The UIBE Library was established the same time as when the university was founded in 1954. However, a new library was built in 1987. Covering a floor space of 6,000 sqm with four floors, the UIBE Library has a collection of over 700,000 books, periodicals, and audio-visual and other materials in ten foreign languages, covering topics related to domestic and international business, law, economics, Chinese language and so on. There are also over 940 different types of magazines and newspapers of which 750 are Chinese and 140 are international materials.
The library offers a reference section, lending section, graduate hall, undergraduate hall, domestic and international magazine and newspaper hall, and many reading rooms. There is also a Video and Audio section containing over 2000 reference materials, such as microfiche, CDs, audiocassettes, and the likes for students' use.