School of Information Sciences

Embedded Librarian Initiative (ELI)

ELI provides subject-specific reference and research services to students and faculty in the iSchool, initially focusing on supporting the core MLIS courses.

How to take advantage of the ELI services:

Asynchronous Q & A discussion boards monitored for each core class.

Short instructional videos that introduce subject specific reference tools. View them on

Appointment-based reference services offered Monday—Friday in 604 IS Building or via Skype @ embeddedlibrarianinitiative. Use appointment form below.

Scheduled drop-in hours available throughout the term – no appointment needed! See our online calendar for available times and locations.

E-mail us at: [email protected]

We are happy to help with any reference question, and we are also embedded in these Courses Fall 2014:

Make an ELI appointment (face-to-face or skype)

First check our online calendar for availability.

Student Resources

Students at the iSchool have access to University resources, a diverse faculty, helpful administrators and staff, and  a community of enthusiastic learners.