The staff meeting of the National Library of China was held today. About 1000 staff members of the library attended the meeting.
During the meeting, prizes respectively for excellent services and innovative services and the Director's Special Prize were announced. As the director of the former Acquisitions & Cataloging Department / Online Library Cataloging Center, I received a third-prize certificate from Dr. CHEN Li, Deputy Director, for the innovative services of the Online Library Cataloging Center in the year of 2007.
Mr. YAN Xiangdong, Director of the Division of International Cooperation, received the certificate of the Director's Special Prize for the Chinese Language Working Group of the 73rd IFLA General Conference. There were 8 staff members in the working group, and I was the coordinator of five simultaneous interpreters (including one from Shanghai Library) in the group.
Dr. ZHAN Furui, National Librarian, summarized the achievements in the 2007, pointed out major tasks to be done in the year 2008, and called on all the staff members to cooperatively make efforts for the successful opening of the new building on July 28, 2008.