ISSN 1002-1027  CN 11-2952/G2

Journal of Academic Libraries

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An Investigation of Rare Book Collection and Management in Chinese Libraries

Xu Xiaoxia   

  • Online:2011-04-10 Published:2011-04-10

Abstract: This paper reports a questionnaire survey of regulations for rare book management in major academic and public libraries in China.It shows that although there is no related logistic framework or professional code or guidance for managing rare books collection in China, most libraries have put forth their own regulations. Because of the lack of national guidance,these regulations vary greatly. The paper analyzes the implications of these variances and calls for strategic considerations of the best ways to balan...