Academic Libraries in the US and China. Comparative Studies by Hanrong Wang, Bethany Latham

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By Hanrong Wang, Bethany Latham

Educational libraries have an extended heritage either within the united states and China, with associations constructing alongside diversified trajectories, and responding to the speedily altering library setting globally. educational Libraries within the US and China compares present practices inside of Library and knowledge technological know-how (LIS) within the united states and China, giving an ancient assessment of guideline, govt records, and outreach in educational libraries, in addition to dialogue and comparative analysis.

An creation ends up in chapters on guide, executive guides, and outreach. every one subject is roofed either for American and chinese language educational libraries. A end then offers comparative research folks and chinese language educational libraries.

  • Provides a transparent exam of the ancient foundations of 3 key parts in the educational library
  • Includes examples of easy-to-implement present practices
  • Anticipates destiny trends

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Thus academic librarians in US libraries now provide instruction on a variety of research methods: how to approach academic inquiry, how to utilize resources in print and electronic format, and how to critically analyze and incorporate the information gathered from these sources. Librarians are now firmly entrenched as collaborative partners with subject faculty and play the primary role in instruction. Librarians wear a variety of hats: they are instructors, professors, coordinators, and information literacy specialists.

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So far, these predictions have not been proved correct; print and electronic live a dual existence, but web-based technology has completely transformed the book publishing industry, and it is a transformation that is ongoing. 31 Academic Libraries in the US and China With the development of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and the World Wide Web, information delivery online became possible. The first digital texts were catalogs, bibliographies, and indexes. They were essentially metadata: information about books and resources, not the books and resources themselves.

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