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IUPUI Libraries


University Library

The IUPUI University Library is central Indiana's premier academic research library designed to serve the needs of the electronic age.

In addition to holdings of more than 650,000 volumes, subscriptions to 4,000 plus periodicals and journals, and a full range of reference materials, the library hosts more than 250 public computer stations that provide access to campus electronic resources, the catalog systems of regional academic libraries, and the Internet.

The library also houses 1,700 study spaces, group study rooms, computer and general classrooms, meeting rooms, and a 100-seat multimedia auditorium.
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Herron School of Art Library

Located in Eskenazi Hall, the Herron School of Art Library is central Indiana's primary lending library for the study of contemporary art and art history.

Its primary collection focus is on resources which concern contemporary art and artists. The Herron Art Library maintains Special Collections materials such as artists books by significant contemporary artists namely, Jenny Holzer and Julie Chen; a bookbinding collection; vertical files on local artists and arts organizations; as well as a significant Visual Resource Collection which includes over 140,000 slides, and 1200 videos.
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School of Dentistry Library

Located in the Dental School at 1121 West Michigan Street, the IU School of Dentistry library serves as a source of dental health information for IU School of Dentistry alumni, Indiana citizens and other dental health professionals The library holds over 57,000 volumes on dentistry, as well as, the basic sciences and selected medical specialties. It has subscriptions to nearly 600 current print journal titles. Its collection of over 26,000 books and 31,000 bound journal volumes date back to the mid-1800s and are international in scope.
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Ruth Lilly Law Library

Located in Inlow Hall at the corner of New York and West streets, the Ruth Lilly Law Library is one of the largest legal research libraries in the United States, housing a collection of over 475,000 volumes (in hard copy, microform, cassettes, and other non-book media). Library holdings emphasize Anglo-American and international law materials, with modest collections for comparative law and some foreign jurisdictions.

The library collection includes virtually complete holdings of federal statutory and case materials; attorney general reports and opinions; federal, regional, and state digests; all published state encyclopedias; bar association reports and proceedings; and the standard sets of encyclopedias, annotated cases, and citators. Extensive collections of legal periodicals, law and law-related treatises and textbooks, specialized law report sets, multivolume practice sets, and jury instructions complement the primary holdings.
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Ruth Lilly Medical Library

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library is located at 975 West Walnut Street in the Medical Research building. The Library collection focuses on authoritative literature in biomedical research and clinical practice. Established in 1908, the Ruth Lilly Medical Library contains more than 245,000 volumes, with current subscriptions to approximately 1900 journals.
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