29 Dec 2022

Get to Know About The Sampoerna University Library

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The Sampoerna University (SU) Library is a place of learning that is dedicated to staying up-to-date and providing a cutting-edge environment for education. Not only do faculty, staff, and students at SU have access to a vast collection of library resources (between offline an e library), but they are also able to take advantage of the library’s commitment to innovation and progress.

In addition to the size of its collection, the SU Library is also known for its commitment to staying current and responsive to the needs of its users. The library’s staff is constantly working to update and expand the resources available, ensuring that students, faculty, and staff have access to the most relevant and up-to-date information.

The Sampoerna University Library is a place of learning that is dedicated to providing an educational environment that is both innovative and contemporary. Whether you are a student, faculty member, or staff member, the SU Library has something to offer and is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking knowledge and information.

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The Collective Mission of SU Library

The Sampoerna University (SU) Library is committed to supporting the informational and educational needs of its students, faculty, and staff. Located on the 6th level of the L’Avenue Building, the library provides a range of resources, instruction, and services to meet the needs of the college community.

One of the main goals of the SU Library is to promote continuous learning and to help students, faculty, and staff become critical and effective information users. To achieve this, the library provides both onsite and remote access to a wide range of resources, including books, electronic databases, and other materials. The library is also fully automated, making it easy for users to access resources both on and off campus.

In addition to its extensive collection of resources, the SU Library also offers a range of services to support effective teaching and learning. This includes providing functional facilities and virtual environments for individual and group study, as well as quiet zones, collaborative study areas, private meeting and discussion rooms, and personal storage lockers.

Overall, the SU Library is committed to providing assistance and opportunities to its college community to meet their informational and educational needs. Through its range of resources, services, and facilities, the library is dedicated to empowering students, faculty, and staff to become critical and effective information users.

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Online Resources

Sampoerna University (SU) Library offers access to a large collection of electronic resources to support teaching, learning, and research. These resources are interdisciplinary in nature and provide high-quality content to users. The e library’s resources are accessible from within SU’s campus and can be accessed remotely by logging in to the E-library’s homepage portal.

Once logged in, users will have access to the e- library resources as long as their browser session remains open. These resources are an invaluable resource for students, faculty, and staff seeking information and support for their academic endeavors.

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Digital Resources Available

The Sampoerna University (SU) e-library provides students, faculty, and staff with access to a wide range of digital resources, including electronic books, journal articles, and other types of digital content. These resources can be accessed from any device with an internet connection, making it easy for users to access the information they need from anywhere.

Here there are several resources that SU e-library provides:

  • ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

    is a comprehensive database that offers access to thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, and other resources. It covers a wide range of topics, including business and economics, and features well-known publications such as The Economist.
    In addition to providing in-depth coverage of companies and business trends around the world, ABI/INFORM Complete also offers industry-specific reports and downloadable data to give researchers a complete picture of the business landscape.

  • ProQuest Education Journals

    is a comprehensive resource that offers access to over 900 top educational publications, with more than 600 available in full text. It covers a wide range of topics related to education, including primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, and adult education.
    The resource is particularly useful for those seeking research and academic materials on educational topics, as it provides access to a wealth of literature on education. In addition, many of the titles in ProQuest Education Journals are indexed in the ERIC database, making it easy to search and find specific articles and other materials.

  • JSTOR

    is a digital archive that offers access to a wide range of academic materials, including more than 1,500 leading academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
    The archive includes the entire back runs of these journals, starting from the first volume and issue, as well as selected monographs and other materials that are valuable for academic research and study.
    In 2010, JSTOR expanded its collection to include the most recent issues of select academic journals through its Current Scholarship Program.

  • The Science Direct College Edition (Social & Behavioral Sciences)

    is a digital resource that provides online access to more than 1,800 full-text, peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences. It offers a range of literature in fields such as psychology, business and management, geography, tourism and transportation, education, language and linguistics, economics, sociology, social policy and political science, e-library and information sciences, and accounting and finance.
    With its extensive collection of academic journals and other materials, the Science Direct College Edition is a valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers seeking information in the social sciences.

  •  The Science Direct College Edition (Physical Sciences & Engineering)

    is a digital resource that offers online access to more than 1,200 full-text, peer-reviewed journals in the physical sciences and engineering. It provides a range of literature in fields such as chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary sciences, energy, engineering, materials science, mathematics, physics, and astronomy.
    With its extensive collection of academic journals and other materials, the Science Direct College Edition is a valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers seeking information in the physical sciences and engineering.

  • Ebrary

    is a digital database that offers access to over 150,000 electronic books covering a wide range of disciplines. The database includes content from more than 200 of the world’s leading academic, scientific, technical, and professional publishers, making it a valuable resource for students, faculty, and researchers.
    Ebrary provides access to a wide range of materials, including books, journal articles, and other types of content, making it a comprehensive resource for those seeking information in a variety of fields.

  • Thomson Reuters Eikon

    is a digital database that provides a range of news, data, analytics, commentary, and insights in one place, making it easy for users to act quickly and confidently. The database includes integrated trading and messaging tools to help users turn insight into action.
    With its ease of access and ability to connect users to the markets at any time, Thomson Reuters Eikon is a valuable resource for those seeking information on financial markets and trends.
    This database can only be accessed through the Sampoerna University E-library, and training on how to use the product is available upon request from a librarian.

  • Thomson Reuters Datastream

    is a digital database that offers access to a vast amount of historical financial content, allowing users to research the correlations and relationships between global economic indicators and asset classes.
    The database is available in a range of formats, including as a desktop application, through a web browser and lightweight, on-demand plug-in, or as a data feed for integration into users’ own systems.
    This versatility makes Thomson Reuters Datastream a valuable resource for those seeking information on financial markets and trends. This database can only be accessed through the Sampoerna University Library, and training on how to use the product is available upon request from a librarian.

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Academic Support Services at Sampoerna University

  • Research Help

The library staff at Sampoerna University is available to help individual users with research questions or to provide targeted instruction to an entire class. If you are in need of research assistance or would like to learn more about the e-library’s resources and services, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you succeed in your academic pursuits.

  • My PALS (Personal Assistant for Library Services)

If you need in-person assistance with finding books, articles, and other resources, the library staff at Sampoerna University is here to help. You can stop by the library’s main desk during regular hours or schedule a research consultation in advance to get personalized assistance. The library staff is committed to helping users find the information they need and to provide high-quality customer service. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need help with your research.

  • Library Student Instruction

The library at Sampoerna University offers a range of instructional programs to help students develop their research skills. These programs are designed to help students learn how to effectively find and use the library’s resources and to become proficient in conducting research. Our librarians are available to meet with your class Monday through Friday, and sessions typically last about an hour. We recommend scheduling these sessions at the beginning of each class to give students the opportunity to learn and develop their research skills from the start.

  • Other Library Service & Facilities

In addition to its extensive collection of digital resources, the Sampoerna University Library also offers a range of other services and facilities to support students, faculty, and staff in their academic endeavors. These services include:

  • 24/7 access to the library’s e-resources at library.sampoernauniversity.ac.id
  • Wireless access for convenient internet connectivity
  • Research help from library staff to assist users with their research questions
  • iPad loan to allow users to access digital resources on the go
  • A reading area featuring newspapers and popular magazines
  • Photocopy services for users who need to make copies of materials
  • New book displays to help users discover the latest additions to the library’s collection
  • Document delivery services to help users access materials that are not available at the library
  • Library instruction sessions to help students learn and develop research skills.

All of these services and facilities are designed to make it easier for users to access the information they need and to support their academic pursuits. If you have any questions about these services or facilities, please don’t hesitate to contact the library staff.

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Operating Hours

The library at Sampoerna University is open:

Monday – Friday: 08.00 am – 09.00 pm

Saturday: 08.00 am – 05.00 pm

Sunday and Public holidays: Closed

*Sunday (two weeks before exam week and day exam week) library opening hours is 10.00 am – 5.00 pm)

If you have any questions about library’s services or hours of operation, please don’t hesitate to contact our librarian at library@sampoernauniversity.ac.id. We are here to help you make the most of the library’s resources and support your academic endeavors.

You can fill out the question form below and tell us how we can help you.

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