Presentation on theme: "The strategic development guidelines of research process at Vilnius University and the Library activities in its implementation in 2013 Irena Krivienė."— Presentation transcript:
The strategic development guidelines of research process at Vilnius University and the Library activities in its implementation in 2013 Irena Krivienė Director General Vilnius University Library Lithuania firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.mb.vu.lt email@example.com
Vilnius University: facts and figures One of the oldest and most famous establishments of higher education in Eastern and Central Europe, founded in 1579. 12 faculties, 7 institutes, 4 study and research centers, the oldest Library in Lithuania, 2 university hospitals, an Astronomical Observatory, a Botanical Garden, a Centre of Information Technology Development, and St. John's Church. Statistics (2014-01-01): Personnel - Total: 3858 Dr. Hab. (including procedures for habilitation) - 275 Doctors - 1373 Academic staff - 1367 Professors - 251 Docents - 479 Research Fellows - 509 Students: 20831 International students: 785
Vilnius University Library: facts and figures (2013) Founded: CL- 1570; SCIC – 2013; 5,492,177 items; 536,769 check-outs from the printed collection; subscribed to 56 databases; 513,111 times of access to DB; users were provided with 933,180 FT articles from DB; readers: 31,865; the number of visits to the Library in 2013 exceeded one million for the first time in it’s history - 1,055,874 visits.
1+1=1: CL+SCIC=VUL Historic library of humanitarian and social sciences Cultural Heritage Collections’ Research Centre Library serving the faculties located at the central campus of VU (CL) Library serving the Sunrise Valley science, studies and business communities Library of physical, technological and life sciences; social sciences library Library serving four faculties at Saulėtekis (Sunrise) campus of VU VU Central Library (CL) VU Scholarly Communication and Information Centre (SCIC)
National Open Access Scholarly Communication and Information Centre
SCIC and Saulėtekis (Sunrise) Valley State policy on scientific researches: the consolidation of sciences and business; integration of researches, studies, and business bases on newest technological achievements 5 research valleys in Lithuania: 2 in Vilnius, 2 in Kaunas, 1 in Klaipėda. Saulėtekis (Sunrise) Valley: SCIC - the first building and integral part of Saulėtekis valley, Centre of Physical Sciences and Technology, Centre of Life Sciences 4 branch of research are planed to be developed in Vilnius Saulėtekis valley: laser and light technologies; material studies and nanotechnology; physics of semiconductors, electronic and organic electronic; civil engineering.
5 strategic directions of Vilnius University for the year 2013-2020 University of Science; Internationally competitive studies; Vilnius University for active partnership; Harmonious and open community, fostering academic traditions; Effective management. Purpose of the presentation – to overlook in short the Library activities in the implementation of 1, 2, 3 strategic goals of Vilnius University.
Implementing strategic goals for science and studies we offer (1): Open stacks (384,806 items); 56 databases; 24/7 services (SCIC); information resources on a certain field of science concentrated in one place, 1,528 study spaces; Rooms for individual work; rooms for group work; seminar rooms equipped with a wide range of technologies; special software in IT laboratories of the SCIC; conference hall (with possibility to organize distance meetings, presentations, learning, conferences, as well as record them); research activities in scientometrics/bibliometrics and field of cultural heritage.
Bibliometric analysis for Vilnius University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas Technological University and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Implementing strategic goals of VU we are active partners and participants in projects (1): The Consortium of the Lithuanian Academic Libraries for the Maintenance and Development of an Information Infrastructure for Scientific research and Studies (LABIIMSPPK); 47 members; VU Library as an administrative institution of the Consortium; The LITMIS programme for 2013–2015, regarding the development of Lithuanian science and studies information infrastructure Lithuanian academic online library information system eLABa - a joint information system of Lithuanian research and studies electronic documents, functioning as national Open Access Repository. Since 2013 – EU project “Creation and development of eLABa integral services”.
Implementing strategic goals of VU we are active partners and participants in projects (2): From 2012 - project National Open Access Research Data Archive (in Lit. MIDAS); lead institution – Vilnius University. Project partner – Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Klinikos (Santariskes Clinics). Project participants: 13 institutions of science and studies and medical institutions. Project funded by EU Structural Funds and national budget (almost 15 mln. Lt (~4, 34 mln. Eur). Purpose - the infrastructure of national research data archive