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CARL visited Peking University Library

(April 1, 2011)

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) visited Peking University’s Library on March 28th. Many library directors from Canada came to PKU to exchange experiences and visit the PKU Library.

The meeting was held in Room E108 of PKU Library. Director of PKU Library, Zhu Qiang, attended the meeting along with the Assistant Director and the Head of the Director’s Office Bie Liqian,, the Foreign Affairs Assistant Zhang Hongyang, the Head of the Collection Development Department Chen Tiren, the Head of the Reference Department Liu Suqing, and other Deputy Heads.

Director Zhu warmly welcomed the CARL guests at the beginning of their meeting. He then gave a presentation introducing the history and experience of the PKU Library, including the fund, the collections, the services, the library staff, etc. Then Director Zhu introduced the CALIS(China Academic Library and Information System) and CASHL(China Academic Social Sciences and Humanities Library), two projects aim at the digital library construction and resource sharing. Director Zhu and CARL delegates then discussed some problems and solutions regarding digital books, search engines, online reading, multimedia materials management, and other topics.

The 2011 CARL China Study Tour

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