Archive for May, 2008

Comment on Our Blog from Ohio

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Japanese Collections » Blogging at East Asian library collections Says: March 13, 2008 at 2:19 am “Chinese Canadian Library Weblog 加华图书馆博客… It has some good information about meetings and discussion of issues related to East Asian library services. In contrast to the other two that I found earlier, that are both “institutional blogs,” this one […]

2008 Spring Congregation

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

The event lightened up this May, which was so dark and sad. President Toope’s speech emphasized on the freedom that education can give to people. I appreciate the invitations from SLAIS folks and enjoyed celebrating the moment with them. I missed all previous ones due to workshops, trips and library meetings. Very first UBC congregation […]

Why have we failed to exploit our early promise?

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Simon Winchester, the author of “The Man Who Loved China” published a piece in New York Times on May 15th. He compared Li Bing’s 2,300-year-old project, which still stands and works with the ruined school, less than a mile from Dujiangyan. On TV, we can see some buildings near those ruined schools are still standing. […]

Allan Cho – Writing about Chinese History and Books in the Georgia Straight

Monday, May 5th, 2008

The review was published on May 1st. I can’t wait to read the book now. Way to go Allan!

Library Use of E-books Survey

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Primary Research Group has published Library Use of E-books, 2008-09 Edition, (isbn 1-57440-101-7) and some of the results are: Some of the report’s findings are that: Libraries in the sample expected to renew over 77% of their current contracts. Well over 81% of the sample cataloged their e-book collection and listed it in their online […]

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