Prof. Cheng Huanwen

Prof. Cheng Huanwen
University Librarian
Sun Yat-Sen University Library


Dr. Cheng Huanwen is Professor of the School of Information Management, and University Librarian of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is a member of the Steering Committee for National Library and Information Science Graduate Education of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for Library Science Undergraduate Education of the Ministry of Education; Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for Academic Library and Information Service of the Ministry of Education, Chairman of the Steering Committee for Academic Library of Guangdong Province; a member of IFLA Governing Board, Vice President of the Library Society of China, and Honorary President of the Library Association of Guangdong Province. His academic achievements in library and information science include more than thirty books and two hundred articles published at home and abroad.


Retrospect and prospect of the cooperation of academic libraries among Guangdong
The presentation reviews the development of the cooperation among libraries in Guangdong Province since 1990s, including CALIS (China Academic Library & Information System), CASHL (China Academic Humanities and Social Sciences Library), joint purchasing of databases, resources sharing among ten universities in university town, foundation of Guangdong Academic Library & Information Committee, its annual report and diverse activities, finally prospects the future development of the academic library cooperation in Guangdong.