With the development and intensification of synthesized strength of the small cities in the Pearl River Delta, a lot of small colleges were built. These kinds of colleges are called “Regional College”. Today, more and more campus networks are being connected in the universities in the Pearl River Delta. These libraries set up their own multi-media room connected with the Internet and have successfully changed their service pattern and intensified the library functions. It is the right time for a small academic library to build up its network system to change its service pattern and functions, As a small academic library,limited by its funds and modern information technologies for a large system , we propose a pattern for a small academic library. The total investment of equipments could be with in RMB400, 000 by a well- conceived plan.
Received: 15 December 1999
Published: 25 August 2000