2021 CALA Southeast and Southwest Chapters Joint Online Conference

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter Members,

Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Southeast (SE) and Southwest (SW) Chapters Joint Online Conference will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:00 PM- 3:30 PM EST. You are welcome to join our conference.

No registration is required. The conference agenda is attached.
Theme: Library 2021: Stories and Projects Sharing
Date: Friday, May 7
Time: 1:00-3:30 pm Eastern Time
Location: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/92388482358?pwd=T0c1UE9peTk4aytZckpjeUhmQXFEZz09

We have four presentations.

Usability Study for TDR
Zhihong Xu, Associate Professor/Data Management Librarian at Texas A&M University

Just Keep Trying: Experiments in Outreach and Engagement During a Pandemic
Zackary Chance Medlin, Learning & Student Engagement Librarian at Texas A&M University Libraries
Sandy Avila, Science Librarian; Richard Harrison, Subject Librarian;
Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian; Min Tong, Business Librarian, University of Central Florida Libraries

Civic Engagement during the Pandemic
Jian Anna Xiong, Government Information Coordinator; Amanda Thomas, User Experience/Public Services Librarian, Rice University.

We look forward to meeting you at our conference!

Best wishes,

Jianying Shou, President of CALA Southeast Chapter
Anna Xiong, President of CALA Southwest Chapter

Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Southeast and Southwest Chapters Joint Online Conference Call for Proposal

Started in 1973, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) is a nationwide library association in the United States and Canada. CALA is also an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), International Federation of Library Associations Institutions (IFLA), and Joint Council of Librarians of Color (JCLC).

The CALA Southeast and Southwest Chapter Joint Online Conference “Library 2020: Stories and Projects Sharing” will be held at 1pm-3pm (CDT), April 2, 2020. The conference committee is seeking speakers to present at the following sessions:

Presentation Session: The joint online conference offers a great opportunity for both CALA and non-CALA members to share their innovative ideas and projects. Each presenter will have 20-25 minutes to share his or her project. Suggested topics include:

·       Acquisitions

·       Archives

·       Cataloging and metadata

·       Reference and instruction

·       Collection development and management

·       Data visualization/management

·       Digital preservation

·       Digital services

·       Electronic resources management – institutional repositories

·       Scholarly communications

·       Standards and specifications

·       Serials

·       Project management

·       Diversity library service/library services for multicultural or diverse

Lighting Talk Session: This session is open only for library school students. Each presenter will have 5-7 minutes to share a great idea or question related to her or his library school project or research.

Please send your presentation or lighting talk topic and proposal to Jingshan Xiao (xiao@uhcl.edu) and Jia He (jiahe@southalabama.eduby March 6, 2020 to be considered. Presenters will be announced in March, 2020. If you know anyone who might be interested in presenting, please pass this information to them.

We look forward to hearing from you!

CALA Southeast and Southwest Chapter Joint Online Conference Committee

CALA Southeast Chapter 2018 Annual Program

Dear CALA SE Chapter Members,

As we have planned, we will have our annual virtual meeting at 11:00 EST on May 31. 2018.   You can get into  the meeting room 30 min. earlier to set up your system right.

We will have two presentations and I hope you will be interested in them.

Oral History in a Digital World: The Memory Project at Duke     by   Luo Zhou     Duke Univ.

Mobile AAPs Assisted Metadata Creation :  A New Generation Catalog ??   by   Yue Li   Florida State Univ.

The meeting will last around 1 hour and after the two presentations, there will be Q&A session around 12:00 noon.

Looking forward to your participating.

Yue Li

Invitation to the CALA SE Program, Tour and Social @ ALA MidWinter

Dear CALA members and friends,

You’re cordially invited to the CALA Southeast Chapter spring program to be held in Atlanta on January 20, 2017, 12:30-5pm. The program will include several talks, a tour and digital map showcase of the Georgia State University’s Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment and a social dinner. Please check out the details below.

Thank you and hope to see you in Atlanta!

CALA Southeast Chapter 2017 Spring Program

Sharing Your Professional Expertise and Your Library’s Collections

 Visiting a Library, a Museum or a Cultural Institution in Atlanta

Time: January 20, 2017, 12:30-5:00 pm

Location: Georgia State University (GSU) Library Downtown Atlanta Campus

Meet at: GSU library North entrance

12:30-1:00 Virtual Reality Game Demo (If you can make it!!)

1:00-2:30pm Presentations and Member Meeting

Linked Data in the Library, Tongyang (Sunny) Zhang, University of Alabama

Librarians Work with Faculty to Support Their Teaching and Research (East Asian Studies Related at FSU), Yue Li, Florida State University Libraries

Experiment and Explore Data Services in Academic Libraries, Ximin Mi, Georgia State University (GSU) Library Downtown Atlanta Campus

Cataloging Games and Toys with RDA, Peng Mu, Samford University Library

Diving into the University Knowledge Community: Navigating the Expanded Role of the Metadata Librarian, Sai Deng, University of Central Florida Libraries

Practical Usage of WorldCat for Research and Publications: Challenges of Cataloging Asian-Language Resources, Garry Guan, Managing Editor of Chinese Cultural Relics

2:30-3:00pm Q & A

3:00-5:00pm Digital Map Projects Showcase @GSU CURVE (Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment)

5:00-7:00pm Social Time and Dinner

If interested, you are welcome to join us for dinner in the Golden House Chinese Restaurant (金源大酒楼, 1600 Pleasant hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096)

Program Online Access Instruction: Download WebEx app to your computer or smart phone; open WebEx, “Join Meeting”, put in the meeting number: 737 984 358, and your personal information. The password is cala.

Or, send your email to Ximin Mi at ximinmi@gmail.com, she will add you to the WebEx meeting invited attendee list, and then you should be able to log in by following the link below: https://gsumeetings.webex.com/gsumeetings/j.php?MTID=m3c41a60687420024265a5367382f1fcf

CALA Southeast Chapter

Sai Deng, Ximin Mi, Yue Li, and Peng Mu