Four guests from the Chinese Institute of Medical Information, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (IMI, CAMS) visited the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of Science and Technology in Hannover on 30 November 2017 to find out about the library's activities and projects. Elzbieta Gabrys-Deutscher, Head of Scientific Service at the TIB, welcomed the Chinese guests. Linna. Lu, Head of East Asia Department and Subject Specialist for Information Technology at the TIB, presented the library with its numerous tasks in Chinese.
Subsequently, the Chinese colleagues reported on the tasks of their institution in general and long-term archiving in particular. In the subsequent lectures, the TIB colleagues provided information on the various activities of the TIB. The focus was on the topics of long-term archiving and research data, on which the Chinese and German colleagues exchanged information. During a guided tour of the library, which rounded off the visit, the Chinese guests had the opportunity to get an impression of the location of the TIB Technik/Naturwissenschaften (Science/Technology) site.