Change, Challenge and Opportunity

The 2019 Annual Symposium

Chinese American Librarians Association Greater Mid-Atlantic Chapter (CALA-GMA)
A Preconference to the 2019 Annual Conference of Chinese American Librarian Association

Time: 10am-1pm, Thursday June 20th  2019

Location: BLC5015-5017, MSE Library (Homewood Campus)
Johns Hopkins University (3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21218-2683)


9:00-10:00 Registration and light breakfast

10:00-10:05 Welcome remarks by Yunshan Ye (JHU)

10:05-10:25 Johns Hopkins University and the Sheridan Libraries: a Brief Introduction Jim Gillispie (Data Services JHU) and Yunshan Ye (Research Services JHU)

10:25-10:55 Keynote “Leadership in Librarianship and CALA” David Jin (Director, Baltimore City Community College)

10:55-11:15 Presentation 1 “Designing for success – Building a Dynamic and User-centered Library Web Site ”Hong Wu (Director, J Sargeant Reynolds Community College, VA)

11:15-11:35 Presentation 2 “Finding the Most Suitable Platform to Develop a Library Website”
Meng Qu (Web Services Librarian, Miami University, OH)

11:35-11:45 break

11:45-12:05 Presentation 3 “New library, new ideas, new technology and new services” Lianglei Qi (Digital Collections Librarian, West Chester University, PA)

12:05-12:25 Presentation 4 “Scholarly Productions @ the Research Commons Lab” Andrew Lee (Social Sciences Librarian, George Mason University, MD)

12:25-12:45 Presentation 5 “Navigating between the Public and Academic Libraries–A Chinese-American Librarian’s Perspective” Zehao Zhou (York College of Pennsylvania, PA)

1:00 symposium end

1pm-2pm Lunch and networking at a local restaurant (TBD)

2pm-3pm guided tour to the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus

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