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International Exchange

Year 2009


  1. Continuously ongoing book exchanges with public libraries in the international community
    (1)This year, we donated 50 volumes of books in economics and technology-related subjects to the Shanghai Library, and received 23 volumes of books from the Shanghai Library in return.
    (2)Exchanged and donated our publications to the Biblioteca Central de Macau (The Central Library of Macau). We donated 12 titles of our publications this time, and received 10 volumes of books from the Biblioteca Central de Macau.
    (3)Exchanged books with the North Lanarkshire Council, Britain. This year, we donated 26 volumes of books in life and health related subjects to them, and received 30 volumes of books in English from them.
    (4)Exchanged books with the Vancouver Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 29 volumes of Taiwanese domestic novels for adults to Vancouver.
    (5)We donated 27 volumes of Chinese books to the Toronto Public Library this year, and received 31 books in English from them.
    (6)This year, we donated 33 volumes of books in children's literature to the Boston Public Library, U.S.A, and received 25 volumes of books in English from the Boston Public Library in return.
    (7)Exchanged books with the Oakland Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 52 volumes of adult fiction to the Oakland Public Library, and received 30 volumes of books in English from them.
    (8)This year, we donated 28 volumes of books to the Seattle Public Library, which are domestic novels for adults, and children's pictorial books published in Taiwan, and received 25 volumes of books in English from them.
    (9)Exchanged books with the San Francisco Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 30 volumes of books to them, and received 26 volumes of books in English from them.
    (10)We donated 30 volumes of books to the Gyeonggi Provincial Central Library, and received 30 volumes of books in Korea from them this year.
    (11)Exchanged books with La Bibliotheque municipale de Lyon (the Lyon Municipal Library), France. This year, we donated 32 volumes of books in children's literature to the Lyon Municipal Library, and received 31 volumes of books in France from them.
    (12)Exchanged books with the Centre national du livre pour enfants (the National Center of Books for Children), France. This year, we donated 30 books in children's literature to them, and received 30 books in French from them.
    (13)This year, we donated 31 volumes of books in children's picture books and junior fiction suitable for ages up to 12 to the Gold Coast City Council. We received a kind donation of 26 volumes of books in English from them in return.
    (14)Exchanged books with the Yokohama City Central Libraries, Japan. This year, we donated 30 volumes of books to them.
    (15)Exchanged books with the Municipal Library of Prague, Czech Republic. This year, we donated 29 volumes of books to them.

  2. International visits of librarians
    (1)Ms. Chen Lijun, section director of Extension Section and Ms. Tian Dairu, manager of Jingxin Branch, participated in the Seoul benchmark learning activity of Department of Civil Servant Development on July 6-10 to learn about the innovation service.
    (2)Ms. Wu HuaiYu, Senior Clerk of Reference Services Section, participated in the benchmark learning activity of senior education in Japan held by Department of Education, Taipei City Government on December 12-18.
    (3)A mutual exchange visit between librarians has been made between the Shanghai Library and the Taipei Public Library. Mr. Zhu Chunxiang has arrived at our library for a period of service stay. In return, Ms. Lin Shujuan, Chief Secretary, has also stayed for a length of time at the Shanghai Library.

  3. Attendance in international meetings and conferences
    For collecting relevant materials and providing information to visitors about our Study-Abroad Information Service, Mr. Po Yunfeng and Mr. Bai Yanlin, section director and section assistant of Reference Services Section, attended the NAFSA Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C. , from May 24 -30.

  4. A continuously ongoing membership international library and information organizations
    The Taipei Public Library has been a continuously participating member in both the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).


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