Tuesday, April 22, 2014

CozyBo2k opens today

Just before the World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, the opening ceremony of CozyBo2k was held today.
CozyBo2k is actually a new English name for the Foreign Languages Bookstore of the China National Publications Import & Export (Group) Corporation (CNPIEC).
CozyBo2k is located just beside the building of the CNPIEC.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

My Comic Portrait and Bronze Relief

These are my comic portrait by Laoduo (HAN Ying) in February 2011 and bronze relief by Anjianda (JIA Fang) in February 2014:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/guben/sets/72157640422711605/

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

ECIL (European Conference on Information Literacy)

We like to share with you the recent news regarding ECIL 2014:

Website for ECIL 2014 is ready ( http://www.ecil2014.org ). Second Call for Papers will be released soon. This year our keynote speakers are Dr. Michael Eisenberg and Dr. David Bawden. Please note that abstract submission deadline is March 16. Proceedings Book will be again published by Springer under its CCIS series. We look forward to receiving your contributions and we will appreciate very much if you share this information with your colleagues whom might be interested.

If you like to access ECIL 2013 papers:

ECIL 2013 Proceedings Book has been published http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0 

ECIL 2013 presentations (ppt files) are now available on the conference website  http://ecil2013.ilconf.org/program/ Just click on the links in the program. 

ECIL 2013 Book of Abstracts which includes abstracts of all contributions is available on conference website http://ecil2013.ilconf.org/ Please click on the book cover on the right hand side.

Hope to meet you all at ECIL 2014 in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 20-23 October. Warm regards,

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

MARC Formats in China: Local or International?

"MARC Formats in China: Local or International?" is my new paper published in JLIS.it (Journal of Library and Information Science = rivista italiana di biblioteconomia, archivistica e scienza dell'informazione), ISSN 2038-1026, Vol. 5, No. 1 (January 2014), p. 265-277. DOI: 10.4403/jlis.it-9083.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Chinese Translation of "UNIMARC Manual: Authorities Format" Published

Chinese translation of UNIMARC Manual: Authorities Format (3rd edition) was just published by the National Library of China Publishing House in December 2013.
The Chinese translation was done by the CNMARC Authorities Format National Standard Working Group. The corresponding national standard based on the UNIMARC format is expected to be completed in the next year.
Please see the following detailed bibliographic information:

Friday, December 20, 2013

Photo Album of My Department (2011-2013)

One of my colleagues made a photo album in video format, which includes several hundreds of photos of the Foreign Acquisitions & Cataloging Department, National Library of China, during my term of office 2011-2013.
Most of the photos were taken by me.
Please visit the following site for the video:

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Chinese Version of RDA Completed

After more than one year's effort of a team of 15 experts, the translation of RDA (Resource Description & Access) from English into Chinese was completed this month. We hope the Chinese edition could be published before the Spring Festival (Chinese Lunar New Year).