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                  XTU library is a member of China Academic Library & Information System (CALIS). It has won the honorable titles of "National Advanced Library","Hunan Culturally Civilized Unit,", "National Model Home for Staff " and "National Award as Model Women Group Presented on May Day".Its main venue and branches cover a total floor area of 30,804 sqm, including 21,663 sqm for the main venue. The library houses more than 3,200,000 printed items, 2,854 current periodicals, over 60,000 Chinese and foreign e-journals, 1,228,000 e-books, and over 3,980,000 master and doctoral theses. The gross capacity of local-storage devices for digital resources reached 120TB.

                  The library has integrated the process of collecting, borrowing and reading. It offers open-shelf reading service. Meanwhile, a wider range of library services have been provided, involving books and periodicals reading and borrowing, literatures reproducing, document delivering, sci-tech novelty retrieving, discipline searching, consulting, and training on the use of library resources. A course tiled “Retrieval and Use of Digital Resources” is open to both postgraduates and undergraduates.


                  Book-borrowing service
                  Tel: 0086-731-58292139

                  Latest Details of Book Borrowing 

                  Reader Type
                  Number of Book Borrowing
                  Initial Borrowing
                  for (days)
                  Renewal for
                  Faculty and Staff
                  Graduates and Junior College Students
                  Part-time Adult Students
                  Electronic resources service
                  Tel: 0086-731-58293354
                  Electronic reading service
                  Tel: 0086-731-58292136
                  Directory of XTU Library Resources and Services 
                  Service Items
                  Resources and Services
                  Book Borrowing
                  Reception Desk
                  Book return, consultation and fine for overdue books
                  Lobby of the 2nd  Floor
                  Social Sciences Reading Room, NO.1
                  Chinese books, categories  C,  D
                  Room 204 (S)
                  Social Sciences Reading Room, NO.2
                  Chinese books, categories  F
                  Room 301 (S)
                  Social Sciences Reading Room, NO.3
                  Chinese books, categories H, and K
                  Room 302 (S)
                  Social Sciences Reading Room, NO.4
                  Chinese books , categories I, J
                  Room 502 (S)
                  Social Sciences Reading Room, NO.5
                  Chinese books , categories A,B,E,G,Z
                  Room 702 (S)
                  Natural Sciences Reading Room, NO.1
                  Chinese books, categories N, O, P, Q, R, S, and T (including TB, TD, TE, TF, TG, TH, TJ, TK, TL)
                  Room 401 (S)
                  Natural Sciences Reading Room, NO.2
                  Chinese books, categories T(including TM, TN, TP, TQ, TS, TU, TV)U, V, X and Z
                  Room 402 (S)
                  Foreign Language  and Periodicals Reading Room of Foreign Languages
                  Foreign books from A to Z、Foreign Periodicals
                  Room 701 (S)
                  Comprehensive Reading Room, NO.2
                  Chinese books, categories F, G and H
                  Room 303 (N)
                  Compact Stack Room
                  Books with lower utilization 
                  Room 111 (S)
                  Room 110 (S)
                  Room 101 (N)
                  Fourth teach school district branch
                  A - Z categories of Chinese books, periodicals
                  Fourth teaching area
                   Books and Periodicals Reading
                  Social Sciences Periodicals Reading Room
                  Chinese periodicals of social sciences; outdated periodicals after the year of 2000; printing service
                  Room 601 (S)
                  Periodicals Reading Room of Natural Sciences & Literature and Art
                  Chinese periodicals of natural sciences;  outdated periodicals after the year of 2000; popular periodicals like literature and art; printing service
                  Room 602 (S)
                  Newspaper Reading Room
                  Chinese Newspaper from A to Z
                  Room 401 (N)
                  Ancient Books Reading Room
                  ancient books
                  Room 501 (S)
                  Comprehensive Reading Room, NO.1
                  Chinese books , categories A, B, C, D and E
                  Room 305 (N)
                  Comprehensive Reading Room, NO.3
                  Chinese books, categories I, J, K, and Z
                  Room 301 (N)
                  Comprehensive Reading Room, NO.4
                  Chinese books, categories P, Q, R, T (TH-TV), U,V, and X
                  Room 205 (N)
                  Comprehensive Reading Room, NO.5
                  Textbook Samples Hall
                  Reference Books Reading Room
                  Chinese books, categories O, S and T (TB—TG)
                  TB-TG textbooks
                  Reference books, yearbooks and manuals
                  Room 204 (N)
                  Electronic Network
                  E-reading Room
                  free electronic literature reading and network services
                  Room 201 (S)
                  Computer Control Room
                  campus card disposal and leaving procedures
                  Room 201 (S)
                  Information Service
                  Digital Resources Department
                  digital resources organization, teaching and training
                  Room 402 and Room 403 (N)
                  Information Service Department
                  science and technology novelty retrieval, reference, consultation and document delivery
                  Room 404 (N)
                  Collection and Editing of
                  Books and Periodicals
                  Collection and Editing Department
                  interviewing, processing, cataloging and collecting of paper books
                  Room 111 (S)
                  Tel: 0086-731-58292135
                  feedback and suggestions’ collecting, handling and  reporting;
                  management of academic hall
                  Room 105 (S)

                   Note: "S" refers to South Building of XTU Library, "N" refers to North Building of XTU Library


                  Tel: 0086-731-58292441