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Ben Gu

  • Director, Foreign Acquisitions & Cataloging Department
  • National Library of China
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Research interests

Collection developmentLibrary cataloging

About

Ben Gu has an MS in Mathematics from Fudan University, Shanghai, and a PhD in Management Science from Renmin University of China, Beijing. He began work in the National Library of China in 1987, and was appointed Director of the Acquisitions & Cataloging Department in 2004, Director of the Chinese Acquisitions & Cataloging Department in 2008, and Director of the Foreign Acquisitions & Cataloging Department in 2011. Since 2005, he has been active in IFLA activities, as a standing committee member of the IFLA Cataloguing Section, as an ISBD Review Group member, as a Permanent UNIMARC Committee member and as an IFLA Journal Editorial Committee member. He has more than 100 publications to his name, covering library science, the book industry, music, and Chinese studies.

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Publications (7)

ISBD in China: The Road to Internationalization

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Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (2014)
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MARC Formats in China: Local or International?

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JLIS.it (2013)
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A Turning Point of the Unification of Chinese Cataloging Practices: a Report of a Work Meeting of the Indexing and Cataloging Committee of the Library Society of China

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EPrints in Library and Information Science (2007)
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Bibliographies nationales : l ' expérience chinoise

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Library (2006)
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National Bibliographies: the Chinese Experience

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Library (2006)
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Professional experience

Director, Foreign Acquisitions & Cataloging Department

National Library of China

July 1987 - Present

Education history

Doctor of Management

Renmin University of China

September 1997 - July 2000(3 years)

Master of Science

Fudan University

September 1980 - July 1987(7 years)