The Library and Information Center of ShangHai Maritime University(library of SMU) won the 2009 of China Construction Engineering LuBan Award (National quality project)

      The full name of “Luban Award” is Construction Engineering Award established in 1987 by China Construction Industry Association .It’s main purposes is to encourage construction industry to strengthen management、improve project quality、Striving for the top engineering and  promote the level of quality of the project generally. this award is top honor prize in construction industry which has Strict selection methods and procedures of declaring、review and strict discipline of accreditation.

      China Ministry of Construction combined Construction Engineering Award with the National Quality Award which is established by Chinese government in 1981 ,deciding the name as China Construction Engineering Luban Award (National Quality Award).the award is selected once a year and the annual award amounted to 45.Chinese Construction Association release new selection methods of China Construction Engineering Luban Award(National quality Award)and the annual awards amount to 80.

      The area of The Library and Information Center (Zhongyuan Library  ) is 46,600 m2 .the library has 9 floors on the ground and I floor underground. It was constructed from 2004 to 2007,the total inves tment is¥140.7436 million. This Luban Award the library received is the highest award among the awards our university received in basic construction engineering in recent years.