Library Faculty & Staff Scholarship

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Academic Libraries, China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CALIS


This presentation, done for the OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Libraries) Consortium Annual Conference, describes what Elizabeth (Betsy) Salt, Cataloger/Metadata Librarian at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, learned about Chinese academic libraries and library practices while serving as an exchange librarian at the libraries of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China during a portion of the months of June and July in 2011. Photos from travel in China which immediately followed the librarian exchange are also included.

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Salt, Betsy. "Far Across the Ocean: An Otterbein Librarian at Shanghai Jiao Tong University." OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Libraries) Consortium Annual Conference. Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio. 3 August 2012.