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, 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:

CALA Southeast Chapter

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