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Library Activities on the “2008 World Book and Copyright Day” of Our University Kick off


At 9:00 a.m. on April 23rd, the library activities on the “2008 World Book and Copyright Day” were staged in front of our university library. The library activities involved a series of activities, featuring the theme of “Celebrating World Book and Copyright Day and Advocating Extensive Reading in Universities”. Vice-president Dai Feijun delivered an ardent speech on behalf of our university. Four Vice-presidents of our university, namely Chen Xiaoming, Wang Jiping, Xia Guohua and Liu Changgeng, together with President Assistant Zhou Yong, were present at the opening ceremony. Also present at the opening ceremony were Li Cuiping, President of the Library Society of Xiangtan, and other leaders from the functional departments of our university such as President Office, Publicity Department, Student Affairs Office, Teaching Affairs Office, Graduate Department, Social Science Office, Personnel Department, Financial Department, Committee of the Communist Youth League and The Publishing House, etc. The opening ceremony was presided over by Zhu Yuping, Secretary of CPC General Branch of our university library. Xiao Dongmei, Vice-director of our university library, gave an introduction to the content of the forthcoming activities. “Reading an Excellent Book” Essay Competition Award Ceremony was held at the opening ceremony, where awards were issued by our university leaders and then teacher Wang Xiaofang made a speech as the representative of the winners.
Various activities were held on the spot, such as Bookcrossing (releasing and exchanging books), Intercommunications between the Librarians and Readers, Happy Purchase of Books, Readers’ Satisfaction Surveys, etc. In addition, other long-term activities such as Librarians’ Recommendations of Good Books to Readers, Recommending New Books, Writing Book Reviews, and a series of lectures on “Entering the New Space of Digital Information”, etc. would be hosted by our university library.  

Vice-president Dai Feijun delivered a speech at the opening ceremony

Leaders of Xiangtan University issued awards for essay winners

Intercommunications between the Librarians and Readers — Consulting Librarians were receiving the readers