Invitation to the 8th Shanghai International Library Forum


November 2015

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

The 8th Shanghai International Library Forum will be held on July 6-8, 2016 at the Shanghai Library. The theme of this forum is "Libraries: Enabling Progress".  Library and information experts and colleagues around the world will gather together to conduct extensive and in-depth academic exchanges and communications focusing on the hot issues, the latest research results, innovative ideas, advanced technology and the latest advances associated with the theme of the forum.

This forum has received the attention and support from IFLA, the National Library of China and etc. Ms. Donna Scheeder, President of IFLA, Mr. Han Yongjin, Director of the National Library of China, Mr. Yu Qiuyu, Chairman of the Shanghai Library Council are invited to give keynote speeches at this forum.

As Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Forum and on behalf of the conference, I would like to cordially invite you to attend this forum, sharing your opinion and having academic discussions with colleagues from around the world.

I am convinced that with your active participation and support, this forum will achieve a great success.


Dr. Wu Jianzhong, Ph.D.
Shanghai Library