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Information Center - Library 01-09-2015

Website: lib.iuh.edu.vn

Official name: TRUNG TÂM THÔNG TIN - THƯ VIỆN
English name: Information Center - Library

Contact Information

- Address: 12 Nguyen Van Bao Street - Ward 4 - Go Vap District - Ho Chi Minh City.
- Tel: (08) 38 940 390 - ext: 130. Fax: (08) 38946268
- Website/Portal: http://lib.iuh.edu.vn
- Email: thuvien@iuh.edu.

General Introduction

Information Center – Library, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City is an administrative unit owned by Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, established according to Decision No.158/QĐ-TCHC dated 07/08/2000 and officially operated since 05/09/2000.

Total area of Information Center – Library, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City for use is 8,898m2 with 3.000 occupancies, 340 internet connected computers for students, lecturers and many station computers to search for information in reading rooms.

Operations aim at organizing, exploring, storing and providing data information in science, technology, economics, society, humanity, etc for scientific research and training of more than 1,200 staff, lecturers and nearly 35,000 students at college, university and postgraduate level in 03 facilities of the university.

Functions – Mission

Functions

  • Study and apply achievements of advanced science, technology and information systems to information – data work and libraries;
  • Co-operate and connect domestically and globally to develop information –library system;
  • Organize and manage staff, properties, products and services of information – library system at Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City.

Mission

  • Information Center – Library is responsible for organization, management, supplement, collection and storage of books, newspapers, magazines, tapes, discs, electronic materials, essays, dissertations at the university, publications and other archives; instruction and protection of author rights of documents managed by Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City;
  • Supplement and development of domestic and foreign information resources;
  • Technical treatment and organization, information processing, arrangement, storage, preservation and management of materials and information resources;
  • Serve and direct staff, lecturers and students of the univeristy to explore, find out and use information resources conveniently and effectively;
  • Closely co-operate with departments, faculties, institutes and centers of the university to complete assigned tasks well;
  • Make a training plan to improve professional qualifications, foreign languages, information and technology for librarians;
  • Organize and manage specialists and employees of Information Center – Library in line with qualification and capability of each individual;
  • Organize and manage the entire facility, instruments and materials of Information Center – Library;
  • Make cooperation relationship with domestic and foreign libraries and information centers to exchange materials, professional experience;
  • Make monthly, semester and annual reports on operation status to the School Board and unscheduled reports if required by the School Board, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Education and Training, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism;
  • Manage Traditional and Research Department;
  • Direct professionally to 02 libraries: in Thanh Hoa Branch and Quang Ngai Campus under Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City;
  • The library coordinates with the Office of Student Affairs to print and issue new student cards annually;
  • Peform other tasks assigned by the Principal.

Information Resources

- Printed books in the library: 214,491 books. In which: 138,391 books in Ho Chi Minh City; 43, 017 books in Thanh Hoa Province; 33,083 books in Quang Ngai Province;
- VCD, DVD discs: 5,057 discs;
- Electronic materials stored in the library and accessed online: 26,500 materials;
- Excerpts of newspapers, magazines: 40,000 excerpts;
- Titles of newspapers, magazines: 350 titles;
- The library bought access to 03 databases of online electronic materials:

+ ProQuest Database (in English) with more than 20,000 materials;
+ IGroup Database (in English): 13,761 materials;
+ Full-text Database on Vietnamese Science & Technology: 150,000 materials;

- Links to share electronic materials among 04 learning resource centers:

+ Learning Resource Center at Can Tho University;
+ Central Library at Ho Chi Minh National University;
+ Library at Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Education;
+ Information Center – Library at Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City.

Information services

- Internet wifi;
- Online questions/answers;
- Multimedia services;
- Reference service;
- Material circulation;
- Learning in groups and talkshows;
- Inter-library borrows.

Staff 

Ho Chi Minh Library: 32 people; Quang Ngai Campus Library: 04 people; Thanh Hoa Branch Library: 10 people, in which:

- Post-graduate: 06 
- University: 26
- College: 02
- Intermediate: 04
- Others: 08

Development orientation

Development strategy of Information Center – Library under Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City is becoming a modern electronic Information and Data Center. 
In the short-term, the Library will continously develop paper and electronic resources, promoting information activities, expanding connection to exchange other partners, effectively exploring modern equipment to serve demands on scientific research, education and study of staff, lecturers and students at Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City in particular and step by step, reaching out to meet data and information needs for others.