The new issues are so arranged that the students can see the covers of the current magazines. Daily newspapers are also in this area. There are eight comfortable chair and two tables for the student reading newspapers and periodicals. The card catalog is in the middle of the room just in front of the doors. The cards are in alphabetical order according to the title of a book or periodical the author and the subject which makes it easier for the student to find the book they want. The major part of the room on the left is another study area. Beside four tables all books are on shelves in order. The shelves are called the stacks. This library has open stacks so that the students can look for books themselves. If you want to borrow or return books the librarians at the circulation desk will he at your service. If you want to photocopy some good articles from books you can go to the leftmost end of the room. The photocopy machine in the corner will do it for you.
The library is the most important part of our university.Marking a proper use of it will certainly help you very much in your study.Nowlook at the diagram below.To the right of the doors there me shelves with a lot of current periodicals.The new issues are so arranged that the students can see the covers of the current magazines.Daily newspapers are also in this area.There are eight comfortable chair and two tables for the student reading newspapers and periodicals.The card catalog is in the middle of the room just in front of the doors.The cards are in alphabetical order according to the title of a book or periodicalthe authorand the subjectwhich makes it easier for the student to find the book they want.The major part of the room on the left is another study area.Beside four tablesall books are on shelves in order.The shelves are called the stacks.This library has open stacks so that the students can look for books themselves.If you want to borrow or return booksthe librarians at the circulation desk will he at your service.If you want to photocopy some good articles from booksyou can go to the leftmost end of the room.The photocopy machine in the corner will do it for you.
Being one of the oldest university libraries in China the history of Zhejiang University Library can be traced back to 1897 when Qiushi Academy Library was founded. In September 1998 a new Zhejiang University was established on the basis of the amalgamation of the four former individual universities namely Zhejiang University Hangzhou University Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University. The libraries of these universities were correspondingly merged into the unified Zhejiang University Libraries (ZUL).
ZUL consists of five branch libraries in separate locations in Hangzhou: the Library of science and Technology in Yuquan Campus the Library of Art and Science in Xixi Campus the Library of Agriculture in Huajiachi Campus the Library of Medicine and the Library of Basic Subjects in Zijingang Campus. ZUL headquarter is in Yuquan Campus. The total building area of the libraries amounts to 86000 square meters with about 5300 seats.
The Ni Tiecheng Human and Arts Library financially sponsorted by the Hong Kong entrepreneur Mr. Ni Tiecheng and The Yuan Engineering Library donated by Chinese-Amarican scientist Dr.Yuan Shaowen are located in the Library of Science and Technology. The Zhejiang University Bank of Publications which contributed by its faculty and alumni is in the Library of Basic Subjects.