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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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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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The Sage in the Cathedral of Books

The Sage in the Cathedral of Books
  • Author : Yang Yang
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release : 02 May 2016
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The biography of Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee, who was awarded the highly prestigious Melvil Dewey Medal by the American Library Association in 2015, will be welcomed by readers interested in knowing not only more about Lee’s personal achievements and contributions in librarianship but also about the rapid changes in the library profession in general. The biography, written by Ms. Yang Yang of China Central Television in Beijing, was first published in Chinese in China in 2011. It was republished in Taiwan with

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Scholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan

Scholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan
  • Author : Jingfeng Xia
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 April 2008
GET THIS BOOKScholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan

Unique in its systematic exploration of the characteristics of scholarly communication outside the West, this book examines how countries and regions in East Asia (China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan) have reacted to the innovations in the conduct of research and in the exchange of ideas. It outlines the traditional systems of scholarly exchange in China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and concentrates on the efforts of these countries to provide revolutionary ways of writing, publishing, and reading information produced by members

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Serving Library Users from Asia

Serving Library Users from Asia
  • Author : John Hickok
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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Asian populations are among some of the fastest growing cultural groups in the US. This book is a comprehensive guide to serving library users from 24 specific Asian countries. It begins with a broad overview of how libraries can better serve Asian communities and then devotes a chapter to each country, providing wealth of valuable resources.

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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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Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society
  • Author : Barbara Dewey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society explores critical aspects of research library transformation needed for successful transition into the 21st century multicultural environment. The book is written by leaders in the field who have real world experience with transformational change and thought-provoking ideas for the future of research libraries, academic librarianship, research collections, and the changing nature of global scholarship within a higher education context. Authors are leaders in the research libraries field from a variety of countries

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Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors
  • Author : Patrick Lo,Dickson Chiu,Allan Cho,Brad Allard
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2018
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Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors: International Perspectives on Library Management presents a series of conversations with the directors of major academic and research libraries. The book offers insight, analysis, and personal anecdote from leaders in the library field, giving a unique perspective on how the modern library operates. Readers will learn about the most up-to-date trends and practices in the LIS profession from the directors of 24 internationally acclaimed academic and research libraries in Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland,

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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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China Bound

China Bound
  • Author : Linda A. Reed,Karen Turner-Gottschang
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1987
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This comprehensive, highly readable handbook simplifies the sometimes complex aspects of day-to-day life in China. Based on the experience of Americans who have recently studied, done research, and taught there, China Bound gives the invaluable "inside" information that only those who have been there can provide. Written primarily for students, scholars, and teachers, the book describes Chinese academic life and work and how Americans can fit into it. And, because it covers such a broad spectrum of topics--from customs regulations,

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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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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
GET THIS BOOKLibrary Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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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Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation

Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation
  • Author : Hawamdeh Suliman,Allen Jeff,Alemneh Daniel
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 19 October 2017
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To navigate the complex ecosystem of societal challenges, the International Conference on Knowledge Management Conference (ICKM 2017) focused on big data and data analytics as part of the relationship to the wider concept of knowledge management processes and practices. This book includes top papers presenting the major, and diverse, topics discussed at the conference. The papers covered various aspects of big data ranging from enhancing access to the big data to facilitating its wide applications in healthcare, social media, library and

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