Library

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SDU Library

About the library

The research library was opened in 1996 and is one of the most important departments of the university. The mission of the library is to provide support for learning, teaching and research at the University by creating opportunities for access to local and global information resources, and to introduce digitization of library and bibliographic processes providing access to electronic resources. The Library serves undergraduate and postgraduate students and university staff. The Library has a collection of printed and e-books on a wide range of topics for the support of each subject in teaching and research. The Collection is updated annually in accordance with the requirements of educational programs of the university, with lots of publication formats being increasingly available electronically. Materials are purchased from well-known local and international book-selling networks, publishing houses, information agencies and companies.

News

100 NEW TEXTBOOKS IN THE KAZAKH LANGUAGE

In the article of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev «Course towards the future: modernization of Kazakhstan’s identity» the new project «New humanitarian knowledge. 100 New Textbooks in Kazakh Project» is being implemented for the development of social sciences and humanities.

The project’s goal is: creating all necessary conditions for students well-rounded education in history, political science, sociology, philosophy, psychology, cultural studies, religious studies, linguistics, media, economics, management, entrepreneurship and innovation. In the upcoming years 100 best world books on social sciences and humanities are expected to be translated into Kazakh to enable young generation easy access to the information.  For this purposes, a non-governmental organization «National Bureau of Translation» was established by the order of the Government in the summer of 2017.

SDU Library

 


Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00

 


Closed:
Weekends, holidays, last Friday of every month

Using our Library

     

A valid SDU ID card is required to subscribe and enter the library. Users / readers can borrow items; use reading room, and the centre of electronic resources.

Borrowing

       Loan entitlements differ for different materials:

  • Textbooks / course books can be borrowed for the period of studying the corresponding subject (with mandatory renewal of the items at the beginning of academic year);
  • Teaching materials can be borrowed for the period of up to one month. In case, there is a sufficient number of copies they can be borrowed for the period of teaching the corresponding subject  (with mandatory renewal of the items at the beginning of academic year);
  • Scientific books can be borrowed for the period of up to one month and no more than five items;
  • Fiction can be borrowed for the period of 15 days and no more than three items.

        Due dates for items may be extended if there is no demand for them from other users, or reduced if there is only one copy of the item and it is in high demand.

        Several items for use during the classes can be borrowed by the student or teacher in charge.

        The items that cannot be borrowed are: current periodicals, rare and valuable items, and the last or only copy of the item in the collection. In case such items are borrowed, a deposit, the amount of which depends on the value of the item, is charged for it. 

Using reading room

When ordering items in the reading room, users present their ID card. Items used in the reading room cannot be borrowed. Encyclopaedias, reference materials, rare and valuable items, as well as periodicals can be used only in the reading room.

         The number of items that can be issued for use in the reading room is not limited, as a rule, with the exception of items of high demand.

         Items issued in the reading room can be reserved for a particular user for a specified period. Library users / readers are required to:

  • Follow the rules of conduct for readers.
  • Annually, at the beginning of the academic year, re-register and return all the borrowed items. Users who are not re-registered are not served by any library department.
  • You must not pass your SDU ID card to another person so that they were able to use the Library.
  • You must observe all rules and instruction relating to the introduction and deposit of bags and cases.
  • Consider other readers and behave in a way that does not disturb them.
  • You must protect material or equipment issued to you.
  • Do not take items out of the library unless you are allowed to do so. 
  • Use the collection of the reading room only in reading room.
  • Do not violate the order of items in the open access collection.
  • Return materials to the library on due dates.
  • In case of loss or damage to materials, replace them with the same or equivalent materials.
  • Users who caused damage to the library materials or equipment are liable to the applicable regulations.
  • When leaving the university, readers must return all the materials issued to them to the library.

Support the University

SDU campus is a central place for students educational and recreational activities. University aims to renew its basic infrastructure by building new facilities and substantially renovating existing ones. This includes buildings, roads, utilities, grounds and landscaping, student housing, and information technology resources needed to fully support the University mission. Maintaining up-to-date library resources and research facilities, equipment, and technological tools are also important.

Support the faculty (professors)

1. Support Research Internship Program. Faculty members develop academic curriculum and research at the University. Within the framework of this program SDU provides faculty members with the opportunities to do research abroad. Your donations will cover flight expenses, accommodation and monthly salary from 6 months up to 1 year. SDU also invites professors from abroad to share their knowledge and experience with local faculty and students.
2. Support “Zhas maman” Program. “Zhas maman” program is aimed at developing university human capital by selecting the best SDU graduates and helping them start their academic career as teaching assistants. Young specialists are encouraged to do PhD abroad and get rich research experience from prestigious universities. Teaching assistants are provided with scholarships and professional advise from the faculty.

Support talented students

This program is for outstanding students regardless of their welfare. Eligible students have to demonstrate outstanding academic and social achievements. This program is designed to foster professional and personal development of students by giving full or partial grants or providing dormitory. In order to keep the grant during the whole period of its validity the recipient has to meet certain minimum GPA each semester.

FAQ

Question? Contact us! infomatrix@sdu.edu.kz

Since Infomatrix Asia is an international project competition and current lingua franca is English language, we decided that everything(documentation, presentation, submission) will be in English.

Starting from this year, participation doesn’t give opportunity get max at ENT.

All participants who study at secondary school must participate with their supervisors. Due to the security concerns of the participants.

Mail to infomatrx@sdu.edu.kz (Only technical questions)

Look carefully at category requirements, but common thing is: great presentation, clear documentation, completed project, short video demonstrating your knowledge of English Participants from Kazakhstan should have participated on regional, city, republic project competitions before.

Infomatrix Asia is an independent competition. Therefore, you are free to submit your project to any other competitions.

The participation fee is a required fixed cost that covers: transportation, medals, t-shirts, certificates, food, lodging and so on…

Accomodation

We are inviting participants to stay in our comfortable and modern “Student House” located on the territory of SDU.

The student house of Suleyman Demirel University offers students not only accommodation and meals on the territory of the Smart Campus during their studies, but also the opportunity to improve their social skills and strengthen international relationships.

Do you need help? Contact us!  infomatrix@sdu.edu.kz

Бонус ұпай қалай жинауға болады?

Қатысушылардың Instagram желісіндегі парақшасында SPT олимпиадасы туралы қызықты әрі креатив пост жариялау арқылы 1-ден 5-ке дейін бонус ұпайға ие болу мүмкіндігі бар. Пост сурет, мәтін немесе видео сияқты кез келген форматта бола алады.

Шығармашылық шектеу жоқ, қиялыңа ерік бер!
Арманыңды жаз, әңгіме құрастыр, видео түсір, достарыңа мотивация бер,  оларды да қатысуға шақыр!

Бұл – тіпті қосымша 0,5 ұпайдың грант иесі атануда шешуші рөл атқара алатын тұсы. Сондықтан мұндай тамаша мүмкіндікті міндетті түрде пайдалануға кеңес береміз.

Шарттары:

  • Қызықты және креативті пост жариялау (мәтін 50 cөзден кем емес, қатысышының өз атынан жазылады)
  • Cуретте @sdukz белгілеу (tag)
  • Хэштег – #spt2020 #sdukz
  • Пост соңында аты-жөнін, кластер мен ЖСН соңғы 6 цифрін хэштег арқылы көрсету (мысалы, Ахметов Айбек, #Кластер5, #123456).
  • Қатысушы парақшасы 10 наурызға дейін ашық болуы керек.

*Посттарды олимпиада ұйымдастырушылары былай бағалайды (жалпы ереже):

▫️1 ұпай:
— Пост жарияланған, талаптарға сай;
▫️2 ұпай:
— Мәтіні өте жақсы жазылған пост;
▫️3 ұпай:
— сапалы түсірілген және монтаждалған видео-пост;
▫️4 және 5 ұпай:
— Көп қаралым жинаған, лайк пен комментарий саны көп сапалы пост. 

Алайда баға беруші посттың сапасына көбірек қарайды. Яғни, тек қана мәтінмен-ақ +5 балл алу мүмкіндігі де бар. Немесе керісінше, көп лайк жинаған пост сапасыз болғандықтан 1 ұпай ғана жинауы мүмкін.

Посттар онлайн тіркелу аяқталғанға дейін қабылданады.

Как заработать бонусные баллы?

Участники имеют возможность заработать от 1 до 5 бонусных баллов, написав интересный и креативный пост об олимпиаде SPT на своей странице в Instagram. Пост может быть в любом формате, как текст, фото или видео.

Творчеству нет предела, дай волю своим фантазиям!
Напиши мечту, сочини рассказ, сними видео, мотивируй своих друзей, пригласи их участвовать вместе!

Это тот самый момент, когда даже 0,5 баллов решают, достоин ты гранта или нет. Поэтому очень советуем воспользоваться этой  возможностью.

Условия:

  • Опубликовать интересный и креативный пост (с текстом не менее 50 слов, от имени участника)
  • Отметить @sdukz на фото (tag)
  • Хэштег #spt2020 #sdukz
  • Указать в посте ФИО, кластер и последние 6 цифр своего ИИН через хэштег (например, Ахметов Айбек, #кластер2, #123456.
  • Страница участника должна быть открытой до 10 марта.

Посты оцениваются организаторами олимпиады таким образом:

▫️1 балл:
— есть пост, выполнены все условия;
▫️2 балла:
— пост с хорошо написанным текстом;
▫️3 балла:
— интересный пост с качественно снятым и смонтированным видео;
▫️4 и 5 баллов:
— качественные посты с хорошим охватом, количеством лайков и комментариев.

Оценивая посты, организаторы в первую очередь обращают внимание на качество поста. То есть, даже с текстом можно получить максимальный балл. Или наоборот, посты которые набрали тысячи лайкав, могут получить только 1 балл из за плохого качества.

Посты принимаются до завершения онлайн регистрации.

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