China’s National Library cuts service fees

If You Happen To Be In China… The National Library of China (NLC) has cut fees to boost reading demand. Various fees including applying for reader’s card, annual verification cost, using study rooms, and Internet surfing for the handicapped were annulled on Thursday. The fees for making copies, searching information, burning discs, and material transmission were also cut by up to 85 percent, according to Zhang Yan, an officer with NLC.