Hebei North University Library
Posted by Lily on June 19th, 2017
Hebei North University Library was founded in 2003. In May 2005 with a total investment of more than 2900 million, the new library officially started construction of a new building of six full-frame structure, the external landscape magnificent interior art facilities, with 2022 reading seats. In September 2009 the library was officially put into use. It was built to high standards with modern library reading rooms, digital learning space, lecture hall and retrieval platform. The library has a weekly opening time 101 hours, electronic literature resources that run 24 hours a day.
The New Library is enabled for literature distribution and staffing. With a re-layout and adjustment of resources under the Ministry of Construction. The flow of the lending department, reading periodicals section, Automation Development Department, Information Department and the General Office are responsible for the entire unified Books Hall of business management and logistical support.
The library has a rich system and a complete collections of resources. With a collection of more than 143 volumes of books published in foreign languagesin order of more than 2100, 1.69 million kinds of electronic books, covering medicine, agronomy, literature, law, science, management , economics and engineering, and other disciplines. In recent years, the library increased efforts to purchase electronic resources. It has included China Academic Journal Full-text Database (CNKI), China's outstanding Bo Master Thesis, Chinese Biomedical Abstracts database (CBMdisc), Kang Western biomedical journal literature database, read show database, Springer electronic journals and other foreign language online digital resources, also has purchased US-digital books, Hebei University Digital Library eBooks and self-built databases and other resources.
In recent years, the school invested more than 100 million yuan for the library automation and network construction, equipped with multiple switches, servers, disk array cabinets and other advanced equipment. It has 350 seats in the digital learning space for teachers and students to use the information on the electronic literature resources online.
The Library attaches great importance to its business contacts and sharing of library resources with other universities, the establishment of a full inter library loan and document transfer relationship requires the basic completion of the school of medicine, teaching and research work required document information security system.
Hebei North University Library will be the scientific development concept as a guide to "Readers first, service education" for the purpose of strengthening basic work and modernization, optimizing collection structure, improving business functions expand and improving the overall level of service for readers. It operates on the basis of existing work from the traditional library to a digital library and strives to build a library rich in resources, quality assurance, management science, the coexistence of a variety of carriers, service functions and meet the research needs of teachers and students.