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 Online 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.

Ask a Question!

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

 

2019 Spring Session 2 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

 

2019 Summer Session 1 Campus Library Hours:

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

 

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

 

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 www.apastyle.org.

For in-person help with your writing assignments, please visit IAU's writing center.

 

EBSCO + IAU's Online Library

 

EBSCO has now been added to IAU’s Online Library, LIRN! EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. The EBSCO Business Collection has the following portals:

Business Book Summaries. This resource provides concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. They allow business students to keep up with the latest information on sales, marketing, leadership and best practices in the business world.

Business Source Elite. This resource provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. The collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

eBook Business Collection. This resource offers over 15,200 ebook titles to assist in business research and to provide students with a better understanding of general business concepts: marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship, with additional focus on career growth, personal development, communication and networking.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source. With a collection of full-text resources for entrepreneurship and small business research, Entrepreneurial Studies Source also includes videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.

Research Starters – Business. This database provides business students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments. Comprehensive topic summaries help students grasp the broad outlines of a subject, understand real-world applications, critically engage with the topics and locate sources for advanced scholarly research.

Small Business Reference Center. This resource offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

 

Public Libraries

 

With a 5 mile radius of IAU’s campuses there exist 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