Shanghai libraries come together to woo readersJune 15th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) In a novel bid to wean people away from computers and television sets, many libraries in China’s Shanghai city have formed an alliance which aims to attract readers back to public reading rooms.
This alliance of libraries has also enabled them to share their resources for luring readers in the age of electronic publishing, Shanghai Daily reported.
The city’s Pudong Library has set up an association with about 60 member organisations, including government archives, publishing houses, school libraries and community libraries.
They share books, digital publications and lecturers to improve services.
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