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last updated: 10/17/2013

School of Optometry Library

The Optometry Library is a branch of the Indiana University Libraries system. It supports the teaching and research missions of the School of Optometry, the graduate program in vision science, and all vision-related studies at IU. In addition, the library serves as a vision science resource and information center for optometric practitioners and residents of the state of Indiana. The library and its collections may be used by IU students, staff, and faculty and by any resident of Indiana.


Featured e-Book:  Duane's Ophthalmology 2012 See our e-book list and AccessMedicine link for more titles.

Ophthalmology 2012 Edition


For Your Information...

Visionet Searches.  You do not need to log in to search Visionet as long as you enter via one of the links IU provides.  Please contact the Optometry Library Branch Coordinator if you have difficulty accessing this resource. 


PubMed Searches. Use this IU link for the best access as you search. No need to log in unless you would like to create a personal account.


Teaching Server: Optometry Students may access Teaching by going to Start -> run ->\\bl-opt-iuso\Teaching.  You may be asked to log in with your user name and password.


The IUB libraries have access to:

Springer e-books from 2005-2013, Wiley e-books from 2007-2010, Elsevier titles from 2008-2013, RSC e-books 1968-2011 (Scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact books and journals), and numerous eBrary e-books.  

Other Resources

General Information hours, renewals, recalls, collections ...


Dissertation Finder  ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Database

Optometry and Vision Science Sources on Web


Information on CL, ICD-9 Searches

To use your computer/mobile device to perform CL, ICD-9 and other searches follow this link.

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last updated: 10/17/2013