Jiangsu University Library has a construction area of 52 thousand square meters and 6000 seats in reading-room. It takes advantage of the united integrated management system to implement inter-library borrowing and lending. There is a rich collection, including various types of printed literature and digital literature. Thus, a relatively complete and comprehensive collection system has been formed, covering the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and applied technology and other disciplines.
By 2014, there are 2. 48 million printed books in Chinese and foreign languages, nearly 1.1 million electronic books, 3200 kinds of newspapers and periodicals in foreign languages, and 48 million kinds of electronic newspapers. Moreover, there are 37 the full-text database and 23 and two database of 37 documents, including a variety of well-known large-scale comprehensive database, various authoritative professional full text database. The inter-library loan work has been realized with the national libraries of colleges and universities so that it guarantees effective literature information for teaching and scientific research of Jiangsu University.
There is a master's degree in library information and archives science. And Scientific Information Institute has been established, where there are more than 20 scientific researchers, among whom there are five professors and 8 PhDs. Jiangsu University Library seeks to cooperate with universities at home and abroad, such as Wuhan University, Nanjing University, and University of Illinois etc.
In current years, the library has undertaken more than 40 projects of the national social and technological science and technology. The journal Library and Information Research has been founded to integrate academic, intellectual and readable features.
As for more information, please visit http://lib.ujs.edu.cn/.