History of library developments in China
YI, Zhixian (2013) History of library developments in China. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities in Session 164 - Library History Special Interest Group.
History of library developments in ChinaChina, as a country with one of the most ancient origins of libraries, has a long history of books and libraries. Libraries have experienced several periods of developments. However, the emphasis has not been put on the research on history of library developments until the twenty-first century. This study examines the historical and current status of library developments in China. It compares the similarities and differences of the developments of libraries in terms of the social, political, economic, scientific, technological, educational, and cultural backgrounds of various periods. It also analyses the main problems influencing the developments of post-contemporary Chinese libraries. Suggestions and recommendations are helpful to develop future libraries successfully in the digital age.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities
Session 164 - Policy, strategy and advocacy AND users driving access and services - Library History Special Interest Group
Track 3: Users driving access and services
|Divisions:||Division 4 Support of the Profession > Library Theory and Research Section > Library History Special Interest Group|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||History, library developments, similarities and differences, problems, suggestions|
|Date Deposited:||01 Jul 2013 15:07|
|Last Modified:||01 Jul 2013 15:07|
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