The library of Inner Mongolia Agricultural University
The library of Inner Mongolia Agricultural University was formed by the merger of the library of the former Inner Mongolia Agriculture and Animal Husbandry College and the library of the former Inner Mongolia Forestry College on April 12, 1999.
1. Building area
The building area is 22570 square meters
2. Library layout
There are three campus libraries in the west, east, and south, and the main library is on the west campus. There are seven departments,
It provides various forms of services such as loan reading, reference consultation, interlibrary loan, document delivery, subject service, topic setting service, subject navigation, special lecture, information literacy education, etc.
3. Reading seats
There are more than 1200 reading seats.
4. Collection resources
4.1 Resource focus
As for the construction of literature resources, it mainly collects agricultural science literature, and in the library with the richest collection of agricultural, forestry, and animal husbandry literature information resources in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
4.2 Library resources
The library has 1.527 million volumes of paper literature and 1185 kinds of Chinese and foreign periodicals
4.3 Electronic resources
There are 1.38 million e-books and 500 personal digital libraries. It has 96 Chinese and foreign language databases, including SCI, EI, Willy, Elsevier, and another world's top foreign language databases, and two self-built characteristic databases.
5. Management model
The library implements computer management and service in an all-around way. Mirror information resources and network remote resources provide services 24 hours a day. In the aspect of business work, the library business automation management platform is established to realize the automation of purchasing, cataloging, circulation, and management. In 2014, an RFID intelligent management system was introduced into library management, which fully realized readers' self-service book borrowing and returning service. The network infrastructure has been comprehensively upgraded, and the network bandwidth has realized the application pattern of 10 Gigabit export, 1 Gigabit floor, and 100 Gigabit desktop. The whole library has built 61 high-performance wireless APS, realizing seamless coverage and automatic roaming of wireless signals in public areas. The storage space capacity of library business data has increased to 220t, ranking at the forefront of University Libraries in the region. A total of 91 cameras have been set up in the library, realizing the full coverage of the reading area, porch corridor, public discussion space, and other areas. The library is also the largest TOEFL test center and the only GRE test center in the western region.
At present, there are 86 employees, including 5 with doctor's degrees, 20 with master's degrees, and 51 with bachelor's degrees; There are 3 senior professional titles, 30 deputy senior professional titles, and 47 intermediate professional titles.
7. Integrated service mechanism
The orientation of the library is "people-oriented, reader's home"; Knowledge service, the second classroom; Information led, shared space ". We should implement the integrated service mechanism of "collection, search, borrowing, reading, and participation", pay attention to information literacy education, inherit academic essence, carry forward campus culture, actively carry out disciplinary services, and actively play the role of academic exchange center and knowledge processing center. With the continuous development of information technology, the service of the library has changed from traditional borrowing and returning books and reading to diversified functions. To further improve the service quality of the library, create a more comfortable environment and the best space and facilities for readers, absorb the advanced IC (Information Commons) concept at home and abroad, organize and plan several space areas, including study room, creation guest room, 3D multimedia science and education projection hall, leisure reading area To facilitate teachers and students to carry out academic research, teaching, and training, discussion and exchange, community activities and so on, Lianchuang's self-service management software has been introduced into grassland culture house and traditional culture exhibition area chengwentang. Each space is equipped with a network, projector, LCD, and other equipment. Readers can use it free of charge through online booking.