CALA-CALASYS system is an academic resources and repositories system to specially collect, metadata 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 for library and information sciences/services (LIS) and related subject fields.
CALA-CALASYS system aims:
To centrally collect, organize, record and repository academic publications, achievements, contributions and scholarly communications of CALA members, Chinese-American Librarians and related contributors for LIS;
To be a central academic resources system to provide academic information services and scholarly communications in LIS for CALA members, Chinese-American Librarians, Information Specialists and related Contributors;
To be a central academic resources system to help, assist, enhance and guide CALA members and related academic professionals on studies and researches on Chinese-American Librarianship related subject fields, education and professional development.
CALA-CALASYS data types and formats are, but not limit to:
Official / Formal Publications (journal articles, books, chapter of books, etc.)
Research Data Set
Thesis and Dissertations
Research Reports, Articles
Software, coding and scripts
Web site and web pages design
Educational / Instructional and Training Materials
Gray Literature: Informal publications such as pre-publications and data, presentation slides, none-published research reports and experimental data set, technical documents or test data, courses and teaching related documents or data on LIS education, syllabus of courses, course and curriculum design, presentation files and videos / audio materials created by faculty (Chinese American Faculty on LIS and related fields) for LIS education and training of LIS.
Other Scholarly Communications related materials and information.
Please see our initial system with draft data and website at: http://www.ir.cala-web.org/
Contributions and Contact through: email@example.com.