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The Library of Baku Higher Oil School is an academic library dealing mainly with the field of engineering. The library possesses a strong material and technical base and a reach fund of valuable literature, and is considered one of the leading academic libraries in the country. BHOS’ library complex consists of two facilities – the Khatai building and the new campus in Bibiheybat – both of which are provided with modern technologies. Foundation students and master students of MBA and Project Management programs study at the Khatai building, and students majoring in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Process Automation Engineering and Information Security study at the Bibiheybat campus. So, the library funds are located in such a way that students majoring in different specialties can easily avail themselves of required learning materials. The library funds includes modern literature and all necessary textbooks, and are provided with modern technology and equipment. Most of the textbooks kept at the library were published by Heriot-Watt University (UK), a partner university. The fund of the library consists of 30,000 physical materials (books, magazines, thesis abstracts, newspapers, disks) and 500,000 documents in electronic databases, with 1300 of them being stored in the electronic archive (Dspace). The library's electronic services also include the Digital library, which stores electronic copies of textbooks and additional aids. The Bibiheybat library consists of a literature fund, a large reading room, a computer room, a reader service area and 3 discussion rooms, which are also equipped with smart boards. The Khatai library consists of a large literature fund, a computer room and a reader service area. The fund of the library is constantly updated. BHOS continuously enriches its library fund by ordering several times a year textbooks and teaching aids used in leading higher education institutions of foreign countries, and this helps to cover teachers and students’ need for books and increases the efficiency of the teaching/learning process. The library fund contains not only imported books, but also fiction literature and donated books.