School Libraries Serving Rural Communities in China: The Evergreen Model

Geoffrey Liu
2001 School Libraries Worldwide  
This article presents a case study of Evergreen school libraries in the northwestern region of China, with a focus on their innovative approaches to community services and strategies of reaching out to local town residents and villagers. The data gathered for the case study included patron/school librarian interviews, observation of brainstorming by school librarians and principals, and analysis of library use data gathered from project schools. In view of known issues identified from existing
more » ... iterature, this study attempts to identify factors that potentially contribute to a school library's success or failure in serving its local community.
doi:10.29173/slw6773 fatcat:mubdroantfemvpguu7rayjptqi