Presentation on theme: "AUBG Library AUBG Country Representatives Library Training September 12, 2008 Gergana Georgieva Information Literacy Librarian."— Presentation transcript:
AUBG Library AUBG Country Representatives Library Training September 12, 2008 Gergana Georgieva Information Literacy Librarian
The Beginning AUBG library was founded in 1992 with the generous support of: AUBG Board of Trustees Melon Foundation ASHA Freedom Forum Foundation Democratic and Free Bulgaria Foundation Open Society Sabre Foundation
The Mission Supports the mission of AUBG; Supports students’ education needs; Enhances faculty teaching and research needs; Serves as a model of modern library practice to the academic community in Bulgaria and the whole region.
The Collection English-language library; Books in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Russian, Slavic and other languages; A small collection in Bulgarian; A collection of materials about Bulgaria and the Balkans, translated into English AUBG Professors’ Publications
The Facilities Area of 2,100 sq.m Wireless Internet Group study rooms Copy center Printing room Computer area Video area Audio area Visually-Impaired room Café Comfortable seating areas Modern ventilation system
The Collections Main Circulation Reference Collection Reserve Periodicals Large Collection Storage CD/DVD collections Atlases
Sources In the library you can find: Books Electronic books Periodicals and newspapers Databases Web resources Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and directories Audio-visual materials AUBG is a World Bank depository library
The Web Page AUBG Webpage AUBG Webpage http://www.aubg.bg/library http://www.aubg.bg/library
The Catalogue The library uses a third generation software VIRTUA-VTLS; A flexible software that offers integrated functionality between cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, serials, and reporting modules; Web-based Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) AUBG Library Catalog AUBG Library Catalog
Electronic Books – NEW!!! An e-book collection of 37,000 full-text books of all academic subject areas. Accessible through the library web pagelibrary web page
Print Periodicals A collection of around 300 titles in several languages: newspapers, newsletters, magazines, journals. Organized in the Periodicals section in alphabetical order. List of current periodicals List of current periodicals List of circulating periodicals
Databases Reference databases Reference databases ABI/Inform ABI/Inform Ebsco Ebsco JSTOR JSTOR ScienceDirect ScienceDirect Columbia International Affairs Online Columbia International Affairs Online Central and Eastern European Online Library Central and Eastern European Online Library World Bank Databases World Bank Databases
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