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  • Feb 01, 2023

    Call for Proposals: CALA Poster Presentations at ALA Annual 2023 in Chicago, IL

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  • Feb 01, 2023

    CALA 50th Anniversary Virtual Celebration - Save the Date: March 31, Friday

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  • Jan 19, 2023

    Call for Applications - 2023 IFLA Registration Grant

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  • Jan 17, 2023

    RUSA's major awards and grants

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  • Dec 12, 2022

    Save Dates: CALA Board of Directors Meeting II & CALA Virtual Membership Meeting - January 2023

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As one of the major ALA affiliated associations, CALA is the only professional organization in North America that 1) promotes better communication among Chinese American librarians; 2) serves as a forum for the discussion of mutual problems and professional concerns among Chinese American librarians; and 3) promotes the development of Chinese and American librarianship with scholarships and grants.

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As one of the major ALA affiliated associations, CALA is the only professional organization in North America that 1) promotes better communication among Chinese American librarians; 2) serves as a forum for the discussion of mutual problems and professional concerns among Chinese American librarians; and 3) promotes the development of Chinese and American librarianship with scholarships and grants.

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There are several categories of membership. The determination of categories/dues and the changes thereafter shall be approved by the Board with a simple majority before Association election each year. The annual membership dues for each category are posted on CALA’s website.

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CALA members are encouraged to get involved in the Association's management. Volunteering to serve on a committee or task force would be a great opportunity to help keeping the association live and gain professional experiences.