Thursday, February 14, 2008

Mr. WU Longtao passed away

Mr. WU Longtao passed away on February 13, 2008.

Mr. Wu was born in Haining, Zhejiang Province, in 1930. He used to be the Deputy Director of Shanghai Library. He is a well-known expert in cataloging rules and in serials management. He is also one of the Chinese translators of AACR2 and ISBD(S). I met Mr. Wu in 2003 during the meeting for the revision of the Chinese Cataloging Rules.

YE Fensheng, Mr. Wu's wife, is also an expert in library cataloging.