Zhejiang Ocean University(ZOU) library was established in 2004. Its mission is to support and augment learning, teaching, and research by providing an environment conducive to study, by delivering efficient, effective services, by providing an excellent collection, and by actively encouraging and facilitating use ofits collections.
It is anfour-storey building withafloor space of26,000 sq.meters,providing over 1,800 seats. It has1.4161 million booksand papercopies and 1 million electroniccollections,both in Chinese and foreign languages;more than 2300 kinds ofChinese-foreign periodicalsand journals.
The library opens 73hoursaweek. Apart from the regular service, the library also provides: Interlibrary loan, Document Delivery, Reference Service, Patron Training and Literature Information. With a strong focus on technology and network access, the Libraryis equipped witha complete set offacilities for digital applications, information retrieval, andwi-ficonnection.http://184.108.40.206/tsg/index.asp