Consortial Collaboration and Competition meeting in Hong Kong

In celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the University Library System at CUHK and The Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC), a consortium that joins together in partnership the eight publically-funded Hong Kong institutions of higher learning, will hold a combined conference on 30th and 31st May 2013, entitled “Academic Librarian 3: The Yin-Yang of Future Consortial Collaboration and Competition”.

The major themes of the conference are: Co-operative staff development: benefits, pitfalls and best practices; Academic library consortia governance;  Cutting edge approaches to access to and storage of shared paper-based and digital collections: open and closed systems; and Centralizing collection management and technical services: inevitable or avoidable?  The conference takes place 30-31 May 2013 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Details here: