Introduction of IOS Library



1. Functions and tasks


Established in 1983, the Library is an important unit of Department of Academic Management, Library and International Cooperation, Institute of Sociology. The main function of Library is to archive and disseminate publications and other documents related to Sociology.


Specific tasks of the Library:

   - To collect, receive and archive books and documents.

   - To develop and organize information-library activities.

   - To prepare information bulletins and thematic bibliographies.

   - To review materials by the Insitute or research departments.

   - To organize exhibitions of new materials or documents by topic.


2. Resources of the Library


- The Library currently stores more than 13,200 copies of books, magazines and documents (hard copy) and about 3300 files (electronic copy).

- About 300 books and more than 70 magazines (in Vietnamse, English, French, Russian and Chinese) are annualy added to the Library.

The Library of IOS uses the library management software Sierra via VASS Digital Library System, which includes 33 libraries of VASS.


3. Service


Readers can search IOS library cataloges through the VASS Digital Library System by the website


Readers can also directly access the IOS Library (at Level 9, No. 1 Lieu Giai Street, Hanoi) to search, look up, read and borrow materials. Contact phone number: +24 62730714.