Business Library

The Business and Economics Library (BEL)primarily serves the instructional and research needs of the College of Business Faculty and Students. Its core collection contains approximately 65,000 volumes and 1200 periodical and serial titles. A growing part of the collection is available in electronic form. Many of these resources are available to any one with an Internet connection and a valid University of Illinois Net ID via the Library Gateway.

For in depth research questions please contact one of the BEL Librairians:


  • Becky Smith
    Associate Professor, Head
    Phone: (217) 244-0388
    Service comments, purchase suggestions, gifts, collection development, time series location assistance
  • Carissa Holler
    Assistant Professor, Business & Finance Librarian
    Phone: (217) 333-0169
    GA & reference services coordinator, research consultation, class instruction, collection development
  • Yoo-Seong Song
    Associate Professor, Labor & Employment Relations Librarian
    Phone: (217) 333-8021
    Research consultation, class instruction, collection development