The Northern California Chapter of CALA organized and presented a one-hour program at the California Library Association (CLA)’s 2010 Annual
Conference, which was hold on November 13 (3:00-4:00pm), at the Sacramento Convention Center. More than 20 California librarians (mostly CALA members) attended the program.
The theme of the program is about strategic methods or thinking for “cooperation, collaboration, and resource sharing” in a very challenging time for libraries. Three selected speakers presented at the colloquium.
Shi Deng, Head of CJK Cataloging and Metadata Service, talked about how internal and external library cooperation and collaboration strengthened overall library service and managementefficiency in terms of staff, time and cost.
After the program, CALA members gathered for a small group fellowship dinner with the speakers and local chapter’s officers, including the Vice President/President Elect Xiaoli Li (Cataloging and Metadata Services Librarian at UC Davis), Treasurer Janet Lin (Library Media Technicians at West Valley College), two Program Coordinators, Amy Kuo (Asian Language Selector and Reference Librarian at Berkeley Public Library) and Yiping Wang (Reference Librarian Assistant at San Jose Public Library) and Membership officer and Webmaster, Bin Zhang (Digital Information Service Librarian of California State University, Sacramento).
Program Coordinator of CALA-NCA