Sample 1: Letter of Recommendation

 

Before

Ms. Lin participated in our Chinese Rare Book Digitization Program in April 2009. In my mind, she is an adaptable and careful employee. When we were interviewing her, she showed she is an open-minded person and willing to accept challenge in the future. Her communication ability and her positive attitude also impressed me. During the time she worked in the Asian Division in Library of Congress, Ms. Lin was meticulous about her work. Her academic background in history not only made her have the required knowledge, but also made her hold a strong passion for Chinese Rare books. It needs extremely focus and precise to work with rare books, Ms. Lin did a great job. She checked on ten-thousands pages of books closely, noting the conditions of each pages down and did abbreviated cataloging. She was also in charge of office administration. Ms. Lin completed her work perfectly and very well-organized.

After

Ms. Lin participated in our Chinese Rare Book Digitization Program, a yearlong collaboration between the National Central Library of Taiwan and the Library of Congress, in April 2009. During her interview, she demonstrated her open-mindedness and fearlessness in accepting all manners of challenges. I was especially impressed by her communication skills and positive disposition. Throughout her time at the Asian Division in the Library of Congress, Ms. Lin was meticulous and conscientious about her work. Her academic background in history not only prepared her with the professional knowledge for the job, but also inspired her strong passion for Chinese rare books. Working with rare books requires extreme focus and precision, and Ms. Lin was excellent at what she did. She carefully examined and noted the conditions on more than ten thousand pages, and performed abbreviated cataloging. She was also in charge of office administration. Ms. Lin completed all of her duties in a well-organized, error-free manner.