The University provides its students with
a wealth of research material just a click
or brief search away. With access to a worldwide
union catalog created and maintained collectively
by more than 9,000 member institutions, AIU
students are assured an excellent research
tool for their study programs.
The AIU Online Library contains 108 million
quality records, over 29,000 e-books, dozens
of databases and more than 15.9 million
full-text and full-image articles. Accessing
over 60 databases and 2393 periodicals in
full text (some
of the available periodicals) you will
be sure to find the information you need
for your research project or assignment.
AIU online Library holdings are constantly
being updated. A new record is added very
10 seconds ensuring the research material
available is at the cutting edge and keeping
up our rapidly changing world.
The available resources span thousands
of years and nearly every form of human
expression. Records exist for everything
from stone tablets to electronic books,
wax recordings to MP3s, DVDs and Web sites.
Whether an item is physical or digitally
preserved, popular or one-of-a-kind, the
integrity of its record is maintained by
the input of cataloging members. Users will
discover that many records are enriched
with cover art, tables of contents, reviews,
excerpts and other descriptive information.
Records typically have library holdings
information attached. Users can quickly
evaluate relevance, decide if it's the correct
resource and see where they can access it.