Tag Archives: Beijing

Thieme Group establishes new office in Beijing

(26 November 2018, Stuttgart)  With the recently opened Beijing office, the Thieme Group – leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health – strengthens its presence on the Asian market. The purpose of the office is to build relations with key research institutes and societies, and to support Chinese […]


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Beijing subsidizes brick-and-mortar bookstores in digital era

(19 July 2018) Beijing municipal government will hand out 50 million yuan (7.46 million U.S. dollars) in subsidies every year to help brick-and-mortar bookstores survive in downtown areas. The government’s information office said on Tuesday that from 2018, the yearly budget will be appropriated to support 150 brick-and-mortar bookstores. According to the subsidy plan, each […]


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China’s first 24-hour hospital library opens in Beijing

(28 December 2017) China’s first 24-hour hospital library officially opened to the public at Beijing Children’s Hospital East Branch on 27 December 2017, becoming the eighth Chaoyang Urban Library. The library prepares 2,000 books for children and parents to read which can be  freely borrowed and returned to the library with a Beijing public library […]


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The Changing Nature of Knowledge Dissemination and Management

On August 25th, 2017, IGI Global hosted a complimentary educational seminar entitled “The Changing Nature of Knowledge Dissemination and Management” during the 24th Beijing International Book Fair at the China International Exhibition Center. As a co-organizer, iGroup China participated in the preparation and operation of the seminar. The main lecturer of the seminar is Dr. […]


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IGI Global invites you to its Knowledge Dissemination Seminar in Beijing

(31 July 2017) Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Executive Editor of IGI Global, will present a complimentary educational seminar, The Changing Nature of Knowledge Dissemination and Management, on August 25th during the Beijing International Book Fair at the China International Exhibition Center. Learn how the academic community can ensure the credibility of all the scholarly and scientific […]


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The NLC holds the China-South Asia Library Management and Service Seminar

(26 November 2016) From 12 November to 20 November, the National Library of China (NLC) held the China-South Asia Library Management and Service Seminar with Library New Development in the Internet Era as the theme. 14 attendees from home and abroad attended the seminar, including 3 Chinese attendees from Yunnan Province, Qinghai Province, and Xinjiang […]


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Elementary School Library/Chinese Library Media Specialist (International School of Beijing, China)

(7 October 2015) The International School of Beijing seeks a certified and experienced librarian, ideally Mandarin Chinese-speaking, to oversee the Lower Elementary LMC operations and develop the PK-12 Chinese collection. For more details and to apply, visit the ISB vacancies page.


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China: Beijing metro users access free eBooks

(15 January 2015) Finding something to read on the underground just got a bit easier in Beijing, where travellers can now access a free electronic library. Carriages on Line 4 of the city’s metro feature barcodes which people can scan with their tablets or smartphones, China’s BTV News channel reports. They’ll be able to choose […]


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Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2019 November 2019 National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2019 Discover Diversify Dive […]


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