JLIS abstracts


XIANGJIN (Tan). Role and Functions of the National Library of China . 9,2;1984; 146-53

States the acquisition policy of National Library of China (NLC). Enumerates the collection at NLC by the end of 1984. Lists the bibliographies in preparation including Chinese National Bibliography. Discusses the automation programme regarding acquisition, cataloguing and document retrieval to be implemented in three stages. Describes the services available. Mentions the details about new library building of NLC under construction.