Chinese Catalogue Cards of National Library of Peiping

Qiang Lei
2020 Journal of Library and Information Studies  
The paper starts from the analysis of the growing gap between traditional Chinese bibliography and modern academic development, and it will probe into the original intention of the distribution of Chinese catalogue cards of National Library of Peiping, namely the underlying motivation for Yuan Tung-Li's modern catalogue idea. Next, it depicts National Library of Peiping's early attempts, its active participation in the American academic circles as well as the compilation and distribution of
more » ... ese catalogue cards with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Lastly, this study also discusses National Library of Peiping's influence upon the arrangement and categorization of the Chinese collection in American libraries.
doi:10.6182/jlis.202012_18(2).167 doaj:55e3e5d46d47455480132996504c0c60 fatcat:v5vbdd52snhd5fae4pboqijhha