1999

CALA 1999 Annual Conference Program

Board Meeting 1
Friday (June 25) 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sheraton New Orleans, Room Pontcha. D


Annual Program
Sunday (June 27, 1999) 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 342

Leadership, Socialization and Community Relations
Program Chair: Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng
School of Library and Information Science
University of Kentucky
502 King Library South
Lexington, KY 40506-0039
Phone: (606)257-5679

Program Description:
This program highlights the role of Chinese American librarians in connecting with and serving the library communities, especially the communities of minority groups. Program presenters will address issues relating to the needs of minority users, their socializing patterns and the specialties of minority librarians in satisfying these needs. The presenters will also share successful strategies for promoting the needs of minority users including Chinese Americans and the visibility of minority librarians, especially Chinese American librarians, their leadership and social skills, and their relationships within and with outside library communities.

Speakers:
Dean K. Jue & Christie Koontz
Co-Directors of Geo-Lib
a Program of Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center
Florida State University
K.G. Ouye
City Librarian
San Mateo, CA
Chair of Schools and Libraries Universal Service Program
Ken Yamashita
Library Manager
Stockton Public Library, CA


General Membership Meeting
Sunday (June 27) 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 342


Distinguished Service & Scholarship Awards Banquet
Sunday (June 27) 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Five Happiness Chinese Restaurant
3605 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orlean, LA 70118
Tel: (504) 486-0743

The menu includes:
Smoked fish, Roasted beef, Pickled cucumber, Shirmp with snow pea in white sauce, House baked duck, Lemon chicken with almond Bean curd with pork in brown sauce, Citrus beef, Chinese green

The dinner will be served in a separate Banquet room with ample space for show and award ceremony. This is our annual awards ceremony, where we honor and appreciate those who made distinguished contribution to the library profession, and award scholarships to outstanding students who demonstrated a potential leadership in the profession. This is the time to renew old friendship and make new ones.

Tickets to the Banquet are available at $28.00 by May 15 ($35.00 after May 15). To reserve your Awards Banquet tickets, please send a check, payable to CALA, to:

Eugenia Tang
Reference Librarian
Sterling C. Evans Library
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-5000


Board Meeting 2
Monday (June 28) 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sheraton New Orleans, Rm Pontcha. B