Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation

Information Resource Center (IRC)

State Dept. Photo

Click here for more photos.

If you need information about the United States, you have come to the right place!

The Information Resource Center is part of the Public Affairs Section and is the U.S. Embassy’s public library and outreach center.

We have books, films and documentaries, magazines and research databases – all about the United States. Click here to access the IRC's Catalog.

Information Resource Center membership is free. Patrons are required to complete a Registration Form (doc: 36 KB) with a photo attached, and send to or

To pick up your new card, please bring a form of valid photo identification (Passport, Driver's Permit, National Identification Card, or student card) to the Information Resource Center located in the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh.

What you can do with an IRC membership card:

  • Check out books, CDs, DVDs, kindles, and Playaways
  • Get an eLibraryUSA account
  • Get invited to join events organized by IRC.
  • Receive useful research materials and information on the U.S. Embassy's exchange programs

Time of Operation

  • Visitors Walk-in Hours: Monday - Friday*
    08:30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
    13:30 p.m. - 16:30 p.m.
  • Telephone Enquiries: Monday - Friday*
    08:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
    Phone: (855-23) 728-256/728-286
    Fax: (885-23) 728-800

* Except public holidays

Books, CDs, DVDs Periodicals

Computer science, information & general works (វិទ្យាសាស្ត្រកំព្យូទ័រ និងពត៌មាន)

Philosophy and psychology (ទស្សនវិទ្យា និងចិត្តវិទ្យា)

Religion (សាសនា)

Social sciences (វិទ្យាសាស្ត្រសង្គម)

Language (ភាសា)

Science (វិទ្យាសាស្ត្រ)

Technology (បច្ចេកវិទ្យា)

Arts & recreation (សិល្បៈ និងការកំសាន្ត)

Literature (អក្សរសិល្ប៍)

History & geography (ប្រវត្តិសាស្ត្រ និងភូមិសាស្ត្រ) 

  1. American Heritage
  2. American School & University
  3. Architectural Record
  4. bloomberg businessweek
  5. Congressional Digest
  6. English Teaching Forum
  7. Fast Company
  8. Foreign Affairs
  9. Foreign Policy
  10. Landscape Architecture Magazine
  11. Language Magazine
  12. National Geographic
  13. National History
  14. Natural Health
  15. Popular Mechanics
  16. Scientific American
  17. Sport Illustrated
  18. State Magazine
  19. The Economist
  20. The New England Journal of Medicine
  21. Time