How to find China-related resources?

Workshop – China Studies Centre, University of Sydney

How to find China-related resources?

14:00 – 16:00, Wednesday, 3 May 2017
New Law School Annexe SR 346, Eastern Avenue, Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney

This event aims to help the research students, early career researchers and anyone engaged and/or interested in the China-related research to develop a comprehensive and effective search strategy to find relevant resources for their research projects. At this event, you will have the opportunity to meet with the National Library of Australia representatives and the China Studies Centre liaison librarian and discover how to gain access to key and quality China-related resources. You will also hear from the senior academic staff members sharing their experiences and success stories. There is also opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A session and network with the speakers and fellow attendees.

Free event. Registration is essential:


Professor Luigi Tomba
Director, China Studies Centre, University of Sydney
Before joining the Centre in 2017 Professor Luigi Tomba has been teaching and researching Chinese politics and society at the ANU for the last fifteen years, and most recently held the position of Associate Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World. His work has always been concerned with Cities and with urbanization. His most recent book The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban, was awarded the Association of Asian Studies 2016 Joseph Levenson Prize as best book on Post-1900 China.

Professor Vivienne Bath
Professor of Chinese and International Business Law/ Director of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law,  University of Sydney
Vivienne’s teaching and research interests are in International Business Law and Chinese law (particularly Chinese investment and commercial law). She has first class honours in Chinese and in Law from the Australian National University, and a Master of Laws from Harvard University. She is admitted to practice in Australia, New York, England and Wales and Hong Kong and, prior to joining Sydney Law School, was a partner of international law firm Coudert Brothers.

Ms Anne Goodfellow
Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Sydney
Ms Anne Goodfellow is the contact liaison for SLC, the China Studies Centre and the Sydney Southeast Asian Centre. She is an experienced librarian, assisting academics and students with their diverse research needs. Anne previously worked at the Centre for Continuing Education, managing their extensive Language & Culture Program. Anne loves travelling and a good cup of coffee paired with a fine book!

Mr Alex Philp
Director, Overseas Collections and Metadata Management Branch, National Library of Australia
Mr Alex Philp has worked in the Library in a number of collection management roles and has also spent time in policy positions at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.  Alex wants to continue to build the Library’s overseas collections so they remain relevant and accessible to researchers around Australia.

Ms Di Pin Ouyang 【歐陽迪頻】
Manager, Asian Collections, National Library of Australia
Ms Di Pin Ouyang has been working at the National Library of Australia for almost 20 years, the last 10 years in Asian Collections. Di is responsible for the Library’s Asian collecting activities for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Burmese, Lao and Cambodian language materials.