2009 CALA Conference Travel Grant Recipients

Dear CALA Members,

CALA Conference Travel Grant Ad Hoc Committee is
pleased to announce the two recipients of the 2009 CALA Conference Travel
Grant: Min Chou from New Jersey City University, and Yi Liang from City College
of San Francisco.

Ms. Min Chou is a CALA Board member and has been making significant
contributions to CALA by serving on the Constitution and Bylaws Committee and
chairing the CALA Publications Committee. As an academic librarian, Ms. Chou
has also made considerable accomplishments in librarianship through her
numerous professional/scholarly publications and presentations. One of her
papers won the China Society for Library Science Best Papers of the Year Award.

Ms. Yi Liang is the President of CALA Northern California Chapter, and has been
actively involved in various CALA committees. Under her leadership, the CALA
Northern California Chapter had a successful program and banquet during the
2008 Annual Conference of the California Librarian Association. In addition,
she is committed to bridging the educational and librarianship between China
and US by actively arranging the cooperative meetings and programs in San
Francisco area.

Both recipients plan to participate in the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago
with extensive CALA office/committee duties and various professional

Congratulations to Min Chou and Yi Liang!

The Committee encourages CALA members to apply for the travel grant. Please
check the following link for the guidelines and the application form http://www.cala-web.org/node/836

CALA Conference Travel Grant Ad Hoc Committee:
Mengxiong Liu (Chair)
Wenxian Zhang
Liana Zhou