China Academic Library and Information System: An Academic Library Consortium in China

Longji Dai, Ling Chen, Hongyang Zhang
2017 Information Technology and Libraries  
Since its inception in 1998, China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) has become the most important academic library consortium in China. CALIS is centrally funded and organized in a tiered structure. It currently consists of thirteen management or information centers and seventy member libraries' 700,000 students. After more than a year of development in information infrastructure, a CALIS resource-sharing network is gradually taking shape.
doi:10.6017/ital.v19i2.10080 fatcat:5iruxjd4zfhslkcstodzfyfycq