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Title: Virtual reference service for Chinese speakers launched

Publication Full: Advanced Technology Libraries

Year: 2006 Volume: 35 Issue: 11

Start Page: 8 Other Pages: NULL

Descriptors: REFERENCE services (Libraries), LIBRARIES & the Internet, LIBRARIES, INFORMATION services, CHINESE — United States, CHINESE language, FLUSHING (New York, N.Y.), NEW York (N.Y.),


The article states that the International Resource Center of Queens Library in Flushing, New York has partnered with the Shanghai Library in China to provide an interactive online reference service for Chinese speakers in the United States called the Cooperative Online Reference Services project. The service will be available from anywhere in the world and does not require a library card. Chinese-speaking and English-speaking librarians from both libraries will communicate via e-mail with Chinese speakers in the United States. Comments are provided by the manager of the International Resource Center, Stuart A. Rosenthal.


M3: Article; Source Info: Nov2006, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p8; Thesaurus Term: REFERENCE services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES & the Internet; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION services; Subject Term: CHINESE — United States; Subject Term: CHINESE language; Subject Term: FLUSHING (New York, N.Y.); Subject Term: NEW York (N.Y.); Number of Pages: 1/3p. Document Type: Article

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Issn Isbn: 0044636X