The IU Bloomington Libraries are one of the leading academic research library systems in North America, providing strong collections, quality service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies.
The Bloomington campus library holdings include more than 6 million bound volumes and more than 17 million other materials, including manuscripts, maps, music, microforms, and films. The IU Bloomington Libraries comprise the Main Library (which houses collections in the humanities and social sciences), subject-specific campus libraries, and other units such as the Wylie House Museum and University Archives.
The web sites of statistical agencies of countries may contain data, reports, statistical yearbooks, press releases, methodological guides, and other information of continuing interest to social scientists and historians. Approximately 150 web sites from Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Eurasia, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Oceania, Russia and Eastern Europe, South Asia, and Southeast Asia are included.