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Sharing digital resources globally: the China‐North America Library Conference

Sharing digital resources globally: the China‐North America Library Conference Purpose – This paper aims to report on the China‐North America Library Conference held in Beijing, China. The conference theme is Sharing Digital Resources: Challenges and Opportunities. Six sub‐themes are also intertwined with the conference theme: Resource sharing policies and perspectives; Digital infrastructure and repository technology; Research data sharing; Sharing digital preservation methods; and Shared digital access, retrieval and use. Design/methodology/approach – The paper summarizes several important presentations at the conference. Findings – The shared projects in this report include: National Cultural Information Resource Sharing Project; Multicultural Canada Project; Data Conservancy; National Library Digital Exchange Services; and Digital Museum Platform. Originality/value – This is an original conference report which would help those who are interested in sharing digital resources on a global scale to understand the challenges, issues, and opportunities on that aspect. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech News Emerald Publishing

Sharing digital resources globally: the China‐North America Library Conference

Library Hi Tech News , Volume 28 (6): 5 – Aug 9, 2011

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0741-9058
DOI
10.1108/07419051111173865
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to report on the China‐North America Library Conference held in Beijing, China. The conference theme is Sharing Digital Resources: Challenges and Opportunities. Six sub‐themes are also intertwined with the conference theme: Resource sharing policies and perspectives; Digital infrastructure and repository technology; Research data sharing; Sharing digital preservation methods; and Shared digital access, retrieval and use. Design/methodology/approach – The paper summarizes several important presentations at the conference. Findings – The shared projects in this report include: National Cultural Information Resource Sharing Project; Multicultural Canada Project; Data Conservancy; National Library Digital Exchange Services; and Digital Museum Platform. Originality/value – This is an original conference report which would help those who are interested in sharing digital resources on a global scale to understand the challenges, issues, and opportunities on that aspect.

Journal

Library Hi Tech NewsEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 9, 2011

Keywords: Conferences; Co‐operation; Technology; Internet; Libraries; Research

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