Institutional settings



The office is an integrated service department that assists the leading group in the administration of the library. It plays a coordination role between the leading body of the library and various departments in the library. At the same time, it is the logistic support department for daily operation of the library. Its main functions include: assisting the leading group in the library to formulate the rules and regulations and the budget for the funds; supervising the work; handling the documents in the library; formulating or reviewing comprehensive library drafts; sending and receiving of documents; organizing the regular meetings of the leading bodies of the libraries, Arranging and coordinating the important receptions of the library; arranging travel arrangements and receptions of the leading members of the library; organizing and coordinating the external public relations of the library; managing personnel, labor, capital, and fixed assets in the library; and daily comprehensive work (library Seal management and use; the total duty work; vehicle arrangements, etc.); communicate with the relevant departments within the school, and coordination of water and electricity system maintenance and building maintenance; library fire safety and security supervision; superior units and books Other tasks assigned by the library leaders.

Editing department

The editorial department is responsible for the library of Chinese and foreign books in the interview, processing and editing, according to the nature of work is divided into interview group, cataloging group. According to the requirements of school teaching, research and annual funding, the interview team made procurement plans, purchased Chinese and foreign books, and purchased CDs, standards and product demos as appropriate, completed the procurement tasks for the entire library every year, and was responsible for the acceptance of library books . The cataloging group processes, classifies and catalogs the books after acceptance, inputs the book information into the bibliographic database, and enters the collection after revising. Book collection and editing work is the foundation and guarantee for library book collection, reading and circulation.

Technical department

Technology Department is the hub of modern library management. It is mainly responsible for the construction of computer systems and networks, maintenance of subsystems and databases in various departments in order to ensure the normal operation of business operations in various departments of the library. At the same time the technical department is also responsible for the development of library related software to meet the needs of modern management.

Information Department (one and two districts)

Information Consulting Department in the decision-making for the leadership, scientific research projects, the results of identification, check the new issues, online information search to provide information retrieval consulting services. Services include: new technology search, the generation of inspection, SCI / EI search consulting and certification, the introduction and use of database development, network information navigation, domestic and international document delivery, science and technology information retrieval teaching and training, information consulting services, self-built database Construction, electronic reading, reading reference books and other services. In addition, the two campus information consulting department is also responsible for receiving paper and electronic version of the master's dissertation received, reviewed, posted online and submit guidance.

Reader Services (one and two districts)

Library lending department is responsible for the library library loan and return work, the implementation of integrated management of possession, borrowing, reading, that is, each room is the library of such books, but also the reading room of these books also bear the book borrowed Also work, breaking the traditional library borrowing and separation, is a way of modern library management. Book lending department to implement all the open-frame, easy readers to choose books, shelves with reading tables and chairs for readers to use, direct exit of the room for borrowing procedures. Book lending department is also responsible for readers borrowing library cards, booking loans, interlibrary loan business.

Reading Promotion Department

The Department of Reading Promotion is mainly responsible for the management of library reading rooms for foreign languages, loan services and management of research rooms, management of Chinese and foreign newspapers and periodicals, management of information sharing space, and reading and promoting of libraries. Including the popularization of document resources in the three campuses of the library, the promotion of the library's outreach and cultural construction, and the main duties and responsibilities include the planning, propaganda and organization of various reader activities, various exhibitions, book recommendation work, Management and volunteer management.

CALIS Provincial Center Office

CALIS Center: CALIS is a "211 Project" public service system project. Its goal is to rely on the "China Education and Research Network" (CERNET), in line with "overall planning, rational distribution, relative concentration , "Joint Guarantee" and establish a common system of learning and sharing of academic information in Chinese universities to promote the rational allocation of resources for higher education in China and to deepen the effective development and utilization of resources, so as to provide strong documentary protection for the scientific research in higher education . By the end of 1998, CALIS formally started with the completion of the approval of the state project and the funding in place. All construction was under way in an all-round way. In October 1999, the Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Education approved the request of CALIS Management Center for the publication of the "Northeast Regional Documentation and Information Service Center" at Harbin Institute of Technology. On November 25, the SDPC Social Development Department issued a letter regarding the agreement to add " Northeast National Defense Document Information Service Center. "The center has the characteristics of a discipline center and is an important part of the Northeast Literature and Information Center. It will give full play to its national defense engineering literature advantages and serve the national defense engineering discipline, 211 Project ". During the" Ninth Five-Year Plan "period, the main tasks of the center are: to purchase the necessary network service equipment, complete the networking with the information service system of key national defense research institutes, conduct joint cataloging of books and periodicals in accordance with the unified requirements of the CALIS project, The introduction and construction of database of national defense engineering features lay a solid foundation for the realization of the overall goal of "211 Project".

Library Building Branch

Library Building Library The Civil Building Lending Department is a comprehensive lending department covering journals and book lending. Responsible for the lending and restitution of literature on civil architecture disciplines and reading management. Borrowing Department to implement all the open-frame, to facilitate readers freedom of choice of books, each room exit directly for borrowing procedures.

The Library Service Center for International Students (LSCIS)

The Library Service Center for International Students (LSCIS) is a department established by the university library in response to the increasing trend of international students study in China and the requirements of building HIT to be the "world-class universities". LSCIS targets the international students studying at HIT. Based on the existing business of the library, the department creates a language environment for smooth communication with the international students, introducing and guiding them to use the library's learning resources to perfect their study process.

At present, the main business of LSCIS are: SCI/EI inclusion certification, database use training, electronic resource services, audit and reception of dissertations, and to assist the international students to achieve the needs from library’s other departments.

In addition, LSCIS is in charge of Zhike English learning platform, which provides English training for students and faculties in the university.