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Historical Sketch

  • 1991 – 1992: The foundation years of the Khazar University Library.  Due to the infrastructure situation, the Library carries on its activities in two separate Campuses: The East or Ahmedli Campus in the Khatai District and West Campus is in Yassamal Distric, near the Metro Station, "January 20 th." Both Campuses have their Libraries and Reading Halls.
  • To facilitate physical access to information, a policy of self-service has been chosen with open access to stacks located within the Reading Hall areas.
  • Firstly in Azerbaijani librarianship the holdings was classified and arranged according Dewey Decimal Classification System.
  • The Center for Education and Information Studies (CEIS) of Khazar University was established in 1995 as important outcome of the early stage of the partnership with graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California in Los Angeles under USIS funding. The CEIS has held different training programs for librarians and information specialists in Azerbaijan.