About the Library
China Agricultural University
China Agricultural University Library
consists of two parts, East Library (17 Qinghua East Road)
and West Library (2 Yuanmingyuan West Road) occupying 21,665
square meters and hosting more than 2700 reading seats.
China Agricultural University Library (CAUL) is one of most
important libraries in agricultural education and research
in China. Our major collections include paper documents (more
than 1.7 million volumes), electronic journals (more than
2.5 millions), and electronic books (more than 4 millions).
The collections emphasize agricultural science, biology and
There are 113 librarians and staff working in the library,
including 40 research librarians and associate research librarians.
Among us, 29 librarians are post-graduates. CAUL also functions
as National Agricultural Information Center of CALIS (China
Academic Library & Information System) and National Foreign
Textbook Center in Agriculture. Haidian District Agriculture
Library affiliates with the China Agricultural University
CAUL has established automatic information service system
in 1995. Now it runs efficiently and successfully.
User education is one of main functions of CAUL. The library
provides different kinds of training courses and workshops
to students and faculties every year. CAUL has been active
for a number of years in developing international communications
and cooperations. CAUL pursues in collection development,
personalized information service, and resource sharing.