Call for Presenters for CALA 21st Seminar --北京

Dear Colleagues,

The CALA International Relations Committee is pleased to announce a presenting opportunity at Beijing Normal University Training Center for academic librarians in Beijing area. We are calling for two presenters who are experts in the following topics for a one or two-day training between in late May or in October (dates and time are to be determined, please indicate what time period you are available in your application).

  1. 美国大学图书馆数据驱动决策的方法与实践;Data-driven decision-making method and practice in American university libraries.
  2. 美国大学图书馆用户参与式设计实践 American University Library User Participatory Design Practice;
  3. 美国大学研究数据管理的实践: The practice of American university research data management;
  4. 美国大学图书馆数据素养教育实践;或美国大学图书馆信息素养教育的新方法、新实践

The practice of data literacy education in American university libraries, or the new methods and practices of information literacy education in American university libraries;

  1. 美国大学图书馆电子资源利用的成效评估: The effectiveness evaluation of electronic resources utilization in American university libraries;
  2. 美国大学图书馆资源采购纸电协调策略及实践: Strategy and practice of American university libraries’ resources management between print and electrical materials;
  3. 美国著名高校移动图书馆建设的现状和趋势: The trend of the construction of mobile libraries in the famous universities in USA;
  4. 美国大学图书馆特色资源建设方法、现状及趋势: American University Library characteristics of resources construction methods, status and trends.

According to the agreement with BALIS, the presenters should prepare at least an hour-long lecture and will host discussions both before and after the presentations. The presenters may also need to facilitate small groups’ discussion at a later time.

Qualifications of Presenters:

  • An ALA-accredited MLS degree or its equivalent is required;
  • Must be a CALA member;
  • Must have at least 6 years of post MLS professional working experience in a field of library services in the North America.
  • Must have experience in presentation and be responsible for the quality of the assigned topics;
  • Must agree to prepare and deliver quality PowerPoint presentations in Chinese; 
  • May represent CALA to discuss future training plans with BALIS.

Benefit:

  • The BALIS will cover speakers' lodging, meals and local transportation cost during the seminar period (TBA 1-2 days)
  • Speakers will each receive a stipend and/or an International air ticket from BALIS
  • Opportunity of presenting and exchanging ideas with Chinese librarians and colleagues

To apply:

Please use the attached application form to apply. Your application form, presentation examples and resume should be sent to both shyjiang@illinois.edu, and li.272@osu.edu.

The deadline for application is March 5, 2017. The selection results will be announced on March, 15, 2017.

CALA International Relations Committee

Shuyong Jiang (Co-Chair) shyjiang@illinois.edu
Guoqing Li (Co-Chair) li.272@osu.edu
Jianye He jhe@library.berkeley.edu
Guoying Liu gliu@uwindsor.ca

 

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