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Indiana University Bloomington
Area Studies Department
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Area Studies Department
OUR MISSION:
To support and strengthen teaching, learning, and research by providing the collections, services, and environments that lead
to intellectual discovery. As area studies specialists, we strive to make specialized, individual connections between
researchers, students, and library collections and services.
WHO WE ARE:
Marion Frank-Wilson, Librarian for African Studies
Luis González, Librarian for Latin American, Spanish & Portuguese, and Latino Studies
Wookjin Cheun, Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies
Wen-ling Liu, Librarian for East Asian Studies
Akram Khabibullaev, Librarian for Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Central Eurasian Studies
Noa Wahrman, Librarian for Jewish Studies
Andrea Singer, Librarian for India and Tibetan Studies
Aleksandrina Penkova Pratt, Senior Collections Reference Assistant (to Cheun)
Caroline Pynes, Senior Collections Reference Assistant (to Gonzalez)
Todd Ramlo, Senior Collections Reference Assistant (to Khabibullaev and Frank-Wilson)
WHAT WE DO:
Build the Library’s collections We are responsible for selecting library materials on and about Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe,
Latin America, and the Middle East. We actively seek input from faculty and students. You are invited to recommend an item
for purchase or contact the librarian responsible for your subject to discuss collections.
Provide reference and research consultation Area Studies Librarians are available to meet with you for in-depth reference
and research consultations. You may contact Subject and Area Studies librarians by e-mail, telephone, or visiting our offices
and web pages.
Teach students how to do research We provide library learning experiences tailored to specific IUB undergraduate and
graduate courses. We work with instructors to gather relevant resources and introduce students to appropriate research
methods. See Class Web Pages for examples of resources for course-specific library instruction.
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African Studies
Central Eurasian Studies
East Asian Studies
India Studies
Jewish Studies
Latin American, Iberian and
Caribbean Studies
Middle Eastern and Islamic
Studies
Slavic and East European
Studies
Tibetan Studies
Department Head: Marion
Frank-Wilson
Location: Herman B Wells
Library E660
Bloomington, IN 47405
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last updated: 5/3/2011
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