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AAAS and Chinese science organization explore new collaboration

(16 May 2018) Leaders of the China Association for Science and Technology and counterparts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science explored on Wednesday ways to build on a longstanding collaboration between the two scientific organizations through science communication and education partnerships. During a meeting at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., six CAST […]


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New American Center opens in Yangon

(23 March 2018)  The new American Center opened on Wednesday at the corner of Inya Road and University Avenue in Yangon, the US Embassy announced. The new centre ‘represents the largest single financial commitment’ by the US government in an American Center anywhere in the world, the embassy statement said. The library is open to […]


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Buddhist Digital Resource Center seeks Executive Director

(7 March 2018) The Board of Directors of the Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC, www.tbrc.org) invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director. The Buddhist Digital Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to seeking out, preserving, organizing, and disseminating Buddhist literature. Joining digital technology with scholarship, BDRC ensures that cultural treasures […]


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Princeton hiring Chinese Studies Librarian

(18 October 2016) The Library seeks a creative, energetic and service-oriented subject specialist who is excited about the possibilities Princeton offers to shape and further enrich its already excellent library collections and provide outstanding library services in the interdisciplinary field of Chinese Studies. Reporting to the Director of the East Asian Library, the Chinese Studies […]


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80% of US schools use eBooks or digital textbooks

(2 April 2016) Overdrive has just published a new survey that takes a look at digital penetration in schools in the United States. They take a look at what medium is the most popular and what type of tech devices diligent young scholars are employing to get the most out of their education, says Michael […]


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George Washington University hiring China Studies Librarian

(3 December 2015) The GW Libraries seeks applicants with a deep academic interest in contemporary China. The successful candidate will possess outreach acumen along with a passion for exploration and learning, the desire to work in successful collaboration with others, and the potential to contribute to a dynamic organization committed to achievement. Specific Duties and […]


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US and China drive international patent filing growth in record-setting year

(13 March 2014, Geneva) The United States of America and China drove record-level patent-filing activity via WIPO in 2013 as the number of annual international patent applications surpassed the 200,000 mark for the first time. International trademark and industrial design filings also achieved new record-breaking levels. The total number of filings under WIPO’s Patent and […]


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