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A Glimpse into CALA’s 1980 and 2013 Membership

The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)’s total membership has increased to 559, including 260 life members and 299 annual members, as of June 30, 2013. It covers all states in the US and 7 other countries and areas (Australia, Canada,…

A history and analysis of CALA's social media

CALASocialMedia_poster_2016.pdf
Under the rapid development of social media and social networking sites, a number of social media channels have been deeply integrated into people's professional and private lives. The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), started its…

A Job or a Career: How to market yourself to land on your dream job

2016 CALA MW_Qi Chen_How to find your dream job.pdf
What is your dream job? Different people will have different opinions of a dream job, more money, more conformable, more fitting your life style or …? Getting a dream job is your most important investment. You should plan your search very carefully…

A Review and Analysis of CALA Membership

2013-2015CALAmembershipDirectory_pt1.pdf
"A review and analysis of CALA membership" prepared for the Chinese American Librarians Association 2013-2015 Directory.

A southern Chinese city through the eyes of a British missionary: Preliminary analysis of the text of a historical travelogue

southernCnCitythrEyesofBrMissionary_Deng.pdf
Walks in the City of Canton is a book written by John Henry Gray of Christ's College, Cambridge who came to China and stayed as a missionary for many years, and it was published in 1875. This project did a preliminary analysis of the text of this…

A University Library Laptop Lending Service: An Analysis
Using Two Student Surveys

Purpose - This paper aims to report on a study of an academic library's wireless laptop lending service. The authors believed that the unexpectedly low usage level of the Monmouth University Library's Laptop Lending Service (LLS) could best be…

Accessing information on the Internet: Feasibility study of USMARC format and AACR2

When we joined the OCLC Intercat Project, our first concern was the feasibility of using MARC formats and AACR2 for describing and accessing Internet resources of various types. Are there any other information discovery and retrieval standards or…

All that Glitters Isn’t Gold: The Complexities of Usage Statistics as an Assessment Tool for Digital Libraries

Digital collection assessment has focused mainly on evaluating systems, metadata and usability. While use evaluation is discussed in the literature, there are no standard criteria and methods for how to perform assessment on use effectively. This…

American paper son: A Chinese immigrant in the midwest (review)

Published in Oral History Review, Volume 35, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2008 pp. 215-216