hanghai International Studies University (SISU) is one of the three core members ofCALIS China Library Consortium of Foreign Studies Universities.The University houses two main libraries,Run Run Shaw Librarylocated on the Hongkou Campus andLibrary and Information Centerof the Songjiang Campus,with an extensive print and manuscript collection of more than 1.17 million cataloged volumes (over half are in foreign languages) and 1,972 kinds of Chinese and foreign newspapers and periodicals.
In particular,our English Language and Literature Materials Center (ELLMC) sponsored by China's Ministry of Education,is well known for its impressive and unparalleled resources on English language and literature in China.
As well as access to all the books and journals you'll need for your study,you will also have a host of electronic resources including 78 customizeddatabasesof different research categories and 9 field-specificdocumentation corporaat your fingertips,accessible from home,halls of residence or anywhere else.
Two main libraries on our campuses provide a variety of different learning and research areas,with flexible group study rooms as well as silent individual study space.Alongside traditional library services,we offer self-service facilities,in-house copy and binding service and Wi-Fi throughout.
Recently undergoing a refurbishment,the Run Run Shaw Library boasts a newLearning Commonson the first floor,bringing together key academic supports for your study in an inviting and collaborative environment.
Across campus,you can also find several specialist libraries or reference rooms in our schools and departments with more subject-specific services.