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VNU Library & Information center

Foundation date
VNU Library and Information Center (LIC) was established in on the decision No.66/TCCB dated February 14, 1997 signed by VNU President.
Mission Statement
Collecting, processing, managing and providing information, documentation and library services, meeting VNU’s demands for highly-qualified & international standard training and scientific research
Service Ability
Information Resources
Print collection:
- Textbooks & Monograghs: 700.000 copies (200.000 titles)
- Paper Rubbing/inscription: 2.000 pieces
- Dissertations & Theses: more than 12.000 titles
- Research works: More than 1.800 titles
Electronic Resources
* Databases – with 41.091 journal titles and 14.200 Electronic books, details are as follows:
- The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) – on computing
- IEEE Computer Society Digital Library - on computing and information technology
- Proquest - on various fields including science, education, economy and more than 18.000 dissertation fulltext.
- Elsevier Science Direct Online (SDOL) on Earth Science; organic chemistry; inorganic chemistry; mathematics; business; management; accounting, physics; neuclear power, economy and finance; social sciences, etc...
- Springer link journals on fields of sciences; technology; life science, chemistry; mathematics; physics; economy; management; computing; psychology; etc ....
- Wilson OmniFile Complete on eBridge Platform on applied science and technology; art; biology; business; education; general science, humanities and library science
- eBrary Academic Complete on Science and technology: life science; computing; business; economy; education; law, art; history; linguistics; psychology and religioǹ .
- International Engineering Consortium (IEC): on applied science and information technology; communication; telecommunication, management and economy ...
- SIAM eBooks on mathematics, computing, social sciences and Humanities.
- Springer eBooks copyright collection 2005& 2007: Life Science, Business, Material Science; Chemistry; Earth & Geology Science; Engineering; Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Astronomy; Humanities.
* Set of English LangMaster with 5 courses – 5 levels
* Electronic material built by the Center: 12 textbooks and some bibliographic databases, such as: bibliography of course material for VNU’s training discipline; Ho Chi Minh bibliography; bibliography of dissertation & theses; periodical abstracts & indexes.
Library services
The Center owns 4 public service departments located in different VNU campuses, with total 1.300 seats, providing in-house reading, circulation, interlibrary-loan, Internet searching and accessing, online database searching & information on request
Computing system
High – performance computer system with 10 servers and more than 300 terminals, clients connected to VNU net, Internet 24/24 hours. Computerization is being applied in all activity cycles.
Currently, the management software Virtua is in operation and the electronic library model is being finalized.
Staff: 142
The Board of Managers:
Director:
Nguyễn Hoàng Sơn
Tel: 04.7547602; 04.37546545 (Ext.17)
Vice-Director:
Vũ Thị Kim Anh
Tel: 04.37546545 (Ext. 30)
International Cooperation
LIC has relationship with nearly 100 institutions in the world, including universities, research institutes, national libraries, publishers, such as: Hawaii University library; Harvard Yenching Institute; Berkeley university; University of California; California University Press; Paris VI university; Bonne university; Tokyo university; Kyodo university; Japan Geological Survey Library; Russian Academy Library; National Library of Australia Kangwon National University Library; Seoul National University Library; Peking University; Teipei National University; Thailand National Library; Thammasat University; Chulalongkong University; Singapore National University; Nayang Technology University; Malaysia National University, etc.
LIC also has relationship with foreign organizations located in Hanoi: The British Council; The American Center, US Embassy; The Asia Foundation. Creater & member of AULINO (Asian University Library Network Online) & East Asian University Library Council.
Contact address:
Headquarter
Building C1T – 144 Xuân Thủy St., Cầu Giấy Dist., Hanoi
Telephone: 04. 37546545; 04.37547557
Fax: 04. 37547557; 04. 37547900
The Central Public Service Department
Location:BuildingC1 - 144 XuânThủy, Cầu Giấy, HN
Primary Resources : Technology, Economy, Law, Education Methodology
Tel. 04 - 37546545
The Foreign Languages Public Service Department
Location: No.1, Phạm Văn Đồng Rd., Cầu Giấy, Hanoi
Primary resources: Materials for foreign language studies
Telephone: 04 – 7548037
The Thượng Đình Public Service Department
Location 1: Building E - 336 Nguyễn Trãi, Thanh Xuân, Hanoi
Location 2: Building T5 - 334 Nguyễn Trãi, Thanh Xuân, Hanoi
Tel. 04 - 8583483
Primary Resources: Pure and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities
The Mễ Trì Public Service Department
Location: 182 Lương Thế Vinh, Thanh Xuân, Hanoi
Primary Resources: Pure and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone: 04. 38540195

 

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