Current exhibit - 5th floor Watson Library:
Nobel Laureates in Literature around the Globe
Discover the five display cases on the 5th floor of Watson and view Nobel Literature Laureates from various countries around the world.
IAS Reading Room
Quiet study area
Comfortable and cozy area designated for quiet study, includes a reference desk, laptop arm chairs, loveseat, two large tables, computer work stations, and Japanese Windows program, available upon request.
IAS Service Desk
Among the strengths of the KU Libraries are its outstanding collections of materials from Africa, East Asia, Latin America, Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. For decades the Libraries have partnered with KU International Area Studies programs and language departments to assemble truly unique and diverse international collections that support the teaching and research needs of the University. Expert library staff for each of the areas listed above provides specialized research and instructional services.
International Area Studies office hours
8:00 - 5:00 Monday to Friday
- Targeted research help from librarians who are specialists in their international areas
- Reference desk for assistance with research related questions
- Research instruction courses, specializing in materials published in foreign languages and about international topics
- K-12 Resources and Classroom In-Services
- Library tours in selected languages