Library Services


IAU’s campus library exists primarily to serve the scholarly and research needs of our faculty and students. The library contains mainly specialized holdings in subject areas relevant to our course offerings such as business, management, and English.

LIRN Virtual Library

Access millions of resources to support your academic studies. LIRN login details are in your syllabus + IAUonline.

Library Catalog

Explore IAU's Library Catalog, a listing of books found on campus. Though under development, access is available upon request.

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If you have a library related question or request, fill out our Library Inquiry Form. We'll respond as soon as possible.

Textbook List

To succeed in your classes you need the right book! Check out the IAU Textbook List and purchase your textbooks on Amazon.

Textbooks Reserves

We now have textbook reserves for a few courses that students can use while in the campus library.
Check out the textbooks we have below!

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Library Hours By Session


The campus library is located at the IAU Main Campus at 3440 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

Library hours may vary each session due to classes. Regular hours are typically:

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 12 PM

2018 Fall Session 2 Campus Library Hours:

  • Mon, Wed, Fri: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Tue, Thu: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 12 PM


2019 Spring Session 1 Campus Library Hours:

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM | Wed: 9 AM - 1 PM
  • Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 12 PM

Public Libraries


With a 5 mile radius of IAU’s campuses, there exist 2 public libraries. These libraries are open to the public and may be used as ancillary resources. Please find the contact information below.

Libraries located near IAU's main campus:

  1. Pio Pico - Koreatown Branch Library
    694 S. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90005
    (213) 368-7647
  2. Wilshire Branch Library
    149 N. Saint Andrews Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90004
    (323) 957-4550

Libraries located near Garden Grove Satellite Teaching Site:

  1. Garden Grove – Main Library (within walking distance)
    11200 Stanford Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92840
    (714) 530-0711
  2. Garden Grove – Chapman Library
    9182 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92841
    (714) 539-2115
  3. Garden Grove – Tibor Rubin Library
    11962 Bailey St., Garden Grove, CA. 92845
    (714) 897-2594


Textbooks Reserve


We now have textbooks on course reserves for:

Graduate Level: BUS550 / BUS610 / HCA500 / MKT550 / MKT805 / MGT510 / MGT860
Undergraduate Level: ACC100 / BUS100 / BUS400 / GEO100 / MKT400 / MGT320 / REL100 / REL200

For some courses, the library has previous editions available to users.

  • ACC200: 5th (2009)
  • BUS110:11th (2014) and 9th (2010)
  • BUS310: 4th (2009)
  • BUS530: 11th  (2010)
  • BUS540: 7th (2011)

To purchase your textbooks on Amazon, check out the IAU Textbook List to find the right book.


Writing Style and Help


Writing Style: Submissions of coursework at IAU are required to use APA (American Psychological Association) Style. APA offers a basic online tutorial, quick answers on formatting and references, and FAQ to help you understand how to apply APA Style in your writing. To learn more about APA Style, please visit

IAU Writing Help: For in-person help with your writing assignments, please visit IAU writing center.