2023 CALA Southeast and Southwest Chapters Joint Online Conference


Time: Friday, May 19th, 2023, from 1:00 - 4:00pm (Central Time)

Conference Program:

1:00 PM – 1:05 PM Welcome by the CALA Southeast and Southwest Chapter Presidents

1:05 PM – 1:10 PM Opening Speech by Ray Pun, CALA President 2022-2023

1:10 PM – 3:15 PM Presentations

1:10pm-1:35pm Promoting Employee Well-being and Productivity in Library Workplaces: Strategies to Address Mental Health Challenges.
Presenter: Jane Jiang, Director of Libraries, Union College of Union County, New Jersey.

1:35pm-2:00pm Promoting Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Working Environment and the Community.
Presenter: Sai Deng, Metadata Librarian and Associate Librarian, University of Central Florida.

2:00pm-2:25pm Beyond Translation -- Translating VRA Core 4. 0 Element Description and Tagging Examples to Chinese.
Presenter: Xiaoli Ma, Metadata Librarian, University of Florida; Sai Deng, Metadata Librarian, University of Central Florida.

2:25pm-2:50pm Collaborating for Success: Supporting University’s Data Science Program through Partnership between Library and Data Science Faculty - Case Study at Rice University.
Presenter: Anna Xiong, Government Information Coordinator, Fondren Library, Rice University.

2:50pm-3:15pm A Review of AI Impacts on Libraries and a Demonstration of an AI-based Literature Review Guide.
Presenter: Daniel Xiao, Research Impact Librarian, Texas A&M University.

3:15pm-3:55pm Panel Discussion: Career Advancement and Leadership.
Jinong Sun, Head of Acquisitions, Fayetteville State University.
Tarida Anantachai, Director, Inclusion & Talent Management, North Carolina State University.
Chang C. Chen, Ph.D, JD, Attorney at Law and legal historian, The Library District (Las Vegas Clark County).

3:55 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Remarks.

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AI's Impact on Library Services and Showcasing A Guide on AI Literature Review Tools
The aim of this guide is to curate a collection of useful AI-powered research tools specifically designed for literature review. Additionally, it acts as a documentation of the most recent advancements within my scope of awareness in these domains.…

Beyond Translation -- Translating VRA Core 4.0 into Chinese
Forming its shape in 1996, VRA (Visual Resources Association) Core, now in its 4.0 version, has established itself as the internationally recognized metadata standard for describing works of visual culture and their surrogates. It has been integrated…

Promoting Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Working Environment and the Community
As Chinese American librarians, it is our mission to promote Chinese cultural heritage to help maintain our identity and roots. To integrate this vision into the working environment as well as the community requires dedication, creativity and…
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