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Thai nguyen university lrc introduction

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Thai nguyen university lrc introduction

  1. 1. Trung tâm Học liệu Đại học Thái Nguyên THAI NGUYEN UNIVERSITY LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER Your partner for sustainable development
  2. 2. Thai Nguyen Hanoi  Established in 1994 as one of 3 regional, multidisciplinary universities of Vietnam  One of 14 dominant universities  The central hub for training, scientific research and technology transferring in the NMA of Vietnam
  3. 3.  Faculty members  Full and associate professors: 90  Doctors: 250  Masters: 800  Academic programs • Undergraduate: 115 • Master: 39 • PhD: 24  Total students: 78.000  Graduates and post graduates: 5.000  Undergraduates: 73.000
  4. 4. Thai Nguyen University Learning Resource Center • Vietnam LRC Network • Missions & vision • Human resources • Facilities, equipment • Information, learning resources
  5. 5. Vietnam LRC Network Each LRC is a new modern, American style of library & information center that were built thanks to financial support worth of $ 10 million from Atlantic Philanthropies Missions:To support educational and training institutes to better achieve their missions: developing human resources, improving scientific research and promote technology transferring
  6. 6. Grand Opening ceremony : 21st November 2007
  7. 7. Vision 2015 To be the most modern digital library, knowledge and information sharing hub, cooperative training center in Vietnam.
  8. 8. Human Resource Board of Directors Number of Staff: 54  1 Professor, PhD Administration Public & Technical (30 staff) Service Department (22 staff)  13 Masters  25 Bachelors Project AD & (4 ) IS IR Finance (17) (5 ) (17) IT ( 9)
  9. 9. Facilities, equipment • 4-story building, 8000 m2 located at the heat of Thai Nguyen city • 400 PCs with high speed internet connection, wireless access • Modern Auditorium 300 seats, with up-to-date IT equipment • Multimedia classroom with international standards
  10. 10. One of the most modern, beautiful auditorium in Vietnam
  11. 11. One of the most modern, beautiful auditorium in Vietnam
  12. 12. Video conference at LRC
  13. 13. Quiet study areas
  14. 14. Group discussion room AV room
  15. 15. Multimedia classroom
  16. 16. 400 PCs + Wide bandwidth, high speed internet connection
  17. 17. Internet Connection  Equipped with 02 simultaneous internet service to maintain continuous connection: Lease line 2Mb + ADSL 8MB TNU LRC is a Network Operating Center using 45 MB commercial Internet connection provided by VinaRen project
  18. 18. Information & learning resources Book ( Name) Number of copies Text book Journals (name) 28.000 50.000 6.000 220 5 Vietnamese database (1 was built and developed by LRC staff):  1.560 textbooks, 4.000 e-books  300 e-lectures prepared by TNU faculty members  1.120 Master and PhD thesis  9.500 research results, 60.000 scientific article (full text)  Vietnamese Scientific Journals 6 most popular English database: Science Dierect, Proquest central...more than 80% are full-text articles of all subjects, 30 thousand research results, 4.386 e-books…
  19. 19. Online information searching at LRC  2009: 962.100 access to LRC website  In average: 2.072 per day, increasing 3.8 times in comparison with 2008
  20. 20.  2009: 287.000 people came to use LRC facilities and resources  In average: 1.087 per day, increasing 2.1 times in comparison with this numbers in 2008
  21. 21. Proposals • University libraries should be the focal coordinator in developing, promoting OCW • Providing more information sessions for instructors, students to introduce & promote Vietnam openCourseWare program • Implementing a marketing campaign to increase awareness of Vietnam OCW project, its benefits…. • Uploading more educational materials in Vietnamese • Translating good English open courses into Vietnamese
  22. 22. Thank you very much for your attention !

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