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Library Research Guides

Detroit Center: Getting Started

Provides links to UM Library and related resources relevant to the work of the diverse Detroit Center projects and programs.


Welcome to the Research Guide for the University of Michigan's Detroit Center.

UM Library at the Detroit Center

The UM Library’s Detroit Center program was created in response to the University’s effort to help the city of Detroit’s recovery and resurgence. The Library is dedicated to offering collaborative assistance in support of the Detroit Center partners’ research, teaching and service efforts in Detroit.

Activities include providing in-depth research consultation, reference assistance, and instruction in the efficient and effective use of information as well as offering: Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Numeric Data services, grant-seeking assistance, and more

Relevant Resources

Library Resources & Services

Library Contact

Alexandra Rivera
Office Address: 2178 Shapiro Library

Phone: (734) 764-7037