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ERIC Number: ED377876
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Theories and Practices in World Libraries: Papers Presented at the International Symposium on the Development of Theory and Practice of Library Information Science (1st, Wuhan, Hubei, China, May 21-25, 1993).
Wang, Chih
The purpose of this, the first international library conference held in China and sponsored by a Chinese institution, was to enhance the development of library and information science, promote the status of library and information professionals, and exchange ideas of research and practices in the field. In addition to ceremonial speeches, 134 papers were selected and read, most either written in or translated into English. Thirty-one of these papers are abstracted here, and are intended to provide references to scholars and practitioners who are interested in studying the current status and development of library and information services in many locations throughout the world, particularly China. Topics covered by the papers abstracted include: historical development, philosophical foundations, interactions with socioeconomic changes, technology and automation, management, cataloging and classification, preservation, and education. (MAS)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners; Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China