- Visit International and Area Studies Library website
- See the International and Area Studies Library on Google Maps
- 1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL, Room 321
- (217) 333-1501
- Contact IAS Librarians
The International and Area Studies Library opened Fall 2011 in 321 Main Library. This unit brings together the following collections: Africana, and Slavic & East European libraries, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Global Studies, European Union Studies, South Asian Studies, Middle East and North African Studies, Korean Studies, Chinese Studies, and Japanese Studies. The IAS Library is the Library’s gateway to information and scholarship related to area, international, and global studies, connecting students and scholars to the knowledge crucial to developing global competencies through the study of distinct nations and regions, languages as well as transnational issues and global concerns. Part of the IAS Library mission is to enhance opportunities for collaboration and coordination among the Library’s area and international studies specialists and provide a single, physical service point and Web presence for Library users whose needs span multiple regions of the world.