Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Year 2018: CALA Southwest Chapter 2018 Annual Conference May 8th, 2018 1-1:30pm   The Open Access Textbook Initiative at Texas A&M University Libraries, by Rusty Kimball, Geosciences Librarian at Texas A&M University Libraries An effort at Texas A&M University Libraries to promote the adoption of existing Open Access textbooks began with a request by the Texas A&M President to the libraries to identify ways to decrease textbook costs for students. An idea from the head of the Scholarly Communications department led to […]

Upcoming events


CALA Southwest Chapter @ ALA 2018 Annual Conference Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Duration: June 21-26, 2018   ——————————   CALA 2018 Awards Reception (6:00pm-8:00pm, June 23, 2018) Website announcement Location: Uptown 1-3, Le Meridien, 333 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130 (map and directions) Duration: 6:00pm-8:00pm, June 23, 2018  

2011 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 2011 Annual Conference. Place: Austin Program title: Creating an Online Health Information Pathfinder for a Diverse Population Speaker: Ana D. Cleveland, regents professor and director, Houston and Health Informatics Programs; Xuequn Della Pan, project coordinator; and Jodi Philbrick, assistant director, Houston Program, College of Information, University of North Texas

2010 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 2010 Annual Conference. Place: San Antonio Program title: Managing Change in the Information Age Speaker: Delene De La Rosa, director, Quitman Public Library; Julie Todaro, dean of library services, Austin Community College; Zhixian (George) Yi, doctoral student, Texas Woman’s University

2009 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 2009 Annual Conference. Place: Houston Program title: Collections on the Lives and Histories of Asian Americans Speaker: Icy Smith, author and founder, East West Discovery Press; Irwin A. Tang, author, Paul Revere Books

1998 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 1998 Annual Conference. Place: San Antonio Program title: Academic Libraries in the Two Chinas: China Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan Speaker: Terry Wang, Head Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Chloris Yue, Reference Librarian, University of Houston – Clear Lake; Wei Wu, Systems Librarian, University of Houston

1997 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 1997 Annual Conference. Place: Ft. Worth Program title: Managing Diversity: New Challenge in a Changing World Speaker: Gilda Baeza Ortego, Director, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A & M University at Corpus Christi; William W. Wan, Assistant Director of Libraries for Technical Services, Texas Woman’s University Terry Wang, Head Librarian, Science and Engineering Library, University of Texas Arlington

1996 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 1996 Annual Conference. Place: Houston Program title: The First Emperor of China: from Interactive Videodisc to Multimedia CD to Cyberspace; The Changing Role of Collection Development: Libraries in the Digital Environment Speaker: Ching-Chih Chen Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences, Simmons College  

1995 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 1995 Annual Conference. Place: Dallas Program title: The Forgotten Texans Speaker: Eugenia Tang, Document/Microtext Reference Librarian, Texas A & M University; Monica Wong, Acquisitions/Collection Development Librarian, El Paso Community College

1994 Annual Program


Texas Library Association 1994 Annual Conference. Place: Corpus Christi Program title: Ride the Tide to China Speaker: George Teoh, Library Director, Houston Community College, Northwest Campus