Slavic Library

About Us


Slavic Collections, Acquisitions and Cataloging


Slavic Reference Service



The Slavic Reference Service responds to queries in the areas of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. Our queries originate from the University of Illinois, other U.S. institutions, and scholars and researchers around the world. We provide a range of services including:



See this page for the library's current schedule.


Physical Setting

Slavic, East European and Eurasian Collections and Services are located in the International Area Studies Library is on the third floor, on the south side of the main library building, Room 321. This area houses reference materials, current periodicals and newspapers, photocopiers, microform readers and scanners, library catalog terminals, an extensive collection of microform materials and the Slavic Reference Service.  The General Information page includes more history and background about the library and its many collections.


Loan Policies

In order to check out IAS Library materials, all faculty, staff, and students must present a UIUC i-card to the circulation staff. All others must present a barcoded courtesy card, affiliated staff card, or ILCSO school ID card. Loan periods vary according to patron status:

There are no reserve materials shelved in the IAS Library. Materials may be renewed by calling the Library Telephone Center at 333-8400, or by following instructions on the  My Account page.