CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS:  EAST ASIAN COLLECTIONS THEN AND NOW  Wen-ling Liu Librarian for East Asian Collection Wells Librar...
 
 
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FROM THE BEGINNING TO SYSTEMATIC DEVELOPMENT <ul><ul><li>In 1868, Yale received a gift of two Tokugawa woodblock editions,...
FROM GROWTH AND INNOVATION TO THE ERA OF AUTOMATION <ul><li>In 1975, the American Council of Learned Societies, with a fun...
PROSPECTS <ul><li>Increasing dependence on electronic resources and less dependence on the traditional library </li></ul><...
THANK YOU! Wells Library, Indiana University, Bloomington
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Wen-Ling Liu's Guest Speech at Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Midwest Chapter Annual Conference on May 21, 2011 at Indiana University Southeast Library (IUS)

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Changing Environments: East Asian Collections Then and Now

  1. 1. CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS: EAST ASIAN COLLECTIONS THEN AND NOW Wen-ling Liu Librarian for East Asian Collection Wells Library E860 Indiana University Libraries Bloomington, Indiana 47405
  2. 4. HTTP://WWW.CARTOONSTOCK.COM/DIRECTORY/L/LIBRARIAN.ASP
  3. 5. FROM THE BEGINNING TO SYSTEMATIC DEVELOPMENT <ul><ul><li>In 1868, Yale received a gift of two Tokugawa woodblock editions, Ansei kenbunshi 安政見聞誌 and Ansei fūbunshū   安政風聞集 , and eight issues of The Chinese Repository , published by the missionary press in Canton between 1832 and 1851. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1869, the Library of Congress received ten major Chinese works in 933 volumes from the Tongzhi 同治 Emperor . </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. FROM GROWTH AND INNOVATION TO THE ERA OF AUTOMATION <ul><li>In 1975, the American Council of Learned Societies, with a fund from the Ford Foundation, appointed a Steering Committee for a Study of the Problems of East Asian Libraries to recommend solutions to issues of collection development and access. </li></ul><ul><li>Three sets of recommendations from the Committee: </li></ul><ul><li>1) bibliographic control, </li></ul><ul><li>2) collection development and access, </li></ul><ul><li>3) technical and personnel matters. </li></ul><ul><li>Era of Automation. </li></ul>
  5. 7. PROSPECTS <ul><li>Increasing dependence on electronic resources and less dependence on the traditional library </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing acquisition of print materials </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in team-oriented research and learning environments </li></ul><ul><li>Preserving both print and electronic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Building ties and seeking collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting and training East Asian librarians </li></ul>
  6. 8. THANK YOU! Wells Library, Indiana University, Bloomington

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