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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