Essential Guides

At INSPiRE Library, we offer all members of TDTU Community a wide variety of pleasant, accessible and welcoming environments to effectively accommodate studying and researching activities.

With extensive resources and services, convenient facilities and spaces, we do believe that INSPiRE Library plays an important role as a vibrant academic hub for the campus community. Connecting to our staff and using the information resources we provide will enrich your learning and researching experience.

We invite you to explore the library portal or contact us for further information!
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Library Card

  • TDTU Student ID cards, Faculty/Staff ID cards function as Library cards.
  • To apply for a library card, please contact at:

    Undergraduate Students:
    Department of Student Affairs,
    Room A0003, Tan Phong Campus;
    Tel: (028) 37 755 054; Email: phongctct-hssv@tdt.edu.vn

    Postgraduate Students:
    Department of Graduate Studies (DEGRAS),
    Room A0305, Tan Phong Campus;
    Tel: (028) 37 755 059; Email: tssdh@tdt.edu.vn

    Lecturers and Staff:
    Department of Personnel and Administrative Affairs,
    Room A0009, Tan Phong Campus;
    Tel: (028) 37 755 035; Email: phongtchc@tdt.edu.vn

Library Account

  • Library Information Portal is integrated into University Student/Lecturer Information Portal.
    This means students, lecturers or staff may use the same account to sign in all those three portals.
  • To request an account, please contact at:

    Undergraduate Students:
    Student Services Office,
    Room E0001, Tan Phong Campus;
    Tel: (08) 2247.7215; Email: tuvanhocduong@tdt.edu.vn

    Lecturers and Staff:
    Department of Computing and Computer Services,
    Room A0404; Tan Phong Campus;
    Tel: (028) 37 755 056; Email: phongdientoan@tdt.edu.vn

Circulation Services

  • Circulation Services provides library users circulating and non-circulating materials and deals with other tasks to ensure that users can access those library resources easily and effectively.
  • Functions include check-outs, check-ins, renewals and requests of materials

Interlibrary Loan

This service enables library users to borrow materials that are not own or available at TDTU INSPiRE Library from other affiliate libraries and universities.

Material Acquisition Request

  • Library users are welcome to make suggestions for materials
  • This service aims to fulfill the needs of learning, teaching and researching activities.  
  • Find out how to make a recommendation below

Teaching/Learning/Research support

We deliver facilities and services to the campus community in order to promote the development of learning, teaching and researching activities and cultivate lifelong learning:

  • Course Reserves (Course Materials)/ Course Reading (Course Materials);
  • Liaison Librarians;
  • Learning Advisor;
  • Subject Guides;
  • Citation Styles;
  • Distribution Services.

Reference and Information Services

These services support library users as they seek access to information in all formats and provide in-person support in locating, using available services and facilities effectively.

Reference and Information Services include:

  • FAQs;
  • Ask a librarian;
  • Searching support;
  • Supplying Information Service

Information Literacy Program

This program was designed to equip library users with comprehensive understanding of TDTU Library, making sure that users have ability to use the library and use it effectively. Information literacy means developing ability of searching, locating information resources, knowing how to cite, make catalogs and manage reference materials efficiently.

New book displays

New books display shows the most recently acquired printed books and current print subscription newspapers and journals.

    Print Materials

    Print materials comprise vast collections of print books, theses and dissertations, journals, periodicals, maps, etc.

    Print materials are located on:

    • Ground Floor: Newspapers, Magazines
    • 1st Floor:  Reference Collection, Journals and Periodicals Collections, Special Collection;
    • 2nd Floor: Language Study Collection;
    • 3th Floor: Vietnamese Collection, Foreign Language Collection;
    • 4th Floor: Course books, Theses and Dissertations, TDTU Research Outputs
    • 5th Floor: Geography, Atlases, Maps;
    • 6th Floor: Restricted Collection.

    Digital Materials

    This type of collection comprises TDTU-owned intellectual properties in formats of textbooks, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, research outcomes, etc.

    Digital materials can be found on TDTU Library's website.

    Online E-Resources

    Electronic materials comprise both purchase-to-access resources and free access resources.

    TDTU INSPiRE Library is connected to the e-resources sharing network of many major universities and institutions at a regional and international level.

    Electronic materials can be found on the Library's website.

    Audio-Visual Resources

    INSPiRE Library offers a full range of audio-visual materials which include print, CDs/DVDs and other multimedia forms.

    Audio-visual materials can be found at/in:

    • Library Website: Digital and E-materials
    • 2nd Floor: CDs/DVDs for foreign language learning, films and streaming video collections
    • 4th Floor: Drawings in Theses Collection
    • 5th Floor: Geographic drawings (Maps, Atlases, etc.)

    Course Materials

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    TDTU Research Outcomes

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    There are a wide range of spaces and facilities to explore with INSPiRE Library.

    We offer many different environments to support learning and researching activities that eligible users can find their perfect environments.

    Moonlighting Area

    Moonlighting Area

    Due to overnight study demands, Moonlighting Area is intended for self-study after regular building hours.

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    Locker Area

    Locker Area

    Personal belongings should be left in Locker Area.

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    The TDTU museum

    The TDTU Museum

    The museum is designated for displaying contents relate to TDTU significant milestones.

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    Return Station

    Return Station

    This station is available 24/7 for returning items.

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    Exhibition Lougue

    Exhibition Lounge

    Works, products from university faculties and departments will be displayed here.

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    Newspapers

    Newspapers

    Print newspapers can be found in this area.

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    Coffee Area

    Coffee Area

    Fast foods and soft drinks will be served during the building’s opening hours.

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    Quick Access

    Quick Access

    Quick Access enables library users to easily consult library resources.

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    Bulletin Board

    Bulletin Board

    Library announcements will be posted here.

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    Services Desk

    Services Desk

    Services Desk serves as a central information and reference point in the Library.

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    Reference Collection

    Reference Collection

    Users might consult reference materials here.

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    Periodicals

    Periodicals

    There are 224 periodical titles in various fields of research available.

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    New Book Displays

    New Book Displays

    New editions to library collections can be found here.

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    Computer Area

    Computer Area

    This area is equipped with 40 PCs for consulting information and practice MOS skills.

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    Special Collection

    Special Collection

    This area is designated for displaying campus community’s special collection.

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    Self-check Station

    Self-check Station

    At self-check station, users can check out materials or view item details.

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    Print Station

    Self-service printers/photocopiers are available in this station.

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    Multimedia Desk

    Multimedia Desk

    Provides users with assistance to use multimedia resources, language collection, and more.

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    Audio-Visual Collection

    Audio-Visual Collection

    This resource is for watching videos, learning languages, listening to music and so on.

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    Language Learning Collection

    Language Learning Collection

    This collection is designated to meet the needs of the language learners.

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    Group Study Room

    Group Study Room

    Those rooms are for group study during regular library opening hours. 

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    Video Room

    Video Room

    Those video rooms are for learning and entertainment purposes.

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    Computer Area

    Computer Area

    There are 62 PCs with Internet connection and headphones.

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    Information Desk

    Information Desk

    If you have questions, the Information Desk always has the answer!

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    Vietnamese Collection

    Vietnamese Collection

    There are more than 22,000 titles available for learning, teaching and researching.

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    Foreign Language Collection

    Foreign Language Collection

    This collection comprises 15,000 materials in foreign languages for academic use.

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    Presentation Practice Room

    Presentation Practice Room

    There are 09 bookable Presentation Practice Rooms on 3rd and 5th Floor.

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    Computer Area

    Computer Area

    This area is equipped with 38 PCs for consulting information and practice software.

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    Information Desk

    Information Desk

    If you have questions, the Information Desk always has the answer!

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    Course Material Collection

    Course Material Collection

    This collection comprises course materials and course reverses.

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    TDTU Theses

    TDTU Theses

    Library users can find campus theses and dissertations in this collection.

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    Individual Study Room

    Individual Study Room

    There are 08 individual study rooms available for learning and researching use on 4th Floor.

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    Computer Area

    Computer Area

    This area is equipped with 36 PCs for consulting information and practice software.

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    Print Station

    Print Station

    Self-service printing, photocopying, and scanning are provided at Print Station.

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    Information Desk

    Information Desk

    If you have questions, the Information Desk always has the answer!

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    Presentation Practice Room

    Presentation Practice Room

    These rooms are equipped with a range of facilities for practice presentations.

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    Group Study Area

    Group Study Area

    This area is for students, faculty, and staff groups of 2 or more without reservations.

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    Geography Collection

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    The collection contains works on all aspects of physical geography.

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    Map Area

    Map Area

    Including maps to serve the research needs of geography, world and Vietnam history.

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    Conference Room

    Conference Room

    Conference rooms are available for seminars, workshops and other academic use.

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    Creative Media Zone

    Creative Media Zone

    Creative Media Zone serves a comprehensive spaces and equipment as a professional studio.

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