CALA's commemorative book published

The Chinese American Librarians Association in celebration of its thirtieth anniversary has published a commemorative book entitled Bridging Cultures - Chinese American Librarians and Their Organization: A Glance at the Thirty Years of CALA, 1973-2003. The book is edited by Zhijia Shen, Liana Hong Zhou, Karen T. Wei , and published by Guanxi Normal University Press, Guanxi, China in 2004. The list price is $15.00 and $10.00 for members per copy Its contents are noted below:

Foreword, Tze-chung Li
Preface and Acknowledgments, Zhijia Shen, Liana Zhou, Karen Wei
CALA President's Message: In Perspective and Vision, Amy Tsiang & Shixing Wen
CALA Executive Director's Message: CALA: a Dynamic Professional Association Built on Dedicated Volunteer Spirits, Sally Tseng
Happy 30th Birthday to CALA! Congratulatory letters from other organizations

Part One: Leading and Pioneering Chinese American Librarians

Lois Mai Chan: a Great Mind in Knowledge Organization and Access, Mengxiong Liu
Ching-chih Chen: a Shining Star and Model of Chinese American Library and Information Science Professionals, Hwa-Wei Lee
Kai-ming Chiu and the Harvard-Yenching Library, Eugene Wu
Innovative Leader and Energetic Professional: Bessie K. Hahn, Susan Xue
Thomas C. Kuo: a Scholar and Librarian, Agnes Wen
Hwa-Wei Lee: Pride and Role Model of Librarian, Rush Miller and Zhijia Shen
Tze-Chung Li: a Dev and Sincere Professor, Kuang-Guo Ho Translated by Susan Xue
Karl Lo: Blazing the Path to Bring Technology to East Asian Libraries, Zhijia Shen
CALA and I, Amy D. Seetoo
Sally C. Tseng: the Consummate Professional, Sha-Li Zhang
Tsuen-Tsuin Tsien: Portrait of a Lifetime Achiever, Yuan Zhou
James Shik-kang Tung (1911-1982): Curator, Gest Oriental Library and East Asian Collections, Princeton University, 1952-1977, Tai-loi Ma
Let Books Always Be There for Those Who Need and Care: Weiying Wan and His Distinguished Career in East Asian Librarianship, Yuan Zhou
Andrew Wang: Reaching out to the World, Liana Zhou
Eugene Wu: a Pioneer, Leader, and Scholar-Librarian, Karen T. Wei
Tung-li Yuan (1895-1965): Founding Father of National Library of China and Cultural Communicator between the West and China. Tsing Yuan
My CALA Stories: Recollections of CALA Past Presidents

Part Two: Bridging Cultures

Brief History of CALA and the Status of Chinese Americans in Librarianship, Liu xiong
Recipients of CALA Distinguished Service and President's Recognition Awards, Sally Tseng
Thirty Years of Publications in Review Amy D. Seetoo
JLIS: Past, Present, and Future, Chen-Ku Wang
Leadership Development and Coalition Building, Hwa-Wei Lee
The Development of Global Partnerships: the University of Pittsburgh Experience, Rush G. Miller
Enriching Chinese Cultural Heritage at the Queens Library, Gary E. Strong
Building Bridges and Strengthening Ties: Collaborating with Non-Profit Organizations to Promote Global Librarianship, Haipeng Li
Asian American and Chinese American Librarians: Their Impact on the Profession and on Their Communities, Joe Zhou
Brief Analysis of CALA Member Status, Lisa Zhao

Appendices, Haihui Zhang
1. Chinese American Librarians Association Constitution; 2. Chinese American Librarians Association Bylaws; 3. CALA organizational structure and chapters' history 4;. List of CALA and CALA chapter presidents; 5. List of CALA committees 6. Chronology

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