The Bago Regional College was opened at Basic High School No. (1) on May 27,1977 in 1976-77 academic year.

Bago Regional College had been changed to Bago College on 30 November 1981. At the same time the library was worked by the committee members. At first, the work part-time staff into the library and the teachers helped the library duty at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday to Friday in 1982.The Regional College was moved from Basic High School No. (1) toBago University Compound in 1984.

At that time it had not separated for the library. So the location of library occupied with building (G). Then the library was moved to Room No. (150) of the main building in 1985. Finally, it was moved to the three storey building on 14 May 2014.

DawKhin Win Yee was a Library Assistant Grade (1) on November 1988 and she was promoted to Assistant Librarian post in 1990. Moreover U Kyaw Win was pointed as a Library Assistant Grade (2) to the Bago College Library.

U Kyaw Win was promoted to Assistant Librarian post in 1999 at Bago College. Thus he was transferred to Yangon University Library. At that time, DawNawMyaNyo (Library Assistant Grade – 3) took the duty of Librarian as the absence of the Librarian. Then she was promoted to Assistant Librarian on October 2012. At that time, there are 4 library staff and assistant in the Bago University Library.

Now, DawTheinThein Su is working as Librarian atBago University Library on 8 Apirl 2016. At present, there are 10 library staff and Librarian in the Bago University Library.

Chief Librarian and its predescessors

  1. DawTheinThein Su 2016 to until now            Librarian
  2. DawNawMyaNyo 2010 to 2016                 Assistant Librarian
  3. U Kyaw Win 1977 to 1999                 Assistant Librarian
  4. DawKhin Win Yee 1988 to 1999                 Assistant Librarian

The following show, the collection of the library.

Myanmar Book                   10512

English Book                     10719

Myanmar Magazines              9780

English Magazines                4620

Myanmar Journal                   728

English Journal                    3345

The Library has (5) main sections.

  1. Circulation Section
  2. Reference Section
  3. e-Library
  4. Reading Section
  5. Preservation and Conversation
  6. Library Opening Hours

 

  1. Circulation Section

The Bago University Library was used by two models of acquisition by purchase and donation. After  attending the course, online library system,  e-catalogue entries with e-library software are used. Teaching staff can borrow up to 5 books at the same time for loan period of two weeks. Students can borrow up to 2books at the same time for loan period of one week.

 

  1. Reference Room

General reference books are Encyclopedia, Almanacs, Dictionaries, Universities Research Journals, Children’s Encyclopedia and Thesis. Users can also read the old Myanmar Reference books.

 

  1. e-Library

Library Service of the Bago University is e-Library and internet. The service is given in a separate room in the first floor. It also provides CD ROMs and e-books as well as free wifi-access. Moreover, for easy access to internet and eTekkatho Digital Library Offline was installed on  16th December 2016. It includes the books on (3000) Syllabuses of Massachusetts  Institute of Technology University, Engineering Subjects, Management Courses, General Knowledge, English Language , Physics, Chemistry ,Geology , Mathematics , Zoology , Encyclopedia and so on. To use the digital library , ten personal computers are provided and copying CD can be done by the permission of the librarian. There are about 1200 library members ofBago University Library. They are teachers, students and staff. Teachers and students use  e-library to search database for their subjects and research papers.

 

 

  1. Reading Room

There are two common reading rooms for 70 users each in the library.

 

  1. Preservation and Conservation

Newspapers and periodicals are functioned by preservation and conversation.

  1. Library Opening Hours

Monday to Friday             9:00 am  –   4:00 pm