School of Chemical Sciences Facilities, Services, and Shops
As part of the School of Chemical Sciences, our department has access to a number of excellent facilities, shops, and services.
Additional campus research and centers and services
With locations across campus, the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center provides genomic and proteomic research services to more than 270 Illinois research programs representing six college and campus units, as well as principal investigators from 69 other universities.
MRL is a U.S. Department of Energy facility on campus that fosters interdisciplinary research at the forefront of materials science.
MNTL is one of the country’s largest and most sophisticated university facilities for conducting photonics, microelectronics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology research.
More information about Illinois research initiatives and facilities can be found at the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.
The University of Illinois boasts one of the largest public university libraries in the world, holding more than 13 million volumes and 24 million items and materials in all formats, languages, and subjects. Its online collection of books and articles is also vast.
The university is also home to one of the largest engineering libraries in the country, Grainger Engineering Library, and more than 20 area studies laboratories, including the remodeled Chemistry Library.