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1. Introduction to the Library

The library of Guangxi University for Nationalities was founded in November 1952. With the tenet of "Readers First, Service and Education", we are committed to building the library into a school document information center, campus cultural center, learning research center, and academic exchange center that is compatible with the construction of a high-level university for nationalities with distinctive characteristics.

The existing building area is 70,000 square meters, including 41,000 square meters of the Siyuan Lake campus library and 29,000 square meters of the Xiangsi Lake campus library. The Wuming campus is building a graphic center with a construction area of 27,000 square meters, which is planned to be completed in 2021.

The collection of documents covers all disciplines of liberal arts and sciences. As of the end of September 2020, there are more than 1.91 million paper documents, more than 980,000 e-books (local mirroring), more than 59,000 electronic journals (local mirroring), and more than 8.59 million doctoral and master's degree theses.

Marked by the construction of the ASEAN Document Information Center, the Bagui Document Information Center, and the Xiangsi Lake Document Information Center, it has formed its own collection characteristics. The ASEAN Documentation and Information Center now has a Thai-language data center for Princess Sirindhorn, a Vietnamese literature database, as well as original books and databases in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other countries. Bagui Document Information Center, which mainly collects the local characteristic documents of Guangxi and the works of other Guangxi authors except for Guangxi's masters, students, and alumni, as well as works of authors working in Guangxi, including the Zhuang literature information database and the Zhuang Dong language and literature database, Guangxi Writers Library, Guangxi Residents Video Library, etc. Xiang Lake Literature Information Center mainly collects the writings of teachers and students, alumni and their donations, including the writings and donations of teachers, students and alumni of Guangxi University for Nationalities, Guangxi University for Nationalities Doctoral and Master's Thesis Library, Guangxi University for Nationalities Institutional Repository, etc.

In addition to providing readers with borrowing services, document inquiry and delivery services, and learning services, we strive to the in-depth development of subject services, cultural services, and knowledge services, and actively develop social reader services.

Full coverage of WIFI; open mobile library and library Weibo, WeChat; implement intelligent management of EM+RFID books to realize self-service borrowing and return; enable seat reservation system to scientifically control the number of people in the library; install face recognition temperature measurement system And sterilization machines, etc., provide a strong guarantee for the health monitoring of the visitors; gates are installed at the entrance and exit of the library to ensure that the statistics of the number of readers and the time in the library are accurate.


2. Books and Periodicals Borrowing

(1) Xiangsi Lake Pavilion:

A. The new book borrowing area on the second floor, the history and ethnology and anthropology book borrowing area on the fifth floor, the social science book borrowing area on the fifth to seventh floors, and the natural science book borrowing area on the eighth floor all provide foreign teachers and students.

B. The second-line library on the first floor, the newspapers and periodicals reading area on the second floor, and the ASEAN literature borrowing area on the fourth floor (Princess Sirindhorn Thai Literature Information Center, Vietnamese Literature Information Center, and ASEAN Comprehensive Literature Information Center), the common language literature borrowing area for school teachers Students provide some loan services.

C. Due to its particularity and uniqueness, the audio-visual materials in the CD-ROM room on the fourth floor do not provide loan services in principle but only provide online downloads. Individual discs that cannot be uploaded due to quality problems can be loaned, but they are paid services and the loan time is only 1 day.


(2) Siyuan Lake Pavilion:

New books in the leisure reading area of the lobby on the second floor, some books in the dense library on the second and third floors, social science books on the fourth floor (AG), social science books on the fifth floor (HK), natural sciences on the sixth floor, and comprehensive books (NZ) are open to all teachers and students Provide loan service.


(3) Procedures for borrowing and returning books and periodicals:

A. Book selection: Open-shelf lending is implemented in most of the library rooms of this library (except for a few reading rooms), and the books and periodicals are arranged in strict accordance with the order of the call number of the Chinese Library. If it is a closed-shelves library room, readers cannot enter the book collection area and must give the staff the names of the books and periodicals they need, and the staff will pick them up on the bookshelves; when selecting books in the open-shelf library, you can select the books according to the class number and class name of each row of bookshelves Determine the range of books be selected to find the required documents as soon as possible. Books that have not been borrowed after reading should be placed in designated locations, and should not be randomly inserted or placed to avoid disorderly shelves.

B. Inspection: Before going through the borrowing procedures, check whether the books to be borrowed are damaged, painted, or missing pages. If you find the above, please explain to the staff in time.

C. Go through the borrowing procedures: Readers who borrow books on all floors can borrow books from the self-service lending and returning machines with a card in the lobby on the 2nd floor. The books can be taken away after the procedures are completed.

D. Returning books: Readers should return the borrowed books and periodicals on time within the prescribed borrowing period. Those who exceed the date of return will be dealt with by relevant regulations.

E. Renewal: If a reader needs to renew a borrowed book, he/she should go to the corresponding library to complete the renewal procedure on the day or a few days before the return period, or log in to "My Library" on the library homepage. Self-renew online, only 1-time renewal.


3. Book reading

The reading rooms of the library collect documents of different types, languages, and carriers according to their different tasks. Readers can read books and periodicals in each reading room with the all-in-one card. If you need to copy some books and periodicals that do not provide loan service, please go through the temporary loan procedures in each room and return them immediately after the copying is completed. Without permission, books and periodicals are not allowed to be taken outside.


(1) Reading library room of Xiangsi Lake Pavilion:

The second-line library on the first floor, the newspapers and periodicals reading area on the second floor, the ASEAN literature lending area on the fourth floor (Princess Sirindhorn Thai Literature Information Center, Vietnamese Literature Information Center, and ASEAN Comprehensive Literature Information Center), the common language literature lending area for school teachers and students Part of the loan service. The Bagui Document Information Center and Xiangsi Lake Document Information Center on the fifth floor do not provide loan services. The ancient book library on the eighth floor does not provide loan services.


(2) Reading library room of Siyuan Lake Pavilion:

The classic reading space on the second floor and the newspaper reading room on the third floor.

The books in the classic reading space on the second floor, the types of books, periodicals, and bound editions on the third floor, current and current newspapers in the newspaper reading area do not provide loan services.

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