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Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies by Hui-Lan Titangos

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6

Shanghai Library: windows to the world

Abstract:

This chapter reviews the history of Shanghai Library, the City of Shanghai and Xujiahui Library, one of the early Jesuit libraries in China. Also examined are Shanghai Library’s attempt to bring the community of Shanghai to the world by hosting the biennial Shanghai International Library Forum, and developing Windows of Shanghai and active partnerships with the publishing world, both internal and external.

Key words

Xujiahui Library

William Jones Boone

Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky

Gail King

St. John’s College

North China Herald

Shen bao

H. G. W. Woodhead

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) Shanghai Library

National Library of China

Shanghai International Library Forum

Window of Shanghai ...

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