Welcome to the Dallas International University Library

Dallas International University is a private non-profit institution. Library services are available for DIU faculty, staff, and current students. Guests are welcome to explore our library in person. Please obtain a guest badge at the visitor’s center.

Click below to search our catalog or explore the extensive digital resources available. Librarians are here to help Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions!

Click to search through resources held by the Dallas International University Library.

Click to search databases for e-resources available beyond the Dallas International Library.

Contact the Library

Please contact us by email below if you have any questions or need library assistance. During COVID-restricted access to campus, librarians are available Monday – Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to reply to your requests.

(972) 708-7416

Library Hours

Summer 2023 Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays


Upcoming Holidays:

Closed May 29th (Memorial Day)

Closed June 19th (Juneteenth)

Closed July 4th (Independence Day)

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Support our Library

You can help us provide the best for our students. The Dallas International University Library subscribes to various linguistic journals. These materials are useful to both faculty and students alike. Your gift would help defray the cost of maintaining these subscriptions.  Subscription prices range from $100 to $1,000


Meet our Library Staff

Click to learn more about the faces you see everyday at the library.

“The Dallas International librarians work hard to keep the collection up to date with new resources on the latest language & culture-related theories and research. As a student exploring the stacks during study breaks, it was also fun to stumble upon hidden gems of linguistic history.”

Emma C. ’06


Tip of the Month

Library Tip #7 Ethnologue Maps

The library’s subscription to the Ethnologue includes Country language maps. Go to Countries tab. Select your country. Then click on Maps tab. Click on thumbnail of map to see page-size map. Print or right-click on map to Save Image As. Note: clicking on Maps within a particular language will give you a non-access note.

The Ethnologue website is also available without page/usage limitations in 2 other cases off campus.

  1. Logging into the site with an SIL email address.
  2. Logging in from a developing country.