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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…

China through American eyes: Depictions of the Chinese people and culture in the US print media of the late 19th century

Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of…

Diving into the university knowledge community:
navigating the expanded role of
the metadata librarian

2017CALA_SEprogram_Deng.pdf
Metadata librarians' engaging in the university knowledge community is becoming a trend in recent
years. In preparing for this change, it can be challenging for the metadata librarians to step out of the "back room", engage in scholarly…

Getting to know SCUA

GettingtoKnowSCUA_Benjamin.pdf
David Benjamin joined the UCF Libraries as Head of Special Collections & University Archives in September 2015. David comes from the University of Arizona where he was the Assistant Director of the Volkerding Study Center at the Center for Creative…

Library Discovery Services and Tools: Functionalities and Assessments

A presentation discussing the benefits, the challenges, and the evolution of discovery services and tools.

Linked data in the library

2017CALA_SEprogram_Zhang.pdf
This presentation is a brief introduction to acknowledge the understanding of linked data, which yields hope to link separate objects in a meaningful way. The topic and potential of linked data has been hotly debated and very exciting. However, the…

New Library Technologies, Practices, and Impacts: CALA Southeast Chapter and Southwest Chapter Joint Conference

CALA SE & SW Joint Online Conference Schedule.pdf
The conference schedule for CALA Southeast Chapter and Southwest Chapter Joint Conference that took place on June 13, 2016.

Reaching beyond ourselves: Celebrating 40 years of CALA (1973 - 2013)

Reaching_beyond_ourselves_Celebrating_40_CALA.pdf
The CALA 40th Anniversary Issue, Reaching Beyond Ourselves: Celebrating 40 Years of CALA (1973-2013), is without doubt a unique collection of the Chinese American Librarians Association’s (CALA) history. It contains pictures, biographies, citations…

Staging Dunhuang Mogao Caves: Treasures from along the Silk Road

StagingDunhuangMogaoCaves_Kuang.pdf
Historically a frontier metropolis, Dunhuang was a strategic site along the Silk Road in northwestern China, a crossroads of trade, and a locus for religious, cultural, and intellectual influences since the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.). The 492…