2021 CALA Annual Conference


2021 CALA Annual Conference Presidential Program
Program title: Libraries as Catalysts for Serving Diverse Communities
Date: 6/25/2021
Time: 1-2 pm CST
Registration: ALA Annual registration required
Program description: What do you know about race, art, civil rights, and the socio-political forces that guided the hip-hop generation? Have you heard of the Building a Pipeline of Community Connection that helps to build a staffing model that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion? Do you want to learn how to develop a diverse and inclusive environment through recruitment, HR practices, and professional development activities? The three panelists of this presentation will provide insights to the above questions.

Poster Session
Date: 6/23/2021
Time: 2:15-3pm CST
Registration: None
URL: https://2021calaposter.wordpress.com 
  • Experiences of Library Advocacy Work by Library Workers of Color: A qualitative Study Using Critical Race Theory
  • Changing Nature of Cataloging Librarian Roles in Academic Libraries
  • IFLA LibPub SIG and the Library Publishing Database
  • Free Tools for Data Wrangling, Analysis, and Visualization
  • Opening CALASYS to All Members
  • Uncovering Hidden Stories in Photographs from the Carleton-in-China Program, 1936-1939
  • Tips and Challenges of Virtual Multicultural and Multilingual Programs
  • Evaluating the Usability of the Chinese and American Librarians Association (CALA) website
  • Knowledge Management Initiatives at Illinois State Fire Academy Library
  • Use of Open- Source Software to enhance the Institution’s Service, explaining the Pros and Cons of This Choice.
  • Why Would I Choose This Software? How and Where Would it be Applied.
  • Embedded Librarian Practice: Transparency in Teaching Threshold Information Literacy Concepts to Social Work Students
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Practices at Libraries
  • Assessing the Professional Development Needs of Chinese American Librarians: A National Survey
  • Be in the Know on Cybersecurity Trends
  • Animated GIFs as an Instruction Tool
  • An Overview of a Cataloging Librarian’s Remote Work During the Pandemic
Film Screening & Social Event https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3BD5atED1r4IfeC
Date: 6/25/2021
Time: 2:15-5pm CST
Registration: None URL: https://iu.zoom.us/j/84278827069
Join us to meet other librarians, learn and/or share your thought on a variety of topics. It is also a good opportunity to catch up with colleagues!

2:15-3pm CALA announcement and awards announcement

3-4pm Film screening discussion for Far East Deep South.
Far East Deep South follows a Chinese-American family’s search for their roots in the Mississippi Delta, where they stumble upon surprising family revelations and uncover the racially complex history of Chinese immigrants in the segregated South. Please join us for a free screening of this award-winning documentary feature film and discussion with the production team. (Note: Advanced registration available at https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3BD5atED1r4IfeC. Registration closed at 6/21/2021.)

4-5pm Social event

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Knowledge Management Initiatives at Illinois State Fire Academy Library
The Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a state statutory fire academy that provides training, education, information, and research to firefighters. The IFSI Library provides fire and emergency library and…

Uncovering Hidden Stories in Photographs from the Carleton-in-China Program, 1936-1939
From 1937 to 1939 Paul Clifford Domke was one of two “Carleton-in-China” representatives appointed by Carleton College, in accordance with an arrangement with The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) dating from 1922, to teach…

IFLA LibPub SIG and the Library Publishing Database
Library publishing activities are growing worldwide. In 2018, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Library Publishing Special Interest Group (LibPub SIG) was established aiming to create a global library…
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