Think Globally, Act Globally China-US Librarian Collaboration

Grant Sponsors and Partners:


Members from the Chinese American Library Association

(in alphabetical order)

·    Haipeng Li is Associate Director at the John Cotton Dana Library at Rutgers University-Newark. He is responsible for research services, needs assessment, organizational restructuring, personnel and budget areas in the library. He is former president of the Chinese American Association and has been the initiator of the CALA 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series Program. He is the winner of the CALA 2008 Distinguished Service Award. He has been one of the key players in shaping the grant proposal for Thank Globally, Act Globally (representative term 2008-2011, will continue his involvement).

·    Guoqing Li currently is a professor and Chinese/Korean Studies Librarian at Ohio State University, and a guest professor of Wuhan University. President of the Society for Chinese Studies Librarian, member of Association for Asian Studies, Council of East Asian Studies Libraries,life member of Chinese American Library Association, member of the Board of Directors and chair of CALA International Relations Committee, and one of the initiators of the CALA 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series Program. Research interests include Ming and Qing Dynasty fictions, late imperial history of cultural exchange, library science and English literature translation. Have published many books in those fields, including American Academic Libraries in the Twenty-first Century: Theories and Practices (2007) and Talk the Library Talk: Public Services (English-Chinese, 2009), and currently co-editing two monograph series, Chinese Studies in the West: the Chinese Record and Personal Experiences in China (representative term 2011-2012).

·    ShaLi Zhang is Assistant Director for Collections & Technical Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is the incoming president of the Chinese American Librarians Association. Ms. Zhang has been involved in many grant projects at her university and is very familiar with the process of managing them. She has been awarded the CALA Distinguished Service Award in 2007 for her outstanding contributions to and deep involvement in CALA.



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