On the morning of July 15th, Ton Duc Thang University INSPiRE Library has been officially opened in the new building. Attended the ceremony were honor guests: Mr. Ilkka-Pekka Similä, Finland's ambassador in Vietnam, Mr. Tran Thanh Duc, deputy chairman of Tien Giang People's Committee, Mr. Le Hoang Phung, the secretary of Bao Loc City Party Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Bac, chairman of Bao Loc City People's Committee. Other representatives from Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training, representatives from other provinces, libraries, high schools, publishing houses, book stores, companies and affiliates presented to celebrate the opening. It was also an honor to have the presence of Mrs. Hoang Thi Khanh, Ton Duc Thang University Founding Board member, Professor Le Vinh Danh, president of Ton Duc Thang University, and other members of Ton Duc Thang University Founding Board, University Board, Presidential Board, lecturers and students.
Lion dance at the opening ceremony
Visitors, lecturers and students attended
Professor Le Vinh Danh, President of Ton Duc Thang University was giving opening speech at the ceremony
TDTU Presidential Board and visitors were cutting inauguration band
Visitors at TDTU Museum
Professor Le Vinh Danh together with Finland's Ambassador were visiting Nisus Floor
Mrs. Hoang Thi Khanh, Chairman of University Founding Board at New Book Displays
Learning Commons is the model the library was built on. The building has 7 stories and a basement for studying overnight. Each floor has its main decor color and name. The Library name is the combination of first letters of 7 floor names:
INSPiRE Library is, especially, designed by TDTU lecturers and students. Their design concepts, styles are up-to-date and unique in Vietnam by then.
INSPiRE Library offers users various range of spaces
An outdoor terrace
TDTU INSPiRE Library is the most modern library in the country. It meets world standards as using latest library management methods for operating management, exploiting management and development management, including APLEPH Software with its outstanding feature, course material management module and other application such as Primo Central Index, SFX and Metalib from Ex Libris, which is already using in many top university libraries around the world like Harvard, Oxford.
Moreover, automatic machines with RFID Technology are equipped in INSPiRE Library such as Sorter and Return machine, book shower, self-check machine, access control, multi-functional printers and others.
RFID Access Control System
Modern Self-check Machines
Library plays a role as the heart of a university. The mission of INSPiRE LIbrary is to inspire TDTU Community in learning and researching, unlock individual potential to build a liberal education full of traditional values, raise good citizens to contribute towards our society.
TDTU INSPiRE Library is not only bring TDTU Community together
but also provides an vibrant and inspirational academic hub for campus members
360 TDTU Inspire Library
TDTU INSPiRE Library at a glimpse
INSPiRE Library on HTV (HCMC Television)
INSPiRE Library on Nguoi Lao Dong TV
INSPiRE Library on Zing.vn