Michael Huang Presents at 2015 Chinese Library Annual Conference

Michael Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian organized and presented an academic session titled “The Library’s Role in Social Advancement: Current Trends in Academic and Public Libraries in the United States” at 2015 Chinese Library Annual Conference held in Guangzhou, China, December 15-17, 2015. The session was one of the most popular events and attracted over 300 attendees.

The academic session is listed as follows:

Academic Session Title: The Library’s Role in Social Advancement: Current Trends in Academic and Public Libraries in the United States

Organizer/Chair: Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives; Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University

Keynote Speakers:

New trends of academic libraries in USA

Lian Ruan, Head Librarian, Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; CALA President 2015-2016

Academic library management and the role of leadership

Haipeng Li, University Librarian, University of California, Merced; CALA President 2005-2006; CALA Executive Director 2007-2013

Presenters:

The evolving role of academic health sciences libraries and librarians

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives; Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University

New and innovative services in public libraries

Angela Yang, CALA President, 2002-2003; Manager of Fremont Libraries in California; Outreach and Multicultural Services Librarian, University of California at Irvine, 1991-2002

Information literacy education in distance learning

Andree Y. Lee, Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, George Mason University Libraries

Expanding the role of public libraries: Agents of change in connected learning environments

Liya Deng, PhD Candidate, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina

From advanced placement to parallel enrollment: The roles of school media specialists and the community college librarians

Dr. Raymond Wang, Associate Professor; Coordinator, Library Instruction Program, Community College of Baltimore County

Libraries empowering communities: A transnational perspective

Clara M. Chu, Director, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and Mortenson Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Pictured R-L: Michael Huang, Andrew Lee, Liya Deng, Angela Yang, Clara Chu, Haipeng Li, Lian Ruan, and Raymond Wang

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