Synopses & Reviews
This book, written by highly knowledgeable practitioners and Chinese experts, compares current practices within Library and Information Science (LIS) in the USA and China offering a historical overview of instruction, government documents, and outreach in academic libraries. Chapters examine trends and forecast the future, offering an authoritative overview that libraries can use as a template for immediate and successful implementation and integration into current library workflows, as well as for future planning.
About the Author
Hanrong Wang is Acting Head of Pubic Services and Law/Technology Librarian, Associate Professor at Jacksonville State University, Alabama.
Bethany Latham is Electronic Resources and Documents Librarian Associate Professor and Associate Professor at Jacksonville State Universitys Houston Cole Library, Alabama.
Table of Contents
Instruction in American academic libraries; Instruction in Chinese academic libraries; Government publications in American academic libraries; Government publications in Chinese academic libraries; Outreach in American academic libraries; Outreach in Chinese academic libraries; Conclusion: A comparative analysis of U.S. and Chinese academic libraries