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Wuhan University is a famous university with more than one-hundred-year history, and it has attracted many talented scholars and students. An academic atmosphere pervades the campus. Due to its huge collection and excellent web information service platform, the library of Wuhan University is a place where students can choose from many books, dabble at the knowledge of all subjects, and gain all kinds of information. It is a holy place spreading knowledge, with a devoted staff dedicated to providing excellent service.
Wuhan University Library acquires approximately 228,000 books & periodicals from home and abroad and 5,778 newspapers in 2011. Until 31st Dec 2011, the collection held 13,360,000 volumes, including around 6,767,000 printing volumes, 6,590,000 e-books & e-magazines, 442 databases and 200,000 volumes of thread-bound ancient books. More than 300 volumes are listed in “The Catalogue of Ancient Chinese Rare books”. 61 volumes are listed in “National Rare Ancient Books Directory “. The collection has covered all academic fields, especially the key disciplines. The library has established document exchange relations with more than 100 national libraries and academic institutions at home and abroad.
LABS and CENTERS
4 State Key Laboratories
2 National Engineering Research Centers
2 National Field Research Stations
7 Key Research Bases for Humanities and Social Sciences at the level of the Ministry of Education
3 National Bases for Basic Scientific Research and Teaching Personnel Training
5 Interdisciplinary Studies Platforms Built Jointly by WHU and State Ministries and Commissions
There are 19 student canteens in total. Guiyuan Canteen, Guiyuan Restaurant, Guiyuan Hotpot Restaurant, Meiyuan Canteen, Meiyuan Restaurant, Hubin Canteen, Hubin Restaurant, Fengyuan Canteen in the Campus of Humanities and Sciences; No.1 Canteen, No. 2 Canteen, No. 3 Canteen in the Campus of Engineering; No.1 Canteen, No. 2 Canteen, No. 3 Canteen, No.4 Canteen, Xingyuan Canteen in the Campus of Information Sciences; No.1 Canteen, No. 2 Canteen in the Campus of Medicine.Thetablewares in the canteens are all strictly sterilized and can be used reliably.
ART and CULTURE
Luojia Golden Fall Art Festival
Luojia Golden Fall Art Festival was created in 1987 and is now the most renowned cultural activity on campus. The art festival presents a perfect integration of art competition and art appreciation.
Luojia Golden Fall International Cultural Festival
Created in 2005, Luojia Golden Fall International Cultural Festival, with the international students as the main participants and international cultural exchange as the theme, is intended to deepen the mutual understanding between students from various countries and enhance the cultural communication between China and other countries.
Students' Associations Cultural Festival
Students' Associations Cultural Festival is one of the most important brand activities of WHU Union of Students' Associations. The festival includes more than 60 activities, grand and small, among which "Cherry Blossoms Poetry Competition" and "Cherry Blossoms Pen" have an extensive influence not only within Wuhan but also in universities across the whole nation.
Campus Supermarket of Cultural Activities
Launched in 2003, the Campus Supermarket of Cultural Activities is a comparatively young brand activity on campus. By now, we have formed six main sections, namely, "Luojia Theatre", "Luojia Literature Saloon", "Art Arena", "Art Kaleidoscope", "Sailing in the Scientific Ocean", and "Weekend Art Gallery", under which there are in total over 30 sub-activities covering literature, art, science and technology, and social practice, etc.