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Enrollment and Student Academic Information Bulletin


Herman B Wells Library: 10th Street & Jordan Avenue
(812) 855-0100
Text your questions: 812.671.0275

Over three million visits are recorded annually at one of the many IU Libraries destinations:  The iconic Herman B Wells Library, the world-renowned Lilly Library for rare books and manuscripts, the esteemed Cook Music Library, and branch libraries around the Bloomington campus.

Access to extensive subscription-based services, helpful research guides by topic, and digitized materials can be found by starting a search at The Libraries also offer individual accounts to the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times for all students.

In the center of campus, the Wells Library is the largest and most visible library with both quiet and group study areas.  It also holds millions of research books and materials, government documents, current magazines and periodicals, journals, video games and videos.  Inside the Wells Library are two important areas for student support:

Learning Commons
Located on the main floor of the West Tower of the Wells Library, the Learning Commons is a 24/7 technology-infused learning center where students work on class assignments from start to finish. A partnership of the IU Libraries and University Information Technology Services, the LC offers pervasive wireless access, a writing tutorial center, drop-in research consultations, and tech support. The upper floors of the West Tower offer 3D printing and large-format printing as well as both quiet and group study areas.

IU Scholars' Commons
Located on the main floor of the East Tower, the IU Scholars' Commons (SC) is a vibrant, full-service, technology-rich environment supporting scholarly research from curiosity to publication. Drawing experts from across campus, the SC offers services tailored specifically to graduate students and faculty members but welcomes researchers at every academic level. SC Consultation Services focus on research technologies, digital project design, survey research, human subject research, scholarly publishing, copyright issues, and many other areas.

We are your personal search engine. Ask for research help at any campus library, by phone at (812) 855-0100, send a text to 812.671.0275 or use chat at