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  • Promote public availability of information resources. Facilitate coordination of international scholarly activities of PNC members.

  • Stimulate, design, coordinate, and participate in international interdisciplinary programs.

  • Communicate information about academic progress and its impact on society.

  • Involve active scholars.


  • Collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, on a digital gazetteer project enabling extraction of spatial information from textual materials

  • Collaboration with Academic Sinica, ROC, on a major metadata development project

  • Consultation and collaboration with Pacific Rim countries on network infrastructure development

  • Support research projects utilizing advanced GIS, metadata standards development, and networking technology at Academia Sinica, ROC.

  • Organize workshops addressing technology training needs.

  • Organize an Annual Conference and seminars addressing current research agendas.