CALA GMA Chapter Spring Forum 2017 Registration and Agenda

Innovative Library Services and Research

Date & Time:
Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Room 307, Columbus School of Law Building, Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064

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9:30-10:00 Greetings and Self-introduction

10:00 – 12:30 Presentations

  • Implications of Digital Scholarship for Academic Libraries: Challenges and Opportunities– Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Catholic University of America
  • Anthropology & Librarianship – Andrew Lee, George Mason University Libraries
  • Unlocking Closed Doors: Academic Librarians as Advocates for Information Freedom – Zehao Zhou, York College of Pennsylvania
  • Developing the State Fire Academy Library through Innovative Services – Lian Ruan, Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Student Printing – How Does It Impact Student Success? A Case Study – Xudong Jin, Baltimore City Community College
  • Reynolds Student Expo: A Library Case in Supporting Student Success– Hong Wu, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • The border of languages: An attempt on cataloging – Anlin Yang, U.S. Department of Transportation
    Authority Control for Organization Name- Anlin Yang, U.S. Department of Transportation

12:30 – 2:30 Lunch and networking
(Lunch will be on your own.  Location is to be decided.)

2:30 – Cherry Blossom Walk (Optional)

Directions to Catholic University of America:
Campus map (G11 is Columbus School of Law)

If you are driving, you may park in the law school garage, located at 3600 John McCormack Dr. NE.  The garage will be open from 9 to 3 for us free of charge.  You can park on the first level, get into the building, and take the elevator to the third floor.

If you are taking Metro,  take red line to Brookland/CUA.  Exit the turnstiles to your left, go up the escalator, across the crosswalk and downhill to the third building on your left.

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