Iain Dale 7pm - 10pm
How Do The Chinese Run A Library?
11 July 2017, 15:13
With thousands of characters in their alphabet, How do they organise their libraries. Here's the answer.
How do you find what you’re looking for in a Chinese library when they have thousands of characters? Rob, South Norwood
Name: Duncan, Bermondsey
Qualification: Has a Chinese fiancée
Answer: They use a system called Pinyin which is an anglicized version of Chinese characters. So they convert the first letter of author’s second name into the Romanised equivalent; instead of having impossible amounts of sections in a Library.