The Information Resource Center (IRC)

The Information Resource Center (IRC) is a special reference collection and research service that is equipped with the latest on-line data bases. The IRC offers information about American government and institutions, legislative developments, foreign and domestic policies, and social, economic, political and security issues.

The IRC Resources

  • Reference books collection
  • eLibraryUSA
  • IIP Publications

Requesting Services

Serious researchers with a professional interest in the United States can visit the IRC and use assorted data bases by appointment only. The IRC provides information and reference services primarily by e-mail. Requests sent by e-mail should include the name, institution, phone, and e-mail address of the requestor plus a clear description of the specific information requested.

Requests by e-mail can be sent at any time to the IRC e-mail address:

Access to the IRC is by appointment only. Working hours are 10:00 to 16:00, Monday through Friday. The IRC is closed on American and local holidays.

All services are free of charge.