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Academic Libraries in the US and China

Academic Libraries in the US and China
  • Author : Hanrong Wang
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2013
  • ISBN : 1780633564
  • Pages : 276 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Academic libraries have a long history both in the USA and China, with institutions developing along different trajectories, and responding to the rapidly changing library environment globally. Academic Libraries in the US and China compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China, giving an historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries, as well as discussion and comparative analysis. An introduction leads to chapters on instruction, government publications, and outreach. Each topic is covered both for American and Chinese academic libraries. A conclusion then gives comparative analysis of US and Chinese academic libraries. Provides a clear examination of the historical foundations of three key areas within the academic library Includes examples of easy-to-implement current practices Anticipates future trends


Academic Libraries in the US and China

Academic Libraries in the US and China
  • Author : Hanrong Wang,Bethany Latham
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2013
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Academic libraries have a long history both in the USA and China, with institutions developing along different trajectories, and responding to the rapidly changing library environment globally. Academic Libraries in the US and China compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China, giving an historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries, as well as discussion and comparative analysis. An introduction leads to chapters on instruction, government publications, and outreach. Each

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International Students and Academic Libraries

International Students and Academic Libraries
  • Author : Diane E. Peters
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 12 April 2010
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This book addresses the issues faced by both international students and by librarians who work with them and offers suggestions on ways to make the relationship between the two groups more positive and productive. The annotated bibliography provides an overview of the literature on the topic.

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Global Library and Information Science

Global Library and Information Science
  • Author : Ismail Abdullahi
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 07 November 2017
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This 2nd edition of the highly successful Global Library and Information Science presents an up-to-date review of international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from all regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia

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Education in the People's Republic of China, Past and Present

Education in the People's Republic of China, Past and Present
  • Author : Franklin Parker,Betty June Parker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 December 2017
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The 3,053 entries in this work, first published in 1986, comprise the compliers' attempt at a comprehensive annotated bibliography of the most useful locatable books, monographs, pamphlets, regularly and occasionally issued serials, scholarly papers, and selected newspaper accounts dealing in a significant way with formal and informal, public and private education in the People's Republic of China before and since 1949.

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Academic Library Development and Administration in China

Academic Library Development and Administration in China
  • Author : Ruan, Lian,Zhu, Qiang,Ye, Ying
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 12 September 2016
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As the Chinese economy develops, academic libraries continue to evolve and provide indispensable services for their users. Throughout this growth, the scientific and cultural dialogue between China and the United States has made it necessary for each country’s libraries to understand each other. Academic libraries often act as catalysts for progress and innovation; proper management and applications of these resources is key to promote further research. Academic Library Development and Administration in China provides a resource to promote Sino-U.

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Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries

Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries
  • Author : Sacco, Kathleen L.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 June 2015
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Digital Humanities is a burgeoning field of research and education concerned with the intersection of technology and history, philosophy, linguistics, literature, music, cultural studies, and the arts. Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries aims to stand at the forefront of this emerging discipline, targeting an audience of researchers and academicians, with a special focus on the role of libraries and library staff. In addition to a collection of chapters on crucial issues surrounding the digital humanities, this

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The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.

The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.
  • Author : Vivian Ling
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 February 2018
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This book will be the first account of the development of Chinese as a foreign language in the U.S., as it interacts with the relevant entities in China and beyond. There are virtually no systematic retrospective reflections on the field outside of the greater China region; and yet over the past decades the field has grown by leaps and bounds, and it is critical now that we pause to reflect on what has happened and what we can learn

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International Librarianship

International Librarianship
  • Author : Constantia Constantinou,Michael J. Miller, Kenneth Schlesinger
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 28 December 2016
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Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access. International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic communities. This collection draws on case studies from American librarians who traveled to Central America, the Caribbean, Central Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia to participate in librarian-initiated

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Divided Libraries

Divided Libraries
  • Author : T.D. Webb
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 29 August 2012
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Given the highly trained library workforce now available and the vast and growing array of packaging information and knowledge, libraries have the capacity to become pre-eminent places of learning, research, and teaching. Yet, despite this potential, libraries remain divided from their constituencies and their governing bodies, be they students, faculties, university administrations, municipal governments, or ordinary citizens. Indeed, many modern university administrators, viewing librarians as ancillary citizens in academe, have allowed their libraries to wither under the burden of shrinking

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Academic Library Development and Administration in China

Academic Library Development and Administration in China
  • Author : Lian Ruan,Qiang Zhu,Ying Ye
  • Publisher : Information Science Reference
  • Release : 01 August 2016
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"This book provides a resource to promote Sino-U.S. communication and collaboration between their academic libraries, reflecting on the expanding, global field of information science"--

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Envisioning Future Academic Library Services

Envisioning Future Academic Library Services
  • Author : Sue McKnight
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 26 June 2022
GET THIS BOOKEnvisioning Future Academic Library Services

Edited by a thought leader with an international reputation, it brings together renowned authors from across the globe who are breaking traditional moulds and boundaries in a way that will have a profound impact on the way libraries and library services are conceptualized in the years to come. They represent the key links in the knowledge chain: authors, publishers, academics, community knowledge creators, librarians and institutions; the student perspective is also provided.

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Building a Better Chinese Collection for the Library of Congress

Building a Better Chinese Collection for the Library of Congress
  • Author : Chi Wang, The U.S.-China Policy Foundation
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 02 July 2012
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In this collection of essays written by the former head of the Library of Congress Chinese Collection, Chi Wang chronicles the modest beginnings of the Chinese Collection at the Library of Congress and his crusade to transform it into the largest collection and Chinese cultural presence outside Asia. Select writings discuss publication and personnel exchanges with Chinese academic libraries, Chinese character encoding and library automation, and publishing activities in China.

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Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information

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The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities

The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
  • Author : Mabe, Michael,Ashley, Emily A.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 01 March 2017
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Disasters can happen without warning and cause detrimental damage to society. By planning and conducting research beforehand, businesses can more effectively aid in relief efforts. The Developing Role of Public Libraries in Emergency Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly information on library engagement in official emergency response and how these institutions can offer community aid in disaster situations. Featuring extensive coverage on a number of topics such as hazard analysis, mitigation planning,

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Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 06 March 2020
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Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information, as well as librarian roles as knowledge managers. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice addresses new methods, practices,

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