CALA SE Chapter 2017 Call for Nomination

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter members,

Three Chapter officer positions are available starting from June 30, 2017. It is a good opportunity to gain a better understanding of the officers’ responsibilities, work at the Chapter-level, and help build professional services.

These three positions are below. Please refer to the attachment for descriptions:

Vice President/President-Elect                 2017-18

Membership Officer                                 2017-18

Webmaster                                                2017-20

Current CALA members in good standing of the Southeastern Chapter are eligible to nominate. Self-nomination is encouraged. A statement, including a biography and a willingness of service, in 300 words or less is required for nomination.

Please submit nomination/self-nomination to the Chair of the Nomination Committee, Xiaojie Duan,, by June 5, 2017.

Thank you for your participation!

Cordially from the 2017 CALA SE Chapter Nomination Committee:

Xiaojie Duan, Chair    

Yue Li                          

Peng Mu                       

Ximin Mi                     

Congratulation to the new CALA SE Chapter officers!

Dear CALA SE Chapter Member,

CALA SE Chapter 2016 election was held from May 30 to June 7, 2016. It is my great pleasure to announce the election result:

Vice President/President-Elect (2016-2017)
Yue Li, Associate Librarian and Metadata Librarian at Florida State University Libraries.

Treasurer for the 2-year term (2016-2018)
Ximin Mi, Business Data Services Librarian, Georgia State University.
Please join us in congratulating our new chapter officers!
Yingqi Tang, Chair, on behalf of 2016 SE Chapter Nominating Committee 2015-2016

CALA SE Chapter Call for Nominations

Dear CALA Southeast Chapter Members,
Are you looking for an opportunity to become more professionally involved in 2016? Consider Running for CALA Southeast Chapter office! Nominations and Self-nominations are now being accepted for the following two positions:
Vice President/President-Elect (2016-2017) 
Treasurer (2016-2018) 
All nominees must be CALA Southeast Chapter members in good standing.  Nominations and self-nominations can be sent directly to Yingqi Tang, Southeast Chapter Nominating Committee Chair, via e-mail at All nominations and self-nominations are due by March 15, 2016.
Thank you very much for helping us with this task!
PS. If you have not yet renewed your membership, please do so at your earliest convenience. Thanks!
CALA Southeast Chapter Nominating Committee:
Yingqi Tang, Chair 
Sai Deng
Peng Mu
Wenzhi Cai

2015 News

Call for Entries

Do you have an exciting project, research, idea, or experience that you would like to share with your colleagues?  The Chinese American Librarian Association Southeast Chapter Annual Program is a great opportunity to showcase your recent research, unique innovations, and solutions to problems. The theme of this year is SHARING-LEARNING-INSPIRING.

You are invited to enter the poster contest this year.  Any topic relevant to the development of librarianship is welcome. Possible topics could be as follows:

  • Collaboration projects between China and America, among peer institution, or within local community
  • Current trends of academic/public libraries in the digital age

The maximum poster size is 42 inches wide x 42 inches tall. See for size suggestions.

Selection criteria:

  • Relevance to annual program theme
  • Originality, innovation and effective practice
  • Audience appeal
  • Clarity of expression, eye catching design

All Chapter members will have chance to select your favorite poster(s). The winner poster will be awarded:

  • A $50 iTunes  gift card (In case of a tie, winners will split the rewards)
  • The poster will be recommended and presented at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference/ CALA national poster section.

Please email your poster to me at by May 15, 2015.

Yingqi Tang

CALA SE Chapter President


New Officer Announcement


Dear CALA SE Chapter members,

I am Xiaojie Duan, the Southeast Chapter President of 2015-2016. I am glad to announce two new officers of our chapter below:

Peng Mu               Membership officer        2015-17

Wenzhi Cai           Webmaster                     2015-16

Thank you two for your willingness of serving CALA Southeast Chapter!

We are still looking forward to people who would like to serve the Chapter as the treasure. Please don’t hesitate to contact me anytime if any of you have the interest of serving the Chapter.

Thank you for your participation!

Yours sincerely,

Xiaojie Duan

Xiaojie Duan, M.L.I.S.

CALA Southeast Chapter President 2015-16