The IUB Libraries’ mission is “To support and strengthen teaching, learning and research by providing the collections, services, and environments that lead to intellectual discovery.” Use this guide as an introduction to your Library’s basic services and resources.
Click on the tabs above to learn
- How the IU Libraries system is organized
- What services are provided
- About the information resources available
- How to start your research
Much information is online or in books, but it usually helps to talk to someone.
Take a workshop.
Meet your subject librarian. Click on the subject then see the Librarian’s contact information on the left of the subject page.
The IUB Libraries' Web Page
Library information resources and services, contact information, policies and much more have been gathered in one place on the IUB Libraries' Web Page.
Use the search box at the top of the page, or follow links to learn about resources and services.
Results are presented in broad categories, be sure to wait until the page is completely populated.
You will always see a link to Ask-a-Librarian information.
The IUB Libraries
The IUB Libraries is a system of libraries, and each library has a specific subject focus and provides access to a variety of information formats. One way to get started is to become familiar with the library for your specific research area:
- Archives of African American Music & Culture
- Archives of Traditional Music
- Black Film Center/Archive
- Business/SPEA Information Commons - Library Hours
- Chemistry Library - Library Hours
- Education Library - Library Hours
- Fine Arts Library - Library Hours
- Geosciences Library - Library Hours
- GLBT Library
- Herman B Wells Library - Library Hours
- Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Center for Disability Information and Referral (CeDIR)
- Indiana Prevention Resource Center Library
- Indiana University Libraries Film Archive - Library Hours
- Kinsey Institute Library
- Law Library
- Life Sciences Library - Library Hours
- Lilly Library (Rare books and manuscripts) - Library Hours
- Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library - Library Hours
- Office of University Archives and Records Management - Library Hours
- Optometry Library - Library Hours
- Public Health Library (Formerly HPER Library) - Library Hours
- RPS Libraries
- Swain Hall Library - Library Hours
- Weil Journalism Library
- William & Gayle Cook Music Library - Library Hours
- Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis
- Wylie House Museum - Library Hours
About This Guide
Use this guide for an overview of the IU Bloomington Libraries' resources and services. Learn how the IUB Libraries are organized and how to start your research. The guide focuses on those resources and services that support the research efforts of graduate students and faculty.
IU Libraries Survival Guide
Created in 2008 and still a fun read :