Practice and Thought of Public Information Service in County Libraries under the Background of New Urbanization
Yan Xin, Sun Honglei, Zheng Jianming
Abstract Several problems exist in county libraries under the background of new urbanization, including relatively low quality of librarians’, limited digital resource development, clogged circulation service, deficiency of the library buildings, etc. This paper takes the public information service practice in Nanjing Jiangning District Library as an example, sorts its experience in the public information service. It finds out the typical characteristics in the aspects of service time, resource construction, joint services and optimizing service mode. Afterwards, it proposes several suggestions such as strengthening the construction of librarians, promoting resource sharing, innovating book circulation mechanism, extending operation time and broadening the service area.
Keywords New urbanization. Public libraries. County libraries. Public information service.