Ways to contact Brookens Library
Brookens Library chat services are available during Information and Reference Desk hours. When chat is offline, consult the other services and resources listed below.
Information and Reference Desk: 217-206-6633
For assistance in all stages of the research process: formulating a topic, effectively searching a particular database, locating the full-text of an article, citing a source, etc.
Circulation Desk: 217-206-6605
For inquiries about a specific item, library fines, or general questions about library services. Available during Brooken’s operating hours.
Email is useful if you do not need immediate assistance for a reference question.
Other Online Resources
Created by Brookens Librarians, the Research Guides under Quick Links can help you find online and print resources and are a great starting point for your research. Click on Subject Librarians under Research Help to schedule a one-on-one research consultation with your library liaison. Consultations are offered in-person, online, or by phone.
Click on Tutorials under Research Help for tutorials to assist with finding and/or requesting library materials and accessing Brookens resources off campus.