Video Report: Asian Libraries Sign Resource Sharing Agreement
Librarians from China and other Asian countries have agreed on strengthening collaboration and promoting resource sharing in the digital era.
More than 80 chief librarians and representatives from Asian countries and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions signed the Declaration of Kunming at the Asian Library Curator Forum, which kicked off Tuesday in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province.
Ngian Lek Choh, deputy chief executive of the National Library Board of Singapore, said Singapore is cooperating with the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Suzhou in personnel exchanges and data sharing.
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Report from Chinese Television, CCTV (in English)
A Bit More About the 2013 Forum for Asia Library Directors (via IFLA)
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