The William Tell Coleman Library houses both print and digital collections that supports teaching and research at the Middlebury Institute.

Print Collections

The library has more than 100,000 volumes and 400 print periodical subscriptions. One third of the collection is in languages other than English. Subject areas include

  • Bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries
  • International business
  • Language teaching
  • International environmental issues
  • Nonproliferation
  • International development and human rights

The library purchases books and maintains print and online subscriptions in support of the MIIS curriculum in international business, international policy and development, language teaching and translation and interpretation. The Library’s DVD collection focuses on international documentaries and foreign language films.

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Collection Development Policy

Online Collections

Use our online databases, ejournal and ebook packages to find citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from academic journals, magazines, newspapers and books; company reports and profiles; statistics; and country profiles. These subscription databases and epackages are available to current students, faculty, and staff.

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On Reserve

The library maintains a reserve collection that supports current instruction and research.

Print Reserves

Print materials are placed on reserve at the request of faculty and removed at the end of each academic semester. The library does not purchase current required textbooks for its collection, but faculty can place a personal copy of a required textbook on reserve. Books, articles and other reserve materials are located at the circulation desk. Loan periods are set by instructors as 3, 24, or 72 hours. Search print reserve listings.

Electronic Reserves

Article and book chapter readings are placed on electronic reserve for individual courses and may be accessed by students enrolled in the course, as well as the instructor. All e-reserve readings are password protected. The library strictly adheres to U.S. copyright law in the maintenance of and access to the ereserve collection. Search electronic reserve listings.