Your VinUniversity ID serves as your library card to borrow library materials or equipment.
Undergraduate students may borrow up to 3 items during two weeks per item. Books may be renewed once for one week if they are not overdue and there has been no request for them by any other patrons. Books can be renewed online through library’s website or onsite with Self-check machines at 1st floor or 2nd floor in library.
1 week (one time only)
Requests and Holds
You can request books from the VinUni Library online library catalogue. Requests will take one to two business days. You will be notified by e-mail when your items are ready for pick up. Up-to-date status reports are also available in your library account. You can borrow the books from the VinUni Library circulation counter. Two Self-check machines are also available for borrowing books.
Requested items will be held for two days for you to pick up.
Equipment can be borrowed during 1 working day. Due time is 15 minutes before library’s closing time.
Equipment overdue for more than 05 days will be considered lost, and the borrower will be charged for a replacement.
Equipment must be returned directly to the library and received by a library staff at the circulation desk on the first floor. The library reserves the right to recall equipment for regular maintenance or for any reason the librarian may deem appropriate.
All mercies regarding fines and loan periods need to be approved by university senior leaders.
The following equipment is available for loan from the Circulation desk at 1st floor:
Marker and Eraser
Fines and other charges:
Patrons will be charged fines for overdue materials/equipment or material/equipment repair and replacement fees. For more detailed, please read it in Library Policies for users.
For appeals, please send an email to the library. Appeals will be handled on a case to case basis.
Ask a Librarian: Need help with your research? Not sure where to start? Ask a Librarian.
Catalogue: Find books, journal articles, journals, and other library materials.
Databases: Search by topic for journal articles, conference proceedings and more in one of our library databases.
Research Guides: Provides resources and tips for students to complete their research.
E-journals: Access the library’s subscription e-journals on a variety of subjects.
New Arrivals: Find resources to access current and older news sources.
Remote Access to Resources:
Current students, faculty, staff, and certain community users may access online resources from anywhere.
To log into resources from off campus you must use your VinUni ID.
Important: If you are logging on to library online resources from a public computer, please remember to CLOSE your browser when you finish using the online resources. This will prevent others from misusing library resources.
Use Online Resources:
The use of electronic resources (databases, e-journals, etc.) is limited to the VinUni authorized users (VinUni’s students, faculty, and staff, staff from Vingroup’s P&Ls and other counterparts) and is governed by license agreements negotiated between VinUni and the publishers/providers.
Users accessing library databases both on and off campus will be required to log in with their VinUni ID.
Users must follow Copyright Law and provisions of license agreements with individual providers. Online database material achieved must be used for personal, non-commercial purposes.
Unauthorized use of VinUni Library databases and other electronic resources can result in revocation of access of the whole university, then will be disciplined or referral to competent civil authorities.
The library welcomes suggestions from students, faculty and staff for materials not already owned. Please fill out the suggest a resource form online.
We are committed to accommodating diverse student accessibility needs.
Our accessibility services, technologies and equipment can enhance your academic experience.
Please contact the Student Affairs Office if you have any accessibility needs.
Printing, Copying, and Scanning:
The library has two multifunctional printers for students to print, scan, and make copies of documents.
You may use the library desktop computers, borrow laptops or iPads from the circulation desk or use your own devices and connect to the University’s wi-fi. All University computing equipment is governed by the University’s acceptable use policy.
Group study rooms are available for graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff only and can be booked through Microsoft Outlook with your VinUni email account.
Guidelines for use are as follows:
The rooms are for group use by VinUniversity students, faculty, and staff only.
Room booking is on a first come, first served basis.
Each group can book up to 2 hours per session, 2 sessions per day, 4 sessions per week, all rooms combined.
Reservations may be made on the same day or at most 1 week in advance.
If your group is more than 10 minutes late, your reservation will be cancelled, and another group can take the room for the rest of that booking.
Study rooms are for group study only. At least 2 people must be present during a session. If only one person is in the room for more than 10 minutes in the middle of a session, another group may take the room for the remaining time.
Academic librarians present workshops and library tours for interested students, faculty, and staff to help you to enhance your research skills and knowledge of the Library. To request a workshop or tour, please contact the Director, Library and Learning Resources