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The Library Society of China

The Library Society of China (LSC), established in 1979, consists of staff members from libraries and relevant trading and information science organizations. It is a national non-governmental, non-profit, academic organization. The predecessor of the Library Society of China was the Chinese Library Association, which was established in 1925, and one of the founding members of International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) in 1927. The mission of the Society is to guide the scientific management of the library and to advance the development of information science and technology. It is an important organization dedicated to the improvement of libraries and library services in China. It is a member of the China Association for Science and Technology, and is a global academic organization for the study of library science, a level consultative body of UNESCO and a National Association Member of the IFLA.