The library of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University was opened in 1998 in accordance with the mission and purpose of the university to provide faculty, students, researchers and administrative staff with the necessary information and sources of information, as well as to meet their educational, scientific, cultural and other information needs, to create and use an appropriate electronic system, to expand the range of necessary information resources and to enrich the content, to support educational, training and research programs.
An electronic catalog was created in 2002, an automated library system "Yordam" was built in 2005, all library services were automated, and the electronic catalog was opened to the world via the Internet (http://yordam.manas.edu.kg/). In February 2016, the mobile format of the electronic catalog "My Mobile Library" was introduced. At present, our library, with a total of more than 90 thousand books, newspapers, journals, audio and video sources, has 410 seats and receives about 500 thousand readers a year. Each library has an electromagnetic protection system, which allows readers to freely use the open source. Equipped with modern equipment, it connects to about 60 electronic databases and sources a year, provides readers with electronic books and journals in various fields. All libraries are equipped with high-speed WiFi and have 2 computer rooms for 27 people.
Mission. Library provides modern and global opportunities to serve as the heart of the academic and research community creating the perfect university library space.
Vision. Library strives to be at the center of the intellectual life of the University that promotes intellectual growth and research programs, exploring innovative technologies and services to deliver information and scholarly resources conveniently to users anytime / anyplace through collaboration and professionalism.