Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era

The library in China has been transformed by rapid socioeconomic development, and the proliferation of the Internet. The issues faced by Chinese libraries andlibrarians are those faced by library practitioners more globally, however, China also has its own unique set of issues in the digital era, including developmental imbalance between East and West, urban and rural areas, and availability of skilled practitioners. Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era is the first book on Chinese libraries responding to these issues, and more. The first part of the book places discussion in historical context, before moving on to the digital environment of the Chinese library. The book then considers the issue of digital copyright in China, and debates the core values of the Chinese library. The next three chapters cover public and academic libraries, and library consortia. Finally, the book gives a view of the future prospects for libraries in China. Unique in focusing on digital libraries in China Provides a comprehensive overview of libraries in contemporary China Presents valuable information formerly available only in Chinese

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  • Author : Conghui Fang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633734
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era

Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era
  • Author : Conghui Fang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKChinese Librarianship in the Digital Era

The library in China has been transformed by rapid socioeconomic development, and the proliferation of the Internet. The issues faced by Chinese libraries andlibrarians are those faced by library practitioners more globally, however, China also has its own unique set of issues in the digital era, including developmental imbalance between East and West, urban and rural areas, and availability of skilled practitioners. Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era is the first book on Chinese libraries responding to these issues, and

Collecting Educational Media

Collecting Educational Media
  • Author : Anke Hertling,Peter Carrier
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release : 08 April 2022
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Over the last two centuries, collectors from around the world have historicized, politicized, and digitized media in the pursuit of knowledge and education. This collected volume explores collections of educational media and their bearing on the ways in which people learn in both the present and future, how and why material objects have been used worldwide to store and maintain knowledge for politically expedient reasons, and how our understanding of digital collections can be adequately understood only in relation to,

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.

Library Management and Marketing in a Multicultural World

Library Management and Marketing in a Multicultural World
  • Author : James L. Mullins
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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The papers collected in this volume were presented at the conference entitled "Library Management and Marketing in a Multicultural World" in Shanghai, China from August 16-17, 2006, held under the auspices of the Marketing and Management Section of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). This book addresses some of the latest developments in the marketing and management of libraries worldwide, recognizing the challenges to meet local needs in a global, information society. The authors used different approaches to identify trends,

Information and Communications in the Chinese Countryside

Information and Communications in the Chinese Countryside
  • Author : Michael Minges,Kaoru Kimura,Natasha Beschorner,Robert Davies,Guanqing Zhang
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 06 May 2014
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The report first summarizes the key findings from the following three studies in three provinces (Guizhou, Jilin, Shandong): (a) a demand survey to assess rural ICT access and attitudes; (b) a library study including scoping the status of ICT use in rural libraries; and (c) a limited impact evaluation to examine how ICT interventions have affected rural uers. Then the report addresses the challenges and policy recommendations of ICT use in the Chinese Countryside.

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

International and Comparative Studies in Information and Library Science

International and Comparative Studies in Information and Library Science
  • Author : Yan Quan Liu,Xiaojun Cheng
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 07 August 2022
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Comparative studies in information and library science published in the past ten years have reflected a broad spectrum of backgrounds, interests, and issues, but until now services between different countries, Asian nations in particular, have never been gathered or organized into a single source. As demand from researchers, students, directors, and practitioners for pertinent literature continues to grow, there is a definite and increasing need for a focused guide to international and comparative librarianship. International and Comparative Studies in Information

Copyright in the Digital Era

Copyright in the Digital Era
  • Author : National Research Council,Policy and Global Affairs,Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy,Committee on the Impact of Copyright Policy on Innovation in the Digital Era
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 30 April 2013
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Over the course of several decades, copyright protection has been expanded and extended through legislative changes occasioned by national and international developments. The content and technology industries affected by copyright and its exceptions, and in some cases balancing the two, have become increasingly important as sources of economic growth, relatively high-paying jobs, and exports. Since the expansion of digital technology in the mid-1990s, they have undergone a technological revolution that has disrupted long-established modes of creating, distributing, and using

Histories of Surveillance from Antiquity to the Digital Era

Histories of Surveillance from Antiquity to the Digital Era
  • Author : Andreas Marklund,Laura Skouvig
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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Deploying empirical studies spanning from early Imperial China to the present day, 17 scholars from across the globe explore the history of surveillance with special attention to the mechanisms of power that impel the concept of surveillance in society. By delving into a broad range of historical periods and contexts, the book sheds new light on surveillance as a societal phenomenon, offering 10 in-depth, applied analyses that revolve around two main questions: • Who are the central actors in the history of surveillance? •

Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies

Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies
  • Author : IFLA Working Group on Guidelines for Subject Access by National Bibliographic Agencies
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 26 April 2012
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In a networked and globalized world of information the form of national bibliographies may have changed, however their major function remains unchanged: to inform about a country’s publication landscape, its cultural and intellectual heritage. Subject access offers a major route into this landscape providing information about the dispersion of publications in specific fields of knowledge and topics contained in a particular national publishing output. The Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies give graded recommendations concerning subject indexing policies

University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

University Libraries and Space in the Digital World
  • Author : Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 February 2016
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This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the forefront, chapters cover different aspects of learning and research support provision, shared services, and evaluation of space initiatives. Library staff requirements and green issues are outlined. The book also looks to the future, identifying the key

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.

Conceptualizing Copyright Exceptions in China and South Africa

Conceptualizing Copyright Exceptions in China and South Africa
  • Author : Jia Wang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKConceptualizing Copyright Exceptions in China and South Africa

This book critically evaluates the current copyright law system in a digital environment from a comparative perspective. Since many developing countries modelled their copyright laws on more advanced jurisdictions, they have not benefitted from such a law as much as intended due to their inherently embedded social economic conditions. Moreover, the copyright law system has been under constant challenges from rapidly developing digital technology and the Internet. All in all, there is a pressing need for developing countries to reevaluate

Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies

Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies
  • Author : Hui-Lan Titangos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 August 2013
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Social media technologies can help connect local communities to the wider world. Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies introduces the experience of bringing a local community to the world. This book, with the model of Santa Cruz County, California, develops a truly global approach to the subject. The first section of the book covers the early efforts of recording the local Santa Cruz area, before moving on to deal with Library 1.0. The next section looks at the