities)
Rochelle Smith

English; History; Modern Languages & Cultures; Philosophy; Theatre Arts

CLASS (Humanities)
portrait of Liaison to School of Music (CLASS)
Olivia Wikle


portrait of Liaison to College of Engineering
Evan Williamson

Biological Engineering; Chemical & Materials Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Mechanical Engineering

Looking for the older contact forms? Try Research Assistance Program and Faculty Assistance Program.