Previous events

Year 2015:

CALA Southwest Chapter 2015 Annual Conference

May 27, 2015


The world has successfully transitioned from the Newtonian‐

worldview era to the hypermedia‐networked age. Professions of

librarianship, including librarians and libraries, have also been shifted from

the traditional “guardian of knowledge” to the information intermediary.

The theme “Online Future” reflects SW Chapter’s efforts to move

administration meetings and events to online formats this past year. You are

invited to share your success of any online experience in librarianship,

addressing what types of online activities you have successfully held and

how these online events have influenced your career, profession, and





Texas Library Association 2015 Annual Conference

Location: Austin, Texas

Duration: April 14-17, 2014




Year 2014:

Texas Library Association 2014 Annual Conference

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Duration: April 8-11, 2014

CALA SW member involvement:

Yang, L., & Perrin, J. (2014), Texas Library Association 2014 Conference, “Tutorials on Web Analytics: How to Conduct a Web Analytics Report on the Library Website,” Texas Library Association, San Antonio (April 9, 2014).




Year 2013:

“美國亞省華人百年歷史回顧” Translation Project

Project inquired by Chinese United Association of Great Phoenix (CUAGP).

  • This document is part of the book entitled “沙漠明珠” which was published 2012 and also online with a total of 22 pages and 6,848 words. Details:

  • Project start to finish:  January 2  to January 25, 2014; proof reading: January 26 to 31.
  • Result: Project complete successfully and raised a certain amount of fund for CALA SW.
  • Special thanks to: Huifen Chan, Le Yang, May Lee, Qian Liu, Yi Xiao, Anlin Yang, Xiaoyin Zhang




Texas Library Association 2013 Annual Conference

Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Academic Librarianship
4/26/2013 – Fri,  1:00 pm – 1:50 pm

Academic libraries have long recognized the importance and benefits of recruiting librarians from diverse backgrounds as essential to their overall mission. This program will present the historical and current state of ethnic and racial representation in academic librarianship, and resources and strategies for recruiting and retaining of librarians of color.


Hui-Fen Chang, Oklahoma State University





2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

Barba, S., Perrin, J., Starcher, C., Winkler, H., & Yang, L. (2013), Texas Conference on Digital Libraries 2013, “Perspectives on Preservation Strategies for Digital Content: Lessons Learned,” Texas Digital Library, Austin, TX. (May 7, 2013). This is a panel presentation, and names of author and presenter are in last name’s alphabetical order.




2013 Digital Library Federation Forum

Barba, S., & Yang, L. (2013), 2013 Digital Library Federation Forum, “A Complete ETD Paradigm: The Workflow from Submission to Preservation at Texas Tech University,” Digital Library Federation, Austin, TX. (November 5, 2013). The poster presentation won the best award among dozens of others, and earned the registration tickets to the 2014 forum at Atlanta.




Southwest Chapter Poster for the CALA 2013 Annual Program

SW Chapter Poster_CALA 2013




Southwest Chapter Poster for Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Meeting (November, 2013)

AzLA Poster 2013




Southwest Chapter mid-year report for Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Meeting (November, 2013)

SW Chapter Midyear report