Aiso Library provides print and multi-media resources for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. It supports the faculty, students, and staff in carrying out its mission to provide foreign language training to the military community. It supports both the residential training programs and the distance education programs of the DLIFLC. The Library collection contains approximately 115,000 items in 39 separate foreign language collections. In addition to books there are video recordings, newspapers, magazines, journals, and computer software for circulation. All levels of comprehension are covered.
A broad range of subjects is covered in each language. The general collection concentrates on linguistics, language teaching and area studies. The Library has computer workstations with access to the Internet, cable broadcasts, word processing and language software. Full borrowing privileges are extended only to the DLIFLC community. For specific privileges contact the Library. The Library has agreements with other area libraries for reciprocal library use. Command Language Programs can use their post or school libraries for inter-library loans directly to Aiso. The Library is named after John F. Aiso, early founder of the Language School.