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Jiading bringing the locals closer to culture

By Lin Hong ( ) 2014-01-17

Jiading bringing the locals closer to culture

The Jiading district of the city of Shanghai announced, on Jan 12, it has a digital public culture site, at, undergoing trials as the first of its kind in China, or people can go to download a “Cultural Jiading” application from the App Store, to access many services, in culture facilities, digital library resources, museum information and art exhibits.

The site provides 12 other functions for information searches, performances, and lectures and all a user needs to do is apply for an account, and they have access to numerous books and documents online, from more than 20 information data bases, such as the Shanghai Library, Jiading Library, Tsinghua Tongfang, and Wangfang Data.

The site will constantly be upgraded to provide more services to citizens.

Edited by Lin Hong and Roger Bradshaw



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