October 29th, several world-class institutions’ senior library staff, Duke Kunshan University senior leaders and library team have a whole day closed consultation meeting to discuss the plan for a new stand-alone library in Duke Kunshan Phase II construction. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affair, Dr. Haiyan, Gao made the opening remarks and introduced the DKU Academic Program. David Leung, DKU Chief Business Officer shared the DKU Phase II Construction master plan. University Librarian, Dr. Helen, Xu talked about the library’s development thoughts. During the meeting, consultants discussed the future library’s need, function localization, architectural design, collection/meting/event/staff spaces, technology and furniture. Consultants shared their rich experience and observation for building and managing academic libraries and brought valuable suggestion and advice for DKU’s new library.