Browse Exhibits (7 total)

Top Level Collections

CALASYS_2018CALAannual.pdf

Started as a project of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) initiated by Dr. Sharon Hu in 2013, CALASYS is an academic resource and repository system to collect, organize and centrally store the academic publications, materials, and related information resources created and contributed by Chinese-American Librarians, especially CALA members, and other related contributors from the library and information sciences/services (LIS) and related subject fields.

For a complete list of collections, browse the Collection Tree.

CALA Best Book Award Collection

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This collection features books that have won the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)’s Best Book Award. The CALA's Annual Best Book Award is to promote awareness of the best books of Chinese topics or literature written by authors of Chinese descent, in English or the Chinese language, that were originally published in North America.

This Exhibit highlights books that have won the CALA’s Best Book Award in the past. For more information on the Best Book Award, please check out the Best Book Award collection or visit CALA's website at https://cala-web.org/Awards for future applications.

CALA Leaders and Members Collection

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This collection features the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)’s pioneers, leaders, and members. It focuses on their life stories and their contributions to the library community while their scholarly work will be archived in the CALA Member Scholarly Achievements Collection.

CALA Newsletter Collection

CALA Newsletter Spring 2017.pdf

The CALA Newsletter (ISSN: 0736-8887) is the official publication of the Chinese American Librarians Association. CALA Newsletter disseminates information about Chinese American Librarianship and the activities of the association. It is published twice a year in Spring and Fall. 

In Loving Memory of Clement Lau (劉朱勝)

This memorial was created in honor of Clement Chu Sing Lau. Clement was born on October 30, 1957, and passed on May 24, 2020. Clement was loved by many and will be dearly missed by his family, all friends, and CALA members.

In Loving Memory of Dr. Tze-Chung Li (李志鐘博士)

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This memorial was created in honor of Dr. Tze-Chung Li. Dr. Li was born on February 17, 1927, and passed on April 22, 2020. Dr. Li was loved by many and will be dearly missed by his family, all his friends, and CALA members.

In Loving Memory of Lisa Zhao (赵力沙)

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This memorial was created in honor of Lisa Zhao of Chicago, Illinois. Lisa was born on February 15, 1950, and passed on March 22, 2016. Lisa was loved by many and will be dearly missed by his family, all her friends, and CALA members.