JLIS abstracts

WANG (Chen-Ku)

WANG (Chen-Ku). National Central Library of the Republic of China . 10,1;1985;10-17

Gives a historical account of NCL of Republic of China. Describes its functions, organisation, collections, reader services, bibliographic services. Discusses its major automation projects like development of Chinese Marc, Chinese cataloguing rules, Chinese subject headings to make national catalogue information sharing and bibliographic data base. Explains the role of NCL in improving academic research facilities, promotion of international cultural exchange, expansion of library science training programmes for librarians, international exchange of publications and international cooperation, etc. Concludes with its future plan as NCL will expand many services with all the latest technology at the new library building located in Downtown Taipei.