Tongji University Library Presentation, 7/20/09

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Representatives from Tongji University Library gave a presentation to the UNCG University Libraries' staff on 7/20/2009.

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Tongji University Library Presentation, 7/20/09

  1. 1. BETTER SERVICE, BETTER LIBRARY -- TONGJI UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Shen Jinhua Tongji University Library 07/30/09
  2. 2. Conent <ul><li>Introduction of Tongji University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Service and Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Present condition of the academic libraries in China </li></ul>07/30/09
  3. 3. Conent <ul><li>Introduction of Tongji University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Service and Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Present condition of the academic libraries in China </li></ul>07/30/09
  4. 4. 1. The Introduction of Tongji University Library <ul><li>Background : Tongji University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in1907. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive university, offers a wide range of programs in science, engineering, medicine, arts, law, economics and management. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Famous for its civil engineering, Architecture and urban planning, automotive engineering, life science, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty: 6187 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total students: over 55000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of “211” Program and “985” Program in China </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  5. 5. 1. Introduction of Tongji University Library 07/30/09 (from Annual Report 2008 of Tongji University Library) Basic Statistical Data 4 campus libraries main library in Siping Road campus, the branch library of Huxi campus, Hubei campus and Jiading campus. area/seats 73885 M 2 / 7393 Readers/Academic Staff/Library Staff 55081/6187/221 Electronic terminal More than 300 College Library 27 Print Volumes More than 3.7 million E-periodicals Titles 30,112 Networked electronic resources More than 2,827,000 Use of collections Books and other items checked out 102.9326 million Library gateway access 2634738
  6. 6. 1. The Introduction of Tongji University Library <ul><li>Institute Member of IFLA </li></ul><ul><li>Member of Calis (China Academic Library and Information System) </li></ul><ul><li>Member of Shanghai Information Resource Network . </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bridge To Asia ” Foundation Shanghai book receiving center </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation with Vining Library in West Virginia Tech, U. S. A. </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation with Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Joined the Shanghai Central Library in 2004 </li></ul>07/30/09
  7. 7. Conent <ul><li>Introduction of Tongji University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Service and Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Present condition of the academic libraries in China </li></ul>07/30/09
  8. 8. 2. Service and Administration <ul><li>Routine services: circulation, reading, interlibrary-loan, reference service, etc </li></ul>07/30/09
  9. 9. 2. Service and Administration <ul><li>Mission of the library : Service Supreme </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational values : </li></ul><ul><li>People oriented </li></ul><ul><li>User-centered Idea </li></ul><ul><li>Special services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Services for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services for research staffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainings for librarians </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for research staffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainings for librarians </li></ul></ul>2. Special Service and Administration 07/30/09 Services
  11. 11. 2. Special Service and Administration <ul><li>For students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures and reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibitions and collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readers’ training and information courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibition of works by teachers and graduates of Tongji University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject reading rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive activities </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  12. 12. A. Services for students <ul><li>lectures and reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture Room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inviting scholars to provide lectures on various disciplines, focusing on philosophy, ethnics, literature and arts, movies and TV dramas, spirits of Tongji university and etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  13. 13. <ul><li>Lecture Room </li></ul>07/30/09
  14. 14. <ul><li>Lecture room </li></ul>07/30/09
  15. 15. A. Services for students <ul><li>Exhibitions and Collections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph on reading enjoyment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Painting on china </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing China </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imagining the western China </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ink and wash painting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph and painting exhibition of library staffs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  16. 16. A. Services for students <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph and painting exhibition about reading enjoyment. </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  17. 17. A. Services for students <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Painting on china exhibition of students in college of architecture and urban planning </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  18. 18. A. Service for readers <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph exhibition of “Developing China” </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  19. 19. A. Services for students <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph exhibition of “ Imagining the Western China” </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  20. 20. A. Services for students <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ink and wash painting exhibition </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  21. 21. A. Services for students <ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph and painting exhibition of library staffs. </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  22. 22. A. Services for students <ul><li>Exhibitions and Collections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colorful Traditional Opera in China. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colorful National Dance in China. </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  23. 23. <ul><li>Colorful Traditional Opera in China </li></ul>07/30/09
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  25. 25. <ul><li>Colorful National Dance in China </li></ul>07/30/09
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  27. 27. A. Service for readers <ul><ul><ul><li>100 years of Chinese cinema </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classic movie week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science fiction movies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detective movies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biographical Films </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  28. 28. A. Services for students <ul><li>Education for Readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library orientation courses for freshmen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Document and information searching courses for all students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures on the guide of library resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-course on the website of library </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  29. 29. A. Services for students <ul><li>Exhibition of works by teachers and graduates of Tongji University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>one of the most important exhibitions for the centenary celebration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more than 4,500 kinds works collected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>over 20,000 visitors </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
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  31. 31. A. Service for readers <ul><li>Automotive Engineering Reading Room </li></ul><ul><li>Information Center of Urban Development Research. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Reading Rooms </li></ul>07/30/09
  32. 32. A. Services for students <ul><li>Interactive activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essay-writing and creative multimedia competition. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cases: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ library in my mind” photograph competition. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ reader star” selected. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Living library </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  33. 33. <ul><ul><li>Services for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services for research staffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainings for librarians </li></ul></ul>2.Service and Administration 07/30/09
  34. 34. <ul><ul><li>Subject librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject portals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensive study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty’s academic homepage </li></ul></ul>07/30/09 <ul><ul><li>B. Services for research staffs </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. B. Service for disciplinary fields <ul><ul><li>Subject librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject librarians should have subject background and familiar with document resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibility: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good communication with experts and teachers, collect their demands for resources regularly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide and collect the purchasing recommendation information, fulfill the subscription suggestion. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publicity and promotion of new document information recourses and services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out the plan for purchasing foreign original books. </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  36. 36. B. Service for disciplinary fields <ul><ul><li>Subject portals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrate the relevant resources and services to meet the research demands of faculty. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automobile industry information service platform. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical and life science subject service platform. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portals of construction information. </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  37. 37. B. Service for disciplinary fields <ul><ul><li>Intensive study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging in the earthquake project and responsible for the document survey, reference database construcion, and information analysis, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using document metrology methods to study the developmental tendency of the research fields. </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  38. 38. B. Service for disciplinary fields <ul><li>Faculty’s academic homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Make academic homepages for experts and members of Chinese academy of science and engineering. </li></ul>07/30/09
  39. 39. <ul><ul><li>Services for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services for research staffs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainings for librarians </li></ul></ul>2.Service and Administration 07/30/09
  40. 40. C. Librarian training <ul><ul><li>Training and lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research projects in our library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjective reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminars hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial assistance for the professional training and on-job post graduate program. </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  41. 41. C. Librarian training <ul><li>Training and lecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All staffs: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ABC’s of the library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The developmental tendency of the university library. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ 100 English sentences commonly used in library” training for all library staffs. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key librarians: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic activities hosted by Shanghai library. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directors of all departments: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Administration ideas of the library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overseas Exchange Programs </li></ul></ul></ul>07/30/09
  42. 42. C. Librarian training <ul><li>Research project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up a research foundation in the library to encourage the librarians’ research. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2004-2009, 75 initiated projects, and 28 projects have been accepted. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content : investigation and analysis, practical system development, and theory study etc. </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  43. 43. C. Librarian training <ul><ul><ul><li>Academic reports given by experts and scholars. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Hosting seminars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ University Librarian Forum” from main land, Macao, Taiwan and Hong Kong. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminar on the architecture and space design of library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Librarian Annual Meeting of Eastern China University Libraries. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional library knowledge training for the non-professional librarian. </li></ul><ul><li>On-job postgraduate training. </li></ul>07/30/09
  44. 44. Conent <ul><li>Introduction of Tongji University Library </li></ul><ul><li>Service and Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Present condition of the academic libraries in china </li></ul>07/30/09
  45. 45. 3. Present condition of university libraries in china <ul><li>Spaces and equipments: new campus, new library </li></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase the proportion of the E-recourses(1/3-1/4-1/5) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional difference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remarkable difference between eastern and western university libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For instance: physical features, personnel and finance difference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fund, space, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes of information acquisition behaviors </li></ul></ul>07/30/09
  46. 46. <ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 086 021 65982735 </li></ul>Thank you! 07/30/09

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