Academic Libraries in the US and China

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

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  • Author : Hanrong Wang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 276 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633564
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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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations

The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations
  • Author : Peter H. Koehn,Xiao-huang Yin
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release : 31 May 2002
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Scholars of political science and other social sciences, mostly working in the US, explore recent and contemporary developments in how the Chinese-American experience impacts relations between the two countries. The 13 essays cover impact and implications, changing orientations and participation in shaping US policy toward China, and expanding networks and prospects for transnational cooperation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Chinese Overseas

Chinese Overseas
  • Author : Chee-Beng Tan,Colin Storey,Julia Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Chinese University Press
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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'The issue of Chinese diaspora is a fascinating phenomenon in the midst of globalism, and there is a growing interest in studies of overseas Chinese, not only overseas but in China itself. This volume, the result of an international conference on Chinese overseas studies, deals with issues of research and documentation of Chinese migration and migrants. It brings together the efforts of scholars and librarians in examining the research and documentation of Chinese overseas. Documentation must go hand in hand

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

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

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,