Together We Make a Difference: Celebrate CALA 40 Years and Beyond!
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm, June 30, 2013 (Sunday)
Location: Astor Ballroom of Westin Chicago River North (320 N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60654)
- Dr. Tze-chung Li:
Look Forward for CALA
(founding members’ view of CALA)
- Minyan Li, Min Tong, Ning Zou:
Voice of CALA Emerging Leaders
(CALA younger generation’s voice)
- Julia Wu:
From an International student to a Pioneer in Education, to a Public Elected official, and to U.S. Presidential Adviser
(Outstanding CALA member’s inspiring story)
- Dr. Wilfred Fong:
Beyond The Horizon
(Look beyond, facing the challenges in our careers by reviewing the model of lifelong learning and leadership)
- Posters from CALA Seven Chapters;
- CALA 21st Century Librarianship Series;
- CALA Members in IMLS Project TGAG.
Greetings from CALA Members and Friends on video clips
For more information, visit http://cala-web.org/node/1536
CALA officers and committee chair/co-chairs is/are required to submit a committee report at midwinter board meeting and a report at the annual board meeting.
CALA Representatives to Joint Conference for Librarians of Color 2012
Haipeng Li, Co-Chair of JCLC 2012 Steering Committee
Dora Ho, member of JCLC 2012 Steering Committee
Rep. to ALA Diversity Council (A Subcommittee of COD):
Hong Miao (2011-2013)
CALA Representative on the ALA Digital Working Group
CALA Board Parliamentarian
Mauuel Urizola (2010-2011)
Committees and Taskforces
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013
Online Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/node/303
Founded in 1973, CALA has seven regional chapters. It is affiliated with the American Library Association. In addition to holding annual and regional programs, CALA publishes its own Newsletter, Membership Directory, and the Journal of Library and Information Science in cooperation with the National Taiwan Normal University. CALA is pleased to announce the availability of the 2013 CALA Scholarships:
The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science
This scholarship awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.
The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship
The scholarship awards $500 to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.
These Scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time the Scholarship is awarded. Applicants may apply for any or all of the scholarships listed above.
One application and reference package will be sufficient. For more information, please visit the CALA website at http://cala-web.org/node/204 to access the application guidelines, online application forms, online application reference forms, and other information.
The application deadline is 12AM Central Time April 30, 2013. The recipients of the scholarships will be announced by May 30, 2013. The awards will be presented by CALA at the CALA Awards Banquet during the 2013 CALA annual conference.
Please contact the 2012-2013 CALA Scholarship Committee for any questions:
2012-2013 CALA Scholarship Committee:
Min Liu, Co-Chair, email@example.com
Yongyi Song, Co-Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hui-Fen Chang, email@example.com
Ai-Hua L. Chen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elaine Dong, email@example.com
Jin Xlu Guo, firstname.lastname@example.org
GuoYing Liu, email@example.com
Dear CALA members,
The 2013 CALA "Jing Liao Award for the Best Research in All Media” is now accepting applications through April 1, 2013 for research published in 2012.
The pursuit of excellence in research and service defined the career of Jing Liao (1954-2011), the late CALA member and a devoted and accomplished librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The CALA Jing Liao Best Research Award has been established to honor the memory of Jing Liao by awarding CALA members who achieve excellence in research in any media.
CALA members in good standing for at least three consecutive years are eligible for the competition that awards $500 annually. The deadline for this year's submission is April 1, 2013. The applications/submissions may be sent to the Chair or any of the Committee members listed below. The winner will be announced prior to the ALA annual conference in Chicago. The award will be presented and a citation read at the CALA Awards Banquet in June 2013.
Award Guidelines for 2013
1. One award in the amount of $500 will be granted in 2013;
2. Applicants must be CALA members in good standing for at least three consecutive years, including the year of application;
3. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarly research by publishing works in any media (e.g. print, multi-media, or e-Journals, including Open Access Journals);
4. Applicants may submit one single work published in 2012 for consideration;
5. Applicants must not be past recipients of the award.
1. Originality of the research;
2. Quality and thoroughness of the research and its presentation;
3. Contribution to the subject field;
4. Significance to the library profession and to the library community.
For details, please check CALA website at http://cala-web.org/node/1297
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Karen Wei (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair, or any of the committee members.
Committee for the Jing Liao Award for the Best Research in All Media, 2012-2013
Karen Wei (email@example.com), Chair
Heather Huibin Cai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vickie Fu Doll (email@example.com)
Li Fu (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wenling Liu (email@example.com)
The 2012-13 Nominating Committee is calling for nominations for 2013 CALA general election for the following positions:
Nominations and self-nominations are all welcome. The online nomination form is available below. Or, you can send nominations directly to Min Chou, Nominating Committee Chair, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for nominations is 11:59 p.m. EST, on Sunday, December 2, 2012.
We thank you in advance for your nominations!
CALA 2012-2013 Nominating Committee:
Min Chou (Chair)
Xiaoli Li (Northern CA)
FuWaye Bender (Midwest)
Judy Xiao (Northeast)
Ding Ye (Greater Mid-Atlantic)
Li Zhang (Southeast)
Guopeng (Peggy) Zhang (Southwest)
Xiwen Zhang (Southern CA)