International and Area Studies Department

International & Area Studies

Duke University Libraries’ International & Area Studies (IAS) department supports Duke’s global interdisciplinary research, teaching and outreach initiatives. Librarians with specialized language skills and in-depth knowledge of regional cultures and societies offer a range of services, including:

  • Acquiring materials
  • Giving tours and orientation to the library 
  • Providing library instruction
  • Providing reference consultations
  • Searching for information in more than two dozen languages