about the library of the Higher College of the EKSU named after S. Amanzholov.
Library of Higher College EKSU (a branch of the library of the S. Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University) is an effective element of the college's information and educational environment. During the years of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, educational libraries have become genuine information centers providing active support for the introduction of advanced technologies in educational institutions and the realization of state programs in the field of education and science.
The library of the college is an educational, scientific, informational, ideological, cultural and educational subdivision of the Scientific Library of the EKSU. The library of the Higher College named after S. Amanzholov provides information and bibliographic support for the educational process. Library users are students, faculty and college staff. Thus, the library today is an information center that is able to provide its readers with a full range of library services, to create wide access to information resources of the library. At all times, the authority of the library has been determined, and continues to be determined, first of all, by the wealth and quality of its book collection.
The book collection of the Higher College Library is more than 21,359 copies, including educational literature - 17,373, teaching aids - 3,186. In the reading room of the library there is access to an electronic catalog, where information is collected on various topical issues. in 2019 for the library of the Higher College a subscription was issued for 6 titles of newspapers and 16 magazines, 71 books and educational literature. Students actively visit the reading room, deal with new magazines and textbooks.
Library services are used by 418 readers.
Library service is carried out on the subscription and in the reading room. The users are allocated functional areas: open viewing of educational and reference books, literature on local history, a fund of periodicals.
Students and teachers of the Higher College have the opportunity to use the information resources of the Scientific Library of the EKSU named after S. Amanzholov.
The library’s informational capabilities are expanded through access to international and republican resources available via the Internet: the Republican Intercollegiate Electronic Library (RIEL), a project of the Association of Higher Education Institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan; project of creation of the Kazakhstan national electronic library(ESLF-KazNEL), initiated by the NAL RK; virtual scientific library of Kazakhstan. In accordance with the agreement signed with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, all Kazakhstani educational and scientific organizations are granted access at no cost to the full-text database resources - Clarivate Analytics and Springer Link. In addition, VKGU library actively uses the test access to various resources, including Oxford University Press, ZNANIUM.COM, IWIS, Lan, Naukaru.ru, IWIS database, the official representative of East View in Russia and other near countries and further afield.
On the library's website (http://library.vkgu.kz), web technologies combined with traditional forms allow the provision of creative services — e-mail reference services, including the Ask Bibliographer website section, online forms of interlibrary loan — electronic document delivery (EDD), these services enable a remote user to order the materials he needs without physically appearing within the walls of the library.
For the users of the library, the Paragraph full-text legal reference book is purchased - these are regularly updated texts of all legislative acts in force in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kazakh and Russian languages.