Contributors

Liu, Weiling; Chen, Suzhen; Li, Mingyan; Jiang, Minhao

Keywords

Institutional repository; CALASYS; Community engagement; Student involvement; Omeka; Dublin Core metadata; Subjects; keywords; Cataloging; Standards compliance; Vocabulary control; Digital repositories; CALA; Chinese American Librarians Association

Description

Presented at the Hawaii Library Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 17, 2018.

Abstract

CALASYS is the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA)’s academic resource and repository system. The purpose of the system is to collect, organize, and store scholarly publications, library and information science related resources created or contributed by CALA members and others in the library field. The CALASYS Committee will share the experiences of collecting data, creating metadata, and improving access to the data. As an all-volunteer committee, the group works with the CALA community which consists of members from different types of libraries and information professions. The committee also reaches out to other groups such as the LIS students to contribute to the system. The poster will emphasize how the committee has engaged students, which turned the process into a learning experience for students while fulfilling the project’s goal. Furthermore, the committee will discuss the challenges they face and elaborate the efforts that have been made to make the repository a more sustainable system to connect the profession and the community through collaborative work. Prospects, strategies, and directions for the repository system will also be explored.

Publication Date

11-17-2018

Original Citation

Chen, S., Liu, W. L., Deng, S., Li, M. Y. & Jiang M. H. (2018). Prospects for connecting community and engaging students for an academic resource and repository system, Hawaii Library Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 17, 2018.

Document Type

Poster

Language

English

Venue

Hawaii Library Association Conference

Venue Date

2018-11-17

Publication Version

Author's version

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Publisher

Hawaii Library Association

College

Information Technologies & Resources

Location

Orlando (Main) Campus



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