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Posts from the ‘2010 Meeting’ Category

Preserving Culture & Knowledge through Archiving Web Content

Beth Tillinghast-”Web Support Librarian ScholarSpace Manager Hamilton Library”,University of Hawaii at Manoa The Internet has become one of the major venues for the sharing of culture and knowledge. A growing body of primary source material is being created digitally and distributed on the web. Yet because of the Internet’s fluid nature, often pages or entire […]


A Transition to Hybrid Library: Practice in Shanghai Library

Wu Jianzhong(吴建中)-Director,Shanghai Library The Shanghai Library and Institute of Science and Technology Information of Shanghai (ISTIS) were merged in 1995. Since then, the Shanghai Library has been exploring new development models. The new organization has presented a new public image with new technology and open services. In 1996 we began to use a windows-based automatic […]


Towards Digital Age: Trends of Academic Libraries in China

Zhu Qiang(朱强)-Director,Peking University library Give a brief introduction to the higher educational institution libraries in China, particularly on the strategies facing the digital age. Presentation[PPT]


Movies, Maps, and Memories: Extending Our Collections, Refining Our Services

Brian Flaherty-Assistant University Librarian – IT,University of Auckland Library As a growing proportion of our collections (e-journals, databases and e-books) are hosted and managed off-shore, the value of our unique local and national content becomes increasingly self-evident. The management and delivery of born-digital and digitized materials offer unique challenges including streaming media, digital asset management, […]


A Long and Winding Road: Creating a Digital Hong Kong Collection at the University of Hong Kong Libraries

Yiu Chuen Wan(尹耀全)-Services Team Leader at Main Library,University of Hong Kong Libraries Co-author with Iris Chan It has been some 15 years since Hung On-To Memorial Library (Hong Kong Collection) of the University of Hong Kong Libraries conducted its first digitization experiment. A set of Hong Kong Fact Sheets, which was published by the government […]