2021 Sino-foreign Cooperative University Library Annual Conference
On April 28th and 29th, all employees of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) Library participated in the 2021 Sino-foreign Cooperative University Library Annual Conference hosted by Shenzhen MSU-BIT University. There were more than 70 librarians and 17 representatives of publishers and suppliers in the meeting, discussing the management and service upgrade of the library in the post-epidemic era, the construction of smart library and the development of the library.
The chief librarian Zhu Qiang firstly announced the opening of the annual meeting of Chinese-foreign cooperative university libraries. The annual meeting invited the first vice president of Shenzhen MSU-BIT University to deliver a speech on behalf of the university. The first vice president illustrated the significance of the library by taking his childhood experience as an example and emphasized the important role of the library for the growth of students and the construction of the university. Afterwards, the chief director Zhu Qiang introduced the construction and plan of the Shenzhen MSU-BIT University Library in detail.
19 keynote speeches were given by participants from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Xi’an Jiaotong-liverpool University, Duke Kunshan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College, Wenzhou-Kean University, New York University Shanghai, Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology as well as 3 speeches from suppliers such as Wiley Press and Ixel Press. Huang Yaqiu, Gong Weifan and Sun Jingchen in our library gave keynote speeches respectively, introducing our library's electronic resources construction and procurement, brand building and activity promotion, citation search service, information literacy training and LibGuides resource navigation.
The chief director Zhu Qiang finally gave a closing speech, summarizing the results of the conference and suggesting that everyone take the learning gains form the conference as nutrition and absorb energy to return to the post for better work. And he announced the 2022 Annual Conference of Sino-foreign Cooperative University Libraries will be held at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.