About Us

We are located on the 2nd floor of the East Tower of the Wells Library. We have Federal and State government information and the largest collections of maps and microforms on campus. We are open the same hours as the rest of the East Tower. We also provide classes with tours, demonstrations, and instructional presentations.

Note: Please check IUCat to confirm the location of microfilm at least 24 hours prior to your visit in case you need to request microfilm from the ALF. For questions, e-mail libgimms@indiana.edu.

Microform Consultation Open Hours

This summer, every Friday from 2-4 pm, feel free to drop by for a consultation on how you can use microforms in the classroom, as a part of your own research, or whatever you'd like to discuss! A member of our staff will be availble for you.

Government Information Maps and GIS Services Microforms Button

Popular Resources

Voting InformationIndiana NewspapersSanborn MapsGIMMS's Research GuidesStatistical ResourcesProQuest CongressionalProQuest Statistical


  • ScanningFlatbed scanners Scanning
  • Nursing Mothers/Lactation RoomAsk at GIMMS Service Desk for door key and location. Refrigerator and Medela Lactina Select Pump available. Nursing Mothers/Lactation Room
  • PrintingBlack and white printing only Printing
  • Computer WorkstationsComputers available to IU affiliates and all U.S. citizens according to Federal Depository regulations. Computer Workstations
  • TechnologyMicroformat viewers and scanners. Assistance is always available. Technology
  • Quiet Study SpaceGIMMS is a low-talking area. No groups, please. Quiet Study Space

Contact Info

Wells Library 250B
1320 East Tenth Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Emily Alford
Emily Alford - Head of Government Information, Maps and Microform Services, Assistant Librarian
(812) 855-8155

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