OCLC Opens Office in Beijing

Aug 14, 2007

OCLC, a library cooperative, has opened an office in Beijing to better serve the growing information needs of libraries and other cultural heritage institutions in China and other parts of Asia. OCLC officially opened the Beijing office July 20 with more than 150 leaders from libraries and other institutions in China attending. OCLC colleagues from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand also were in attendance. The OCLC office is located in Zhong Guan Cun, the academic center of Beijing often called “the Silicon Valley of China.” Qiu Dongjiang, OCLC chief representative, is joined by three other OCLC staff members in the Beijing office.