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About the Library

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) Library was founded in 1952. The total building area amounts to 50,000 square meters. The collection has reached 2,000,000 items abuntant in digital resourses, making it the biggest library in southwest of China.

SWUFE Library has paid great attention to the development of a modern digital library. It introduced integrated network management system for cataloging, circulation, collection, reference and administration etc..Besides, the faculty and students of SWUFE are able to access audio-visual centre and multimedia reading room conveniently and safely. In May 2002, a Translation Center was set up to provide services for overseas communication and editing publishing the English version of SWUFEs The Economist.

The new library building, Qizi Lou, is located on beautiful Liulin campus, which has more building area of 30,000 square meters and another 5,000 seats. Much modern equipment is installed to provide improved modern services.

SWUFE Library is one of the key programs of " project 211". Taking full advantage of modern technology, it is undergoing the transformation from a traditional library to a modern library abundant in digital resources, which meets the needs of modern and digital library development.


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