International and Area Studies Library

International and Area Studies LibraryThe International and Area Studies Library opened Fall 2011 in 321 Main Library, with additional offices and a seminar room in 325 Main Library. This unit brings together the following disciplines: Asian, Africana, and Slavic & East European libraries, as well as Library service programs in Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Global Studies, European Union Studies, and related areas. 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, 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.