A11 Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Cau Giay Dist., Ha Noi
Director: MSc. Nguyen Thi Van Nga
Vice Directors: MSc. Tran Danh Minh Hoang
                          Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngo Van Thanh

Decision No: 595/VKH-TCCB ( October 12th,1982)
Signed by: Professor. Tran Đai Nghia

A11 Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Cau Giay Dist., Ha Noi
Phone: 04. 37564373, 04.37564344
Fax: 04.37564344
Director: Msc. Nguyen Thi Van Nga
Vice Directors: MSc. Tran Danh Minh Hoang
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngo Van Thanh


  • Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) has functions to assist the President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) in managing consistently the science and technology information-documentation network of VAST namely, collection, storage, treatment, propaganda and dissemination of knowledge, the results of scientific research  and technology development.


  • Managing, updating and exploiting the sources of science and technological information stored, preserved at the ISI.
  • Managing, building and connecting electronic resources and building a friendly integrated resource environment with users.
  • Building and exploiting the databases of ISI (books, magazines, reports of scientific research, excerpted articles, special subject collections…).
  • Providing information about the achievements of new science and technology for both the leaders and the staffs of VAST.
  • Providing information related to the Intellectual Property (The patent for inventions, the patent for useful solutions and the new related legal document).
  • Archiving the results of scientific research at both state and VAST levels.
  • Undertaking Vietnamese and world calendar data research projects.Providing the calendar data of Vietnam for internal and external publishers in the country authorized by the leader of VAST
  • Training and enhancing the quality of professional activities, professional skills for the staffs working with information – documentation in the library network of VAST’s specialized institutions, focusing on modernizing science information and technology system, setting up electronic library, establishing and applying a national, international standard in information – documentation activities.
  • Providing services and implementing an international cooperation on science information - documentation.
  • Disseminating information on the scientific research activities and the technological deployment of VAST on mass media and popularizing scientific and  technological products of VAST’s unit.
  • Performing other missions assigned by the President of VAST under the law.
- Total : 33
  • Regular staffs:        29
  • Contracted staffs:    04
  • Professors:
  • Associate professors:
  • Scientific Doctors:
  • Doctor:                   01
  • Masters:                 06
  • Bachelors:              22
  • Others:                  04
  • Electronic and communicative library activities
  • Scientific information
  • Scientific and intellectual property information;
  • Scientific and technological material archiving
  • Vietnamese calendar research
  • Propagandizing information and popularizing  the remarkable Scientific and technological activities of VAST
  • Implementing the project “Purchasing foreign scientific and technological journals of VAST in the period of 2011 - 2015” coupled with adding the large number of high-quality foreign e-journals to the digital library. The online journals embrace: ScienceDirect database including 2396 e-journals in the scientific and technological field; SpringerLink database series consisting of over 1200 names of scientific and technological e-journals; 38 ACS e-journals; 12 AIP e-journals; 8 APS e-journal; 66 IOP e-journal names and a ProquestCentral database.
  • Electronic library of VAST, address: Website:, has provided 1.886 ID, PW for the researchers and 17 still IP addresses for institutions of VAST, so as to access the address of VAST’s e-library
  • Cooperating with Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) in information – documentation activities.