General Information






Thesis Abstract


Document Delivery in Khon Kaen University Campus

Thai Language

The Instructional Resource Centre, was established in 1979, and is made up of two divisions, the Library and the Educational Media Centre. The aim of this Centre is to provide educational facilities to serve both staff and students.

The KKU Library system includes the Central Library and 13 faculty libraries. The University libraries provide information resources and services in the support of teaching, research and service activities of the University and the citizens of the Northeast. At present, the library has implemented a fully integrated automation system and library users can access monographs, Thai journal articles and other medias by means of the Online Public Access Catalog. A computer network links faculty libraries on campus as well as linking with other library systems within the country and overseas. Updated information from throughout the world can be accessed via the Internet. In addition, CD-ROM databases in the Central Library are accessible to users - both on and off campus - via the University computer network and modem/ telephone links.
The Central Library is composed of 2 buildings: a three-storey building with 4,600 square meters and a six-storey building with 9,600 square meters.
Shelving capacity : 300,000 books
Seating capacity : 1,300 readers

The Educational Media Centre provides videos, micofilm readers and slides, films and overhead projectors for teaching purpose.

The University Archives and the International Education Information Centre are set up in 1997. The Archives provides a collection relating to Khon Kaen University. The International Education Information Centre provides information about education and curriculum along with catalogues of various countries as well as suggestion about studying in these countries.

A new 11,250 square meter building is underconstruction and will be the center for services in information technology. "IT" will be compose of Internet services, CD-ROM online searching, VDO conference, media production, and language self study learning.