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Practices, challenges, and prospects of big data curation: A case study in geoscience

This paper discusses the practices, challenges, and prospects of big data curation using the geoscience field as a case study.

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Teaching a cataloging/metadata course in a changing world: Experience and reflection

The authors use a case study to discuss their experiences and perspectives in teaching a cataloging and metadata course in a library school.

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CALA Social Media Flyer

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This flyer includes CALA's current social media channels, such as Facebook, WeChat, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. The purpose of maintaining various channels is to meet its diverse members' needs and offer up-to-date platforms for information…

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CALA Newsletter, No. 123, Fall 2020

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The CALA Newsletter is the official publication of the Chinese American Librarians Association, and it disseminates information about Chinese American Librarianship and the activities of the association. Some of the highlights in the 2020 Fall Issue…

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CALA Newsletter, No. 122, Spring 2020

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The CALA Newsletter is the official publication of the Chinese American Librarians Association, and it disseminates information about Chinese American Librarianship and the activities of the association. Some of the highlights in the 2020 Spring…

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Your Place in the Universe

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"Most eight-year-olds are about five times as tall as this book . . . but only half as tall as an ostrich, which is half as tall as a giraffe . . . twenty times smaller than a California Redwood! How do they compare to the tallest buildings? To Mt.…

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Chinatown Pretty

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"Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and…

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Interior Chinatown

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"Willis Wu doesn’t perceive himself as the protagonist in his own life: he’s merely Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but always he is relegated to a prop. Yet every day, he…

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Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad

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Gordon Chang, a history professor at Stanford and co-director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North American Project, wrote the remarkable book Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad which…

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Exhalation

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The collection, entitled Exhalation, written by science fiction author Ted Chiang was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2019. It includes nine unique and fascinating short stories. Among them, seven stories had been published before and won Hugo and…

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