LiLi Li, President (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Min Tong, Vice
Lou Zhou, Treasure (email@example.com)
Yingqi Tang, Membership
The following list summarizes of Southeast Chapter
activities in 2009.
There are thirty-nine current members in the Southeast
Chapter, including four new members, and eight life members.
2) Annual Activity
The SE Chapter's Annual Conference and BIGGER (Bibliographic
Instruction Group for Georgia's Eastern Region) 2009 were held
together on April 17, 2009 at the new Georgia Southern University
Library. There are about 40 librarians and other professionals attended
this conference. Dr. Bob Fernekes and
LiLi Li, two members of the CALA Southeast Chapter, attended this conference. This
conference focused on Information Literacy Instructions and Web 2.0
applications in dynamic academic learning environments.
3) Other Related Activities
a) Members working
hard to strengthen the relationship & communication between CALA and China:
- Participating in the project titled "Think Globaly,
Act Globaly", Dr. Shali Zhang (Team Leader) and Dr. Bob Fernekes (Team
Member) made their presentations at Nanjing, China in May 2009. More
detailed information about their team is available from the following web
- On July 14-19 2009, Hanrong Wang and LiLi Li
collaboratively received two visiting Chinese library directors: Ms.
Xiaowen Wang, Deputy Director of Liaoling Province Library, China; and Ms.
Aiyun Wu, Deputy Director from Jilin Province Library, China, to visit
southern regions in the United States.
With the assistance of Dr. Chih Wang (Member of SE Chapter) and
Hanrong Wang (President of SE Chapter), two visiting Chinese library
directors were able to visit Atlanta Public Library, Alabama Public
Library, and Jacksonville University Library.
- As one of team members for the CALA 21st Century
Librarian Seminar Project, Hangrong Wang made a presentation on
November 18-20, 2009 at Donghua University, Shanghai, China. Her presentation's
topic is "References in American Academic
Libraries: Services, Sources & Librarians". More detailed information
about her presentation is available from the following web link: http://www2.dhu.edu.cn/dhuxxxt/xinwenwang/shownews.asp?id=12897
b) Members working hard
in their professional areas including presentations, publications, and
broadcasting CALA. These include but not
- Min Tong (Life Member and Vice President of SE
Chapter) presented at the annual conference of Florida Library Association
(2009) on May 7, 2009. Her presentation topic was "4.5 Librarians Serving
11 Campuses? The Synergy of Collaboration."
- Dr. Bob Fernekes (Member of SE Chapter) participated
in the 13th Internet Librarian Conference, which was held in
Monterey, CA on October 26-28, 2009.
- LiLi Li and Lori Lester published their paper
entitled "Rethinking Information Literacy Instructions in the Digital Age"
via the International Journal of Learning.