Find the Resources You Need

Hoosiers with disabilities, their families, and those who work with and for them need access to disability-related information and resources. The Library at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community strives to be the primary disability library for residents of the state of Indiana by providing access to appropriate, quality materials and services. We offer more than 6,000 books, kits, and DVDs about disabilities across the lifespan that are available to borrow by anyone in Indiana. Regardless of where you live, we will lend our materials to you through the mail or to help answer your disability-related questions.

How It Works

Wondering how you can use the Library when you aren't located in Bloomington? Click on the button below to search our collection of books, videos, and kits. When you find something you'd like to borrow, send us an email or give us a call to request it. We'll set up a borrower's account for you, mail the material out at our expense, and ask that you return it within four weeks at your expense.


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Contact Us

Call 812-855-9396 or 800-437-7924 (in Indiana); or email at

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The Library at the Indiana Institute will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance on Martin Luther King, Jr Day. We will re-open at 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 21st.

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A Closer Look at the Library

SLP Assessments

The Library has a collection of standardized speech-language pathology assessments that certified SLPs in Indiana may borrow. Give us a call or send us an email when you're ready to request a test or to find out more about these standardized tests.

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Topic Guides

Looking for a way to browse by topic? The Library has developed more than 40 guides to assist our patrons with information about the most popular topics in our collection. Guides include Behavior Supports, Employment, Families, School Inclusion and more.

Browse the collection by topic

What's New

Wondering what's new in the Library? Each week, we'll highlight a few new titles that have been received and placed in the collection. Take a quick peek at these new titles then give us a call, send an email, or come visit us to check them out.

Find new items on the shelf

Our Call Numbers

Our classification system to manage the placement of library materials on the shelf is entirely unique. Created by the first Librarian at the Indiana Institute, this distinctive system grows and changes to fit our needs.

Review the classification system

Circulation Policy

Wondering how long you can keep our Library materials or how to return them? Our circulation policy has these answers and more.

Learn more about our policy

Make a Suggestion

Couldn't find what you were looking for in the Library? Give us a call or send us an email to make a suggestion. We're happy to consider purchasing any newer titles you'd like to see in our library.

IIDC Publications E-store

Looking for our e-store? The Institute has shifted focus away from self-publishing the work of our researchers toward publishing with more conventional means. If you have questions, please contact our Library.