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China Academic Library and Information System: an academic library consortium in China

Information technology and libraries [March 2000]


Abstract: Since its inception in 1998, China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) has become the most important academic library consortium in China. CALIS is centrally funded and organized in a tiered structure. It currently consists of thirteen management or information centers and seventy member libraries'' 700,000 students. After more than a year of development in information infrastructure, a CALIS resource-sharing network is gradually taking shape.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Information technology and libraries
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 02
Issue:March 2000
Publisher:Library Information and Technology Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:SPECIAL ISSUE: Library Consortia around the World, Part Two. JOHN F. HELMER, Guest Editor~Longji Dai is Director, Peking University Library, and Deputy Director, CALIS Administrative Center; Ling Chen is Deputy Director, CALIS Administrative Center; and Hongyang Zhang is Deputy Director, Reference Department, Peking University Library.
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