End of fall 2020 semester

Reduced hours beginning Nov. 22

As the campus pivots to online only instruction, the IU South Bend Libraries will remain available for research and study with reduced hours to faculty, students and staff.

Community users: The IU South Bend Libraries are currently closed to community users, except for pre-arranged appointments for the following areas:

Archives & Special Collections, Government Publications, and production services at the WERC. Community users with Resident/Affiliate library cards may check out library materials and pick them up via our convenient Curbside Delivery service.

On-site services will continue

You will be able to access Zoom Rooms, interlibrary loan, circulation, print collections, curbside delivery, computers and study areas, and production services at the WERC.

Curbside pickup will continue through December 20, 2020.

Research assistance

Contact reference librarians for research assistance through the chat box at Ask us, email or by leaving a message at 574-520-4441.

Hours though December ​ 12

  • Monday – Wednesday, 9 am – 8 pm
  • Thursday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday, 1pm – 5pm

You can also schedule an online research appointment with a librarian who has expertise on your subject.

Wiekamp Educational Resource Commons (WERC)

For questions about the Wiekamp Educational Resource Commons and its collections or production services, visit, call 574-520-4120, or email the WERC.

Online collections

Start your research by searching for resources from online collections. Also check this page for resources with temporary access.

Last reviewed: 11/2020