The Resource Sharing and Cooperative Development of Smart Libraries in Asia

王世偉 /Shiwei Wang

The main purposes of this study are first, to define and explore the notion of smart library, and second, to look at the general development of smart libraries in Asia, and furthermore, to examine how opportunities for cooperative development may emerge in the context of the development of smart libraries. One particular example analyzed in this study is concerned with the resource sharing and cooperative development between China and other Asian countries and regions.