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Confucius Institutes in the United States and in the world have been established since 2004. There are over 96 Confucius Institutes in the US and over 480 in 6 continents in the world as of 2015. One of the programs for each Confucius Institute is the donation of books/CDs/DVDs from Hanban, i.e., the Confucius Institute Headquarters. Organization and access to these donated resources in each Confucius Institute has become either a natural addition to the institutional library or presented a professional challenge. This research explores the practices of organization and access to these resources in each Confucius Institute and its relationship with the institutional library in the United Stated.
Ma, Yan. "Organization and Access to the Chinese Books/CDs/DVDs Donated by Hanban to the Confucius Institutes in the United States." Chinese Librarianship, 39, 2015, pp. 1-6.
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