With University Town Library of Shenzhen as the carrier, the platform integrates the functions and resources of colleges, universities and public libraries in Shenzhen. It is committed to the joint development and sharing of science and technology literature information resources in Shenzhen, serving colleges, universities and innovative institutes of the city.
Shenzhen Science and Technology Literature Information Service Center
In collaboration with Shenzhen Library and Shenzhen University Library, the center is able to integrate social science and technology literature information resources to serve the whole society. The center was opened in 2013.
Union of Libraries of Senior Colleges and Universities
Established in December 2010, the union encompasses libraries of ten colleges and universities in Shenzhen.
Research Center of Decision-making Consultation
Tapping on experts and literature resources in University Town, it aims to service Shenzhen’s colleges/universities and governments in decision-making. At the beginning of 2013, the Intelligence Analysis and Research Team were established in collaboration with the Policy Research Association of Shenzhen Municipal Government to study the development of Shenzhen’s strategic emerging industries.
Science and Technology Innovative Service Stations
The service stations are established with the aim to extend service to innovative institutions, promoting mutual benefits among scientific and technological resources of municipal and district levels.
In April 2007, Shenzhen Advanced Technology Research Institute Service Station of Chinese Academy of Sciences in University Town Library of Shenzhen was established;
In September 2009, Longgang Returned Students Business Park Service Station in University Town Library of Shenzhen was established;
In February 2011, Law Research Center in South University of Science and Technology of China Branch Library of University Town Library of Shenzhen was established;
In November 2011, Bao’an Taohuayuan Scientific and Technical Innovation Park Service Station in University Town Library of Shenzhen was established;
In October 2012, Nanshan District Digital Culture Industry Base Service Station in University Town Library of Shenzhen was established;
In June 2013, Guigu University Town Business Park Service Station in University Town Library of Shenzhen was established.
Law Research Center: Jointly built with School of Transnational Law of Peking University in accordance with American ABA standard, with a wide array of unique law databases home and abroad. It was opened in February 2011.
Academic Dissertation Reading Room: Displaying the graduation academic dissertations from various graduate schools; 18,000 volumes of academic dissertations have been cataloged and put on shelves. It was opened in April 2013.
University Town Library of Shenzhen (Shenzhen Science and Technology Library)
The first library in China that integrates functions of both university library and public library
Shenzhen scientific and technological literature resources guarantee center
Shenzhen scientific and technological innovation foundation platform, scientific and technological literature public service and sharing platform, scientific and technological intelligence communication, analysis and consulting platform, Shenzhen scientific and technological development platform
Serving colleges and universities in University Town, scientific research institutes, enterprises and Shenzhen citizens
In 2014, we continuously promoted Shenzhen Science and Technology Literature Information Service Platform, with all initiated sub-projects passing inspection. We explored new pattern of library service, put forward embedded teaching service and achieved the transformation of “Entering Lab Program”. We also complied Analysis Report on Patents and Theses of Four Universities in University Town, and provided knowledge services such as analysis on personal influence and academic tracking to key teachers. We held special training series themed “Intelligence Dim Sum” on weekends to improve the information literacy of the public. Through the Wechat platform, we launched reading guidance service on classic books named “U Bookshelf”. It aims to dig out the bibliography of classic books, which can match with the SZDNET. Moreover, we completed data warehousing, initiated the new system, strengthened e-resources promotion and built nine service stations (sub-libraries). Giving play to advantage of information research, we conduct researches on special topics like Research on Building Expert Database for Consulting and Demonstration for Significant Administrative Decision-making of Shenzhen Municipal Government, complied 184 pieces of Industry • Forefront • Viewpoint and 12 issues of Overseas Anti-corruption Log to make continual contribution to the decision-making process of the government.