The Sino-Foreign University Library Annual Conference will be held online in September

The sixth Sino-Foreign University Library Annual Conference will be held online by Wenzhou-Kean University Library through the ZOOM virtual platform on the mornings of September 4th, September 11th, and September 18th.

Themed as Challenge | Innovation | Development, the conference covers a wide range of presentations with a focus on varieties of academic and practical fields. All participants can browse the agendas below and attend the conference by opening the link. (The first time of opening will require you to download ZOOM. After the download completes, open the link again and attend the conference.)


Session I

Time:Sept. 4, Fri. 9 AM – 12 PM (Beijing Time) / Sept. 3, Thur. 9 PM – 12 PM (New York Time)

Session Agenda:

Friday, September 4th (Beijing Time)

09:00 – 09:05 AM

Welcome Speech by Dr. Eric YANG, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs

09:05 – 10:00 AM

Challenges, Innovation & Development: Librarians at the Forefront Supporting Communities as Technologies Transform our World

Keynote Speaker: Loida GARCIA-FEBO

10:00 – 10:20 AM

Information Seeking and Sharing Behavior of Professionals

Presenter: Dr. Lian RUAN, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:20 – 10:40 AM

Ten Things to do for an Academic Library – A Case Study at the SUSTech Library

Presenter: Henian (Henry) E, Southern University of Science and Technology

10:40 – 11:00 AM

Innovating Academic Publishing by Empowering Scientific Development
John Wiley & Sons Commercial Service (Beijing) Co., Ltd

11:00 – 11:20 AM

How Great is the Impact? A Bibliometric Analysis of XJTLU Scholarly Publications

Presenter: YANG Liping, JIANG Xin, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

11:20 – 11:40 AM

The Global University Publications Licence: Digital Transformations in Libraries and the Challenges of Open Scholarship

Presenters: Neil SMYTH, Elsie ZHOU, Cocoa WU, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

Building up the Foreign Academic Resources for Emerging Engineering Education in Universities
Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang)


Meeting Link:

Zoom Meeting ID:989 7113 7420


Session II

Time:Sept. 11, Fri. 9 AM – 11 AM (Beijing Time) / Sept. 10, Thur. 9 PM – 11 PM (New York Time)

Session Agenda:

Friday, September 11th (Beijing Time)

09:00 – 09:20 AM

Escaping the Library: Freshmen Expect a Fun Orientation

Presenter: Vickie CHEN, New York University Shanghai

09:2009:40 AM

Library Marketing and Promotion: A Case Study from XJTLU Library

Presenter: WANG Pin, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

09:40 – 10:00 AM

Innovation in the Academic Library: Combining Professional and Academic Goals to Solve Everyday Problems

Presenter: Ryan LITSEY, Texas Tech University

10:00 – 10:20 AM

One-stop Service Management based on Office 365 in the Intl-campus of Zhejiang University

Presenter: XU Shuna, International Campus Zhejiang University

10:20 – 10:40 AM

Build a Multicultural Community in a Joint-venture University: Duke Kunshan University Library’s Initiatives

Presenters: ZOU Mengjie & ZHU Ying, Duke Kunshan University

10:4011:00 AM

The Future of Library Systems is Already Here

Ex Libris Group


Meeting Link:

Zoom Meeting ID:943 6393 4371


Session III

Time:Sept. 18, Fri. 9 AM – 11 AM (Beijing Time) / Sept. 17, Thur. 9 PM – 11 PM (New York Time)


Session Agenda:

Friday, September 18th (Beijing Time)

09:00 – 09:20 AM

Advocacy and Implementation of Stony Brook University’s Global Library Initiatives

Presenters: Michael Bailou HUANG, Stony Brook University & Lu GAO, University at Albany

09:2009:40 AM

Repository Content Management with DSpace-CRIS

Presenter: Zhongda ZHANG, University of Oklahoma

09:40 – 09:50 AM

How Library Resources Can Advance Education and Personal Development?
EBSCO Information Service

09:50 – 10:00 AM

Dedicated Service, Win-win Cooperation—What CTI Can Do For Sino-foreign Universities’ Library Resource Construction
China National Sci-Tech Information Imp. & Exp. Corp.

10:00 – 10:20 AM

Innovation Driven by a Pandemic: How the Texas Tech Makerspace Adapted to the New Normal

Presenter: Ryan CASSIDY, Texas Tech University

10:20 – 10:40 AM

The Practice and Challenges of Digital Education at the Library of CUHK-Shenzhen

Presenter: LIN Lin, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

10:4010:50 AM

CE for University Libraries
China Educational Publications Import & Export Corp. Ltd.

10:5011:00 AM

Closing Statement

Meeting Link:

Zoom Meeting ID:941 9476 5585


We are looking forward to your participation. For more details about the conference, please refer to our conference webpage. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via Email: or Tel: +86 577 5587 0608.


Content | HU Linxiao

Review | YAN Shilei


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