Michael Huang, Director of Global Library Initiatives, was invited to present a keynote speech titled “Innovative Services at Stony Brook University Libraries” at the Academic Seminar on Digital Resource Construction and Knowledge Service held in Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China on October 17, 2017.
The Office of Global Library Initiatives initiates and facilitates relationships with other research libraries and information centers abroad to allow SBU researchers and students access to research material during extended stays in other countries; develops relationships with research library staff of international libraries to provide orientation and research support for SBU faculty and students; cultivates information exchange and visiting/exchange scholars program; develops relationships with research libraries that support the global mission of SBU and initiates sustaining international collaborations; works closely with academic and clinical departments and the office of International Academic Programs and Services to identify international initiatives, programs, and activities in order to focus the Library’s efforts to the areas that are most critical to SBU success; develops public domain digital resources relevant to global initiative and programs and establishes information centers with digital library presence in countries where SBU has clinical and academic centers.
Visit the Global Library Initiatives page for more information on the library’s global initiatives, including visiting scholars, lectures, and international activities.
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