Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

The Social Science Library is a general and multi-disciplinary library with diversified and profound information about the social sciences and humanities. The Library is currently keeping very profound, valuable, and rare materials on the Orient and is considered the largest resource in Southeast Asia with nearly 400,000 books, over 900 journals and newspapers in Vietnamese and foreign languages that are regularly supplemented. The Library's book collection dates back to 1957 with over 100,000 books in Chinese, Japanese, English, and French, ranging on subjects including the economy, culture and society of far eastern countries in the early 19th century. Many of these have been digitized for long-term usage.

Linked to the General Library is a system of specialized libraries which operates within member institutes under VASS. They contain numerous books, articles and other publications under the mission to support the academic fields of instruction, research, and service, for researchers, faculty and students. The libraries have contributed to the common good by collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the recorded knowledge of the social sciences with the public.