University library of Yezin Agricultural University is hosting thousands of books, literatures, journals, research and term papers, dissertation, CD-ROMs and others which are mainly in agriculture both electronically and in printed form. YAU library is a member of Myanmar Academic Libraries Consortium (MALC) in 2017-2018. It has been a depository library of FAO publications since 1999 and also in affiliation with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and International Information System for Agricultural Science and Technology (AGRIS) which provide recent publications and articles. As for online searching, the university has Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) and Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE). Lan TEEAL (Essential Electronic Agricultural Library for Local Area Network) is also in use. e-library system was upgraded in collaboration with KOICA project in the year 2010. Under Lancang-Mekong cooperation, YAU library improvement has been assisted by the Chinese government under the project named “Establishing Agricultural Libraries Network among Universities within Lancang-Mekong Area” in collaboration with Yunnan Agricultural University, China and Maejo University, Thailand from 2019 to 2021.
Librarian and its Predecessors
Name of Librarian
Period of Service
U Myint Thein
From 18-3-1977 To 17-4-1998
Daw Wynn Lei Lei Than
From 17-3-2006 To 1-11-2018
Library Assistant Grade (2)
Library Assistant Grade (3)
Library Assistant Grade (4)
Types of Collection
Report / Unpublished Work
Stack Room - Closed-Access System Circulation - Computerized System Cataloguing - AACR 2 Classification - DDC System Books Arrangement - Classified Order
Teaching staff may borrow up to ten items and issue one month.
Postgraduate students may borrow up to five items and issue two-week.
Undergraduate students may borrow up to 3 items and issue one-week.
Library Fines (Overdue Material)
1 day late- 2 days fine
1 week late – 2 weeks fine
1 month late – 3 months fine
Special service for Visually Impaired Students
Assist for finding online e-Resources and references in the library
Annually, enrolled students, office staff and faculty members have registered at the Library. It needs present his/ her identity card, giving 1 passport photos to the library.
Research4Life is designed to enhance the scholarship, teaching, research and policy-making of the many thousands of students, faculty, scientists, and medical specialists, focusing on health, agriculture, environment and other life, physical and social sciences in the developing world. It does this by providing free or low-cost online access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content. Research4Life is a public-private partnership of WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, ILO, Cornell and Yale Universities, the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers and up to 160 international publishers. The goal of Research4Life is to reduce the knowledge gap between high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries by providing affordable access to scholarly, professional and research information. Since 2002, the five programs – Research for Health (Hinari), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE), Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) and Research for Global Justice (GOALI) – have provided researchers at more than 10,000 institutions in more than 120 low- and middle-income countries with free or low-cost online access to up 100,400 leading journals and books in the fields of health, agriculture, environment, applied sciences and legal information.
The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL)
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The Global Agricultural Research Archive (GARA) from CABI
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AGRIS (International Information System for the Agricultural Science and Technology)
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OATD (Open Access Theses and Dissertations)
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NDLTD Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
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