Largest digital library opens in Beijing

The world’s largest Chinese digital library, a database containing over 12 million documents or 25 percent of China’s public information resources, opened on Saturday, November 8, 2003. The digital library aims to make it possible for users to share 80 percent of China’s intellectual resources through the Internet within three years. The database covers information from periodicals, newspapers, books, theses and on-line resources and information on many fields such as natural sciences, engineering and social sciences.

Source at xinhuanet.com

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