1. East Asian Studies

    The East Asian Collection was established more than half a century ago. It supports the university's teaching, learning, and research needs in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean studies and promotes the understanding of East Asia and its cultures.
    Type: Research Guide
  2. Germanic Studies

    All fields of German Studies are covered. In addition Dutch, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian materials are included in the collection.
    Type: Research Guide
  3. Global Studies

    Global Studies is the interdisciplinary study and critical analysis of issues and problems that transcend national boundaries and world areas.
    Type: Research Guide
  4. Bibles and Religion

    Find a wealth of Bibles and religious materials, including early Bibles printed in Greek, in English and in America, or explore the more than 30,000 items in the Mendel Collection at the Lilly Library.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  5. South Asian Studies

    Interdisciplinary research and curriculum support related to South Asia broadly, including India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives.
    Type: Research Guide
  6. Children's Literature

    The Lilly Library’s collection of children’s literature spans centuries and continents, and represents the most notable authors of some of the best-loved works in the genre.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  7. American History

    From the times of Columbus, through the revolution and other wars, and including mid-century key political figures, the American History collection at the Lilly Library offers materials critical to academic research and intriguing to amateur historians.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  8. Medicine and Science

    Works from biology, genetics, chemistry, mathematics, and physics illustrate the history of science. Explore a 1628 description of blood circulation, first editions by Copernicus and Newton, or twentieth-century work on genetic mutation.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  9. Indiana History

    Indiana history materials at the Lilly Library offer many paths for the curious Hoosier, from printed accounts of early visitors to Indiana to letters written by Indiana soldiers during the Civil War to photographs of daily life in the 1920's.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  10. American Literature

    The Lilly Library’s collections of American authors are a principal strength, including notable authors in several genres represented in books, correspondence and manuscripts.
    Type: Research Guide
    Location:
    Lilly Library
  11. Informatics, Computing, & Engineering

    Informatics encompasses subjects including library and information science and computer science, and incorporates specializations in social, medical, musical, and bioinformatics.
    Type: Research Guide
  12. Jewish Studies

    Strengths of the collection include Rabbinical literature and Biblical studies, Late antiquity, Jewish history, Zionism, Jewish philosophy and thought, Jewish Diaspora, Land of Israel history and geography, Holocaust- history, literature and personal narrative documentation and biography, Hebrew literature: Piyyutim, medieval and modern, Arab-Israeli conflict, Hebrew/Israeli language and culture. The Jewish Studies collections are complemented by strong collections in Slavic Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, History and Religion Studies, as well as by rare books and manuscripts in the collections of the Lilly Library.
    Type: Research Guide
  13. Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    Pertains to the study of culture, history, language and social sciences relating to Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Peru, as well as other countries in central America and the Caribbean.
    Type: Research Guide
  14. Latino Studies

    Pertains to the multidisciplinary study of the diverse Latino population of the United States. Examines topics such as diaspora and civil rights.
    Type: Research Guide
  15. Slavic and East European Studies

    IU's Slavic and East European collection is one of the most extensive Slavic and East European collections of North America. The collection is comprehensive covering more than 15 vernacular language publications and is well developed to support PhD researches in many areas. It is much more than a Russia-focused collection. Polish, Czech, Romanian, and Slovenian collections are also very strong.
    Type: Research Guide
  16. European Studies

    Pertains to the history and the social and policy sciences that investigate contemporary political, institutional, sociological, and cultural developments in Europe and the European Union.
    Type: Research Guide
  17. Ethnomusicology

    Ethnomusicology is the interdisciplinary study of all types of music from all cultures.
    Type: Research Guide
  18. Education

    Supports programs in Counseling & Educational Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Instructional Systems Technology, and Language Education. Available in the Education Library, the collection is strong in the following areas: history of education, teaching, elementary and secondary education, school finance, school administration and organization, education of women, education of the gifted and handicapped, and American educational institutions.
    Type: Research Guide
  19. Medicine

    Pertains to the science that studies wellness and disease with an emphasis on cell biology, pharmacology, physiology and biophysics. Research is frequently conducted in the fields of cancer, neural science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology and others.
    Type: Research Guide
  20. Nursing

    This research guide supports the teaching and learning needs of the School of Nursing in Bloomington. It provides access to a wide range of clinical and biomedical tools and resources, along with updates on events and training sessions hosted by the Libraries.
    Type: Research Guide