Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Chinese Rare Books Overseas: CEAL 2014 Program

Report on a Survey Project on the Collaborative Preservation of Chinese Rare Books Overseas

Mr. Zhang Zhiqing, Deputy Director of the National Library of China (NLC)

11:00-12:30pm, March 27, 2014
Independence Ballroom II, 3rd Level
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott

Mr. Zhang’s report will give a brief overview of the NLC’s project on collaborative preservation of Chinese rare books overseas with a focus on the compilation of The Union Catalog of Chinese Rare Books in North America. He will also introduce the recent publications of Reprints of Chinese Rare Books (Overseas Edition) and Chinese Rare Books Series. Finally he will update the preparation for the “Workshop on Appraisal and Preservation of Chinese Rare Books for North American Librarians.”

Susan Xue
Chair, Committee on Chinese Materials (2012-14)

East Asian Science Technology and Medicine: 2014 Program

Dear all,
At the annual AAS / CEAL conference, the East Asian STM (Science, Technology and Medicine group) will meet Friday morning, March 28th from 7-8 am at the Marriott, room 301 (the conference hotel).

The nuclear reactor accident in Fukushima has made everyone realize the importance of communication among historians of science, scientists in various disciplines and archivists/librarians. Please join us to discuss the future directions of the East Asian STM!

We look forward to seeing you all there!

East Asian Science, Technology and Medicine (STM)
Friday March 28th, 7-8 AM
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, room 301


Best wishes,
The Co-Chairs of East Asian STM:
Tomoko Y. Steen, Ph.D.
The library of Congress
Laura Wong, MLS, MS
National Library of Medicine