The mission of the Public Health Library is to support the School of Public Health in meeting the teaching, research, and service commitments of Indiana University. The Public Health Library's primary role is embodied in three components of the mission: a partner in teaching and research, information transfer, and a repository of intellectual record.

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Public Health Library

Today's Hours

8:00am - 9:00pm See all


  • Building Access Use the ground floor loading dock on the west side of the building (facing the tennis courts). Access is also available from the first floor by taking the elevator on the east side of the building, next to the Dance Studio. Go down to the ground level, exit to the right, and pass through double doors. The library is on the left. Building Access
  • ScanningThree scanners available. Those using the scanner have priority. Scanning
  • Food ServicePayment by Campus Access Card Food Service
  • Reserve ServicesReserve items are due in two hours unless otherwise noted on the item. Reserve Services
  • Group Study Space3 group study tables are available. Group Study Space
  • Quiet Study Space4 individual study desks located at the rear of the stacks. Quiet Study Space
  • PrintingBlack & white page prints with print release stations. Printing
  • Computer Workstations17 workstations, 2 print release stations and 3 scanners. Computer Workstations

Contact Info

Public Health 029
1025 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Jian Liu
Jian Liu - Head, Public Health Library and Head, Sciences
(812) 855-4420