Call for Presenters for CALA 21st Seminar --浦东

Call for Presenters for CALA 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series
Pudong Library, Shanghai, China
June 12-14, 2017

Dear CALA members:

The CALA International Relations Committee is pleased to announce a new event in the CALA 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series: Seminar in Shanghai, China, June 12-14, 2017, to be held at Pudong Library 浦东图书馆.  The sponsors for this coming event are: CALA and Pudong Library. The theme of this seminar is “Library and Social Development, New Setting, New Ideas and New Services 图书馆与社会发展:新环境 新理念 新服务”Sub-themes include “New forms of the Future Library, 图书馆未来发展的新形态”; “Technology and Innovation of Library Services技术发展与图书馆服务创新”; “Developing Digital Resources for Promoting Reading数字资源建设与阅读推广”; and “The Librarian’s Competencies for the New Era新环境下的馆员能力建设”.

According to the agreement with Pudong Library, CALA is sending a team up to 5 experienced speakers.

Qualification of Speakers:

  • 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 or in English;
  • Must be willing to work with the team and to follow the direction of the team leader;
  • Must be responsible for his/her own international travel expenses.

Benefit:

  • The Pudong Library will cover speakers' lodging, meals and local transportation cost during the seminar period (June 12-14, 2017);
  • Speakers will each receive allowance from Pudong Library;
  • Opportunity of presenting and exchanging ideas with other librarians and visiting local libraries.

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 Feb. 15, 2017. The selection results will be announced on March, 3, 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
Shen Ying ying.shen@ucr.edu

 

 

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