Conference Information
The Fourth Shanghai International Library Forum

Date and Venue
Date:October 20~22, 2008
Venue: Shanghai Library
Host:Shanghai Library
Co-Host:Shanghai Society for Scientific and Technical Information

Special Supporter:
Library Management
Tushuguan Zazhi [ Library Journal ]

Intelligence, Innovation and Library Services
Preliminary Conference Program

SILF 2008 Conference Program

Monday, October 20, 2008


Conference Registration

Conference & Exhibition Center (GF)


Tuesday, October 21, 2008





Opening Ceremony






Chair:WU Jianzhong, Director, Shanghai Library, China
Welcome Speech: MU Duanzheng, Chairperson, Shanghai Library Council, China
Speeches: Representative of Cultural Ministry of P.R. China and Shanghai People’s Municipal Government



Welcome Speech: MU Duanzheng, Chairperson, Shanghai Library Council, China






Keynote Speech






Chair:MIAO Qihao, Professor, Shanghai Library, China




Intelligence, Innovation and Information Services
PEI Gang, President, Tongji University, China



Coffee Break






The Development of Library Scientific & Technical Information Services



HE Defang, Director, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China



Shaping Our Space: Envisioning the New Research Library



Joseph Branin, Director, The Ohio State University Libraries, USA 




TUAN Hotel Restaurant





Plenary Session





Chair: CHEN Chao, Deputy director, Shanghai Library, China




Development of the National Digital Library of Russia
Olga N.Kulish, Deputy Director, National Library of Russia, Russia



From TCM database to TCM informatics
WANG Yuan, Researcher, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


  Launch of the Special Issue Library Management China
Steve O'Connor, University Librarian, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China


Coffee Break






We are the Web



LU Jianping, Associate Professor, Library of East China Normal University, China






The Place of the Academic Library in the Digital Age



Judith Nadler, Director, University of Chicago, USA



Culture Evening

Xian Qiang Fang YongAn Restaurant

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Concurrent SessionⅠ Library and Information Services in the Digital Age Core Competence of Library and Its Professional Future

Seminar Room 5204





Chair: LIU Wei, Shanghai Library, China



 Repositioning our Information Services in the Digital Age: A Study of the National Library Singapore Strategy



Judy Ng, Ivy Lee, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library, National Library Singapore






Refocusing for the future: Meeting user expectations in a digital age



Peter Edward Sidorko、Tina Yang, University of Hong Kong Libraries, China






Coffee Break






Evolving Library Information Services in the Digital Age



LiLi Li, Georgia Southern University Library, U.S.A.






About operating the Russian Union Catalogue and the information search system “MAGISTR +” PDF



Zavyalov Ilya, Nekrasov Central Universal Research Library, Russia




TUAN Hotel Restaurant





Chair Peter Edward Sidorko, Deputy Director, University of Hong Kong Libraries, China






An Introduction and Comparative Study on Three Digital Information Integrating Platforms of Chinese Academic Libraries PDF



XU Nan, Capital Normal University Library, Beijing, China



Michael Bailou Huang, Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library, USA



Internationalization in Higher Education and Global Access in a Digital Age



Ellen H. Hammond, East Asia Library, Yale University, USA






Coffee Break






Global Scholarly Communication: Challenge and Response of the Twenty-First Century Library
Hong Cheng, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Information and Digital Literacy: A Stumbling Block to Development? A Pakistan Perspective
Kanwal Ameen, Punjab University, Pakistan
G E Gorman, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

User Value Based Study on the Construction of SNS in Library



JIN Jiaqin, Shanghai Library, China



Concurrent Session II Library 2.0 and Web 2.0 Digital Divide and Responsibilities of Library Digital Library and Cyberinfrastructure e

Seminar Room 5205





Chair:Judith Nadler, Director, University of Chicago, USA



Coping in a 2.0 World: A Toolkit for Librarians and Information Professionals



Suzie Allard、Ed Cortez, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA






Internet federated search engines for bookseller databases: a comparative evaluation



Nieuwenhuysen Paul, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium






Coffee Break






The project Dacoromanica: Digital Romanian Library



Florinel Rotaru, Gabriela Mirella Obreja, Metropolitan Library of Bucharest, Romania



 A Bridge over Troubled Water: A Public Library’s Effort to Help its Community Connected



Margaret Tarbox, Maggie Wang, Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library, California, U.S.A.



Equalizing Access to Information: Libraries’ Role in Narrowing the Digital Divide
Susan E. Russell,Jie Huang, University of Oklahoma Libraries, U.S.A.




TUAN Hotel Restaurant





ChairNieuwenhuysen Paul, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium  






Learning Library 2.0: 23 Things @SCPL



Hui-Lan H. Titangos, Gail Mason, Santa Cruz Public Libraries,USA


  Authority Control of Web Resources  
  LIU Wei, ZHANG Chunjing, Shanghai Library, China  





Web2.0 and Library 2.0: the Services Innovation in the Library Disciplines Construction



ZHAO Dong, The National Museum of China






Coffee Break





Business Library: Build Information Infrastructure of CI



ZHANG Zuozhi, Shanghai Library, China

Local touch and global reach: the next generation of net-work level information discovery and delivery services in a digital landscape
Jian Wang, Adriene Lim, Portland State University, U.S.A



OPAC2.0: The Practice and Prospect of Shanghai College Libraries



XIE Rong, Library of Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China






The third Shanghai – Oslo International Seminar of the Librarianship
Library and information services in the digital age -
the educational role of the library

Seminar Room 5207





ChairWANG Shiwei, Vice Chairman, Shanghai Library Council, China



Ragnar Nordlie, Professor, Oslo University, Norway







The Multicultural Library's Work with Children in the Minority Population: Using Books as a Gateway to Norwegian Society
Ann Kunish, Oslo Public Library, Norway

Tailored Library Services Supporting Differentiated Education in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools.
Ann Kari Holm, Oslo Public Library, Norway

Digital Information Literacy among Senior Citizens: The Role of the Public Library
Ragnar Nordlie, Oslo University, Norway



Coffee Break



Meeting the Challenges of E-Resources: A Case Study of Shanghai Library E-Resources Remote Access Service
PENG Wei, Shanghai Library, China

Building a Community Library as an Educational Resource in an Underprivileged Neighborhood
Unni Knudsen, Oslo University, Norway

Extending the Digital Catalog--A Laboratory Approach
Kim Talleraas, Oslo University, Norway






Closing Ceremony

Seminar Room 5304


Chair:Joseph Branin, Director, The Ohio State University Libraries, USA



Speech: CHEN Chao, Deputy director, Shanghai Library, China



Speech: Shanghai Municipal Culture, Radio Broadcasting, Film and Television Adminstraton, China






Closing Banquet

Sea Palace shanghai New Floating Restaurant




Conference Venue:
Auditorium, Seminar Room 5204, 5205, 5207, 2nd Floor, Exhibition Area, Shanghai Library;

Seminar Room 5304, 3rd Floor, Exhibition Area, S