Research Guides A-Z

Click on a letter to browse research guides alphabetically or enter keywords into the site search box above. View research guides from Lilly Library; the principal rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of Indiana University, Bloomington.

  • Philosophy

    The IU Bloomington Libraries' Philosophy collection supports research and teaching in all branches of philosophy. Historically, emphasis has been placed on Western philosophy (Western Europe, Great Britain, and America); coverage of the philosophy of the Orient, Eastern Europe, and Latin America is limited.

  • Physics

    Resources related to the mathematical and scientific study of matter. Specializations are nuclear and particle physics, theoretical physics, mathematical physics, experimental high energy physics. In recent years research in biophysics, biocomplexity, neutrinos, gravitational physics, astrophysics, condensed matter, and materials supporting the low energy neutron source.

  • Political Science

    Resources related to the study of the processes, principles, and structure of government and of political institutions. Some specific fields are American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Public Policy, Political Philosophy, Theory and Methodology.

  • Psychological and Brain Sciences

    This collection of resources covers the scientific study of mental processes and behavior in humans and other animals. Biology and behavior, clinical science, cognitive science, neuroscience, social psychology, counseling, educational and developmental psychology comprise the major fields of research in this area.

  • Public and Environmental Affairs

    Serving the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), this multidisciplinary subject includes Arts Management and Administration, Environmental Science, Health Administration, Human Resources Management, and Public Affairs and Policy.

  • Public Health

    Resources related to disciplines such as Applied Health Science, Kinesiology, and Recreation and Park Administration that study the wellness and health of humans via safety management, dietetics and nutrition, exercise science, health behavior, human performance and leisure behavior, underwater resource management, sports management and more.