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About the library

Mission Statement

The Library supports the Duke Kunshan University's mission to become a world class liberal arts and research university that addresses the changing needs of global higher education and global challenges. As a collaborative partner in every aspect of the university's academic endeavors, the Library is an interactive and innovative teaching and learning hub and a scholarly gateway to enhance intellectual discovery, cultivate creativity, and promote scholarship and exchange of knowledge. With its highly qualified staff, the Library

  • acquires, organizes, preserves, and delivers diverse teaching and research resources in any format to university users with timely and seamless access at the place and point of need,
  • provides its users effective and cutting-edge tools to discover, use, and create learning, teaching, and research resources, and
  • develops the information literacy program to help prepare students to achieve academic excellence and master life-long learning skills in global environment.

Location & Hours

Collection/Study Space: AB 1075/2101
Monday – Sunday
7:00 – 23:00  
DVD/Equipment Loan · AB 2101B
Monday – Friday
9:00 – 17:30
Closed on public holidays

Staff Directory


Hong (Helen) Xu, Ph.D. (helen.hongxu@dukekunshan.edu.cn )
University Librarian, Duke Kunshan University
Associate University Librarian for DKU Library Services, Duke Unviersity

Xiaosen Liu (xiaosen.liu@dukekunshan.edu.cn
Library Administrative Officer, Duke Kunshan University

Access, Research & Instruction Support:

Mengjie Zou, MLIS (mengjie.zou@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Research and Instruction Librarian, Duke Kunshan University

Ying Zhu (ying.zhu814@dukekunshan.edu.cn
Library Coordinator (for Access Services, and Research & Instruction Support), Duke Kunshan University

Zhongyu (Mike) Yuan (mike.yuan@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Library Assistant (for Access Services, and Research & Instruction Support), Duke Kunshan University

Acquisition and Cataloging:

Zhejun (June) Ma (zhejun.ma@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Acquisition and Metadata Librarian, Duke Kunshan University

Data and Visualization

Scott Mauldin (scott.mauldin@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Data and Visualization Services Librarian, Duke Kunshan University

Learning Resources and Textbooks

Xue (Jennifer) Qiu (xue.qiu@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Senior Coordinator for Outreach and Learning Resource Management, Duke Kunshan University

Sicen Ye (sicen.ye@dukekunshan.edu.cn)
Learning Resource Management Assistant, Duke Kunshan University