June 3 Talk: Beautiful Librarianship – The Library Development of China Mainland


June 3 Talk: Beautiful Librarianship – The Library Development of China Mainland

圕業芳華 — 中國圖書館事業發展

Beautiful Librarianship — The Library Development of China Mainland

講者: 上海交通大學圖書館館長 陳進博士
By Dr. CHEN Jin, Director of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Library


As a key component in the public cultural service system, libraries have always played a pivotal role in knowledge dissemination and propagation of culture. At present time, libraries in China are highly valued at all levels of the nation. it is at a booming phase of development that is unprecedented. This report overviews the development of China’s librarianship, with emphasis on the unique value of public libraries in contemporary society, and summarizes the characteristics of public libraries development. Finally, the report draws on typical service and cases, as an attempt to share experience and exchange ideas with library colleagues in the audience.

Date: 3 June 2019 (Monday)
Time: 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Venue: LG4 Multifunction Room, HKUST Library, Clear Water Bay | Transportation to HKUST Library
Language: Putonghua




Dr. CHEN Jin

Dr. Jin CHEN, BS & ME of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PhD of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Professor & PhD supervisor of Shanghai Jiao Tong university, guest professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), University Librarian of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Vice Chairman of Library & Information Committee of MOE of China, Secretary-General & Vice Chairman of Academic Library & Information Committee of Shanghai, Vice Director of Shanghai Society for Library Science, and also, Member of Standing Committee of Chinese Society of Vibration Engineering, Vice President & Secretary-General of the Fault Diagnosis Society of China.

Expert of vibration and noise signal processing, the main research area focuses on engineering signal processing and mechanical fault diagnostics, including diagnostic theory, methods and application technologies. Received one 1st-Level Award of the National Science & Technique Progress, one 2nd-Level Award of the nature science of MOE, and 2nd & 3rd Level Award of the Science & Technique Progress of Shanghai. Published more than 320 papers and 6 books, in which, 240 articles were cited by SCI & EI, and presented three plenary Keynotes on international academic congress. As a director of university library, he found the IC2 creative service model, organize to setup the ubiquitous subject service system and the subject librarian training system, establish the Creative Forum for Library Management and Service, published more than 30 academic papers and 9 books.