China's National Library cuts service fees
Date Published: 02/08/2008
Lin Li, ed., Xinhua, Feb. 8, 2008
The National Library of China, located in the country’s capital, announced that it will be cutting fees in order to boost reading. Costs such as the application fee, annual verification cost, study room fees, and Internet surfing for the handicapped will be annulled next week. The library has an average of 12,000 readers daily and provides reading materials on the Internet. In addition, a new digital library is currently under construction. Upon its completion in July, the library will be able to seat 8,000 readers daily. --posted by Catherine Gao
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