Category: News and Updates

Writing Asian Pacific American Representation into Wikipedia: APA Museum and Library Collaborations

By Simone Fujita, Cynthia Mari Orozco and Annie Pho   In this special feature article, APALA members Simone Fujita (Art Center College of Design), Cynthia Mari Orozco (California State University Long Beach) and Annie Pho (University of Illinois at Chicago) share their experience with hosting WikiAPA events this fall as well as advice for hosting Read More …

Alyssa Jocson Porter: APALA’s 2016 selection for Emerging Leaders

The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association’s (APALA) Scholarships and Awards Committee is proud to announce Alyssa Jocson Porter as the 2016 Emerging Leader for the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association. APALA will provide funding to support her attendance and participation in the Emerging Leaders program at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. The Emerging Leaders program is a leadership Read More …

APALA Mentoring Program: Call for Mentors and Protégés

Help grow the next generation of library leaders! The APALA Mentoring Program is seeking protégés and mentors for the 2015-2016 year. Designed to help new and future librarians, the program provides professional and personal development, career coaching, guidance, inspiration and encouragement through a supportive mentoring relationship. Mentoring not only bridges relationships between future and veteran Read More …

APALA Events at ALA Midwinter 2016 in Boston

APALA Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston Book your hotel in the APALA block today. http://2016.alamidwinter.org/ Friday: APALA Cultural Tour (Morning/Early Afternoon) 10 – 11:00am 38 Ash St, Boston, MA 02111 http://www.bcnc.net/ Talk by Giles Li and Tunney Lee, Chinatown and gentrification 11 – 11:30am Walk to China Trade Center 11:30 – 12:30am Chinese Historical Society of Read More …