The main library of IUPUI campus, IUPUI University Library directly supports the teaching, learning, and research of two colleges and thirteen schools on the campus. IUPUI University Library’s mission is to inform the IUPUI campus and wider community of learners through educational resources, technologies, and expertise; to connect people with resources, services and each other; and to transform the lives of community members by facilitating teaching, learning and research.
The Library is central to the mission of IUPUI, recognized locally, nationally, and internationally as an urban health sciences research university. The Library’s most valuable resource is its staff of 30 tenure-track librarians, 44 part-time and full-time staff, and 54 student employees. Its resources and services help IUPUI’s 30,000 students succeed academically, and the Library’s collections, including 2.3 million print and electronic resources, form the foundation for valuable scholarly research. The Library’s annual operating budget is approximately $10 million.
The Herron Art Library is a full-service branch of IUPUI University Library located in the Herron School of Art and Design, and the University Library of Columbus is a branch of the Library located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) campus. IUPUI University Library frequently partners with the professional school libraries in Medicine, Law, and Dentistry in delivering library services to the campus. The Dean works collaboratively with the deans and directors of libraries across the seven campuses of Indiana University. In addition, the Dean works alongside 18 other Deans and serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Council of Deans and the Academic Deans Group.