AIT Information Resource Center

The AIT Information Resource Center (IRC) provides an extensive open-stack collection of current materials about the United States. Most of the materials in the collection cover the U.S. society and culture, history, arts and literature, economics, education, government and politics.

Our reference librarians can assist you in responding to your inquiries about the U.S.  For reference inquiries, please contact us by phone at (02) 2723-3959, by e-mail:, or ask your question via the online reference form on our website.

Online Reference Form


We provide timely information on key topics via the internet. Our electronic publications include:

  • FOCUS: Article Alert
    A monthly collection of important documents in U.S.-Taiwan relations and other recent information from the U.S. about the environment, economy, arts, society, culture, and government.
  • Electronic Information Service (EIS)
    Articles and abstracts with the U.S. Government perspective on current issues, including: Global Issues, Environment and Energy, Economics and Trade, U.S. Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy and International Relations, U.S. Society and Culture.

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American Classrooms are designed specifically for university and high school students and are conducted at the American Center or at the requesting school.  Please click here for more details about American Classrooms.

Orientation tours are conducted by our staff. Please call in advance to schedule a special orientation program for groups.

Service Hours

The Information Resource Center is open to the public. If you have any question, please contact us by phone at (02) 2723-3959, or by email: Our Service Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, except for Taiwan/US holidays.