May 14, 2021

Video Report: Asian Libraries Sign Resource Sharing Agreement

From Xinhua:

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.

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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)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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