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About
Welcome to the Learning Resource Center page of the Al-Farabi Private Colleges. We request you to explore and make full use of the library services
The library is the heart of every educational institute which breathes knowledge and information into the minds of the student
The Al-Farabi Colleges Libraries have a well-equipped with an elaborate collection of books, journals, project reports, audio-video materials and other resources to serve their users. This is in line to fulfill both the vision and mission of Al-Farabi Colleges
Al-Farabi Colleges’ Libraries are fully automated with using RFID and barcode technologies to issue and return books with the help of ‘OpenBiblio’ an open source, automated library system. The libraries aim to provide reliable and comprehensive information on right time to right users in right manners
There are following tools to discover and disseminate library materials
OPAC-Library Catalogue: It will help you to find your desired resources from all libraries’ collections
E-Resources: Here, you will find all subscribed resources of Al-Farabi Colleges and list of open access resources in Medical Sciences
Institutional repository: Here, you can search the intellectual work of Al-Farabi faculty members, including theses and project reports of students
We would appreciate your suggestions and comments for improving our services

Vision & Mission

Vision

Al-Farabi Colleges’ vision is “to establish a creative and attractive research and learning environment in order to build a knowledge-based society”

Vision of Library is “to support the College vision, as well as to develop knowledge, sharpen critical thinking and skills of information retrieval”

Mission

The Library’s mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the research, teaching, and learning needs of the College community

Objectives of Library

To understand the research, teaching, and learning needs of its users

To provide a rich collection of books, periodicals, (print & electronic both) which meet the needs of students and faculty in order to support medical courses offered

To encourage information literacy skills and assist the Al-Farabi community in making effective use of information

To collaborate with Al-Farabi community to enrich the research and learning community

To offer a support to our users in order to make maximum use of the library services through various channels

To establish a proper infrastructure for providing adequate service in this information and communication technology era

Library Values

In all of our interactions, we are guided by these values

Knowledge

We encourage the process of learning and the life of the mind

We celebrate truth seeking through discourse and investigation

We anticipate and contribute to scholarly inquiry

We promote the Library as both a real and virtual extended classroom

We embrace our role as collectors and custodians of the intellectual record

Quality

We commit ourselves to excellence

We seek out the best people and resources to accomplish our work

We support individual growth and organizational development

We work diligently to exceed the expectations of those we serve

Integrity

We relate to each other with honesty and candor

We adhere to the principles of fairness, justice and equality in our work

We promote the highest standards of our profession, including open and equitable access to information

We demonstrate a strong work ethic, taking responsibility for our actions, keeping our word, and following through on our commitments

Respect

We treat everyone with equal consideration and courtesy

We encourage differences in perspective, opinions and ideas

We consider the needs of others

We provide an environment that is inclusive and diverse

Communication

We engage in open and honest communication at all levels

We recognize the importance of Library-wide participation

We reach out to all segments of our user communities

We share information and solicit opinions about decisions that affect the success of the Library