National Conference on Asian Pacific American Librarians Shared Visions:
Heritages, Scholarship, Progress

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chinese American Librarians Association and the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association announced their first ever National Conference on Asian Pacific American Librarians, to be held on June 13-15, 2001 in San Francisco, immediately preceding the 2001 American Library Association Annual Conference.

The theme of the National Conference on Asian Pacific American Librarians, "Shared Visions," celebrates the pride of diverse heritages among librarians of Asian and Pacific Islander descent, the excellence of Asian American scholarship, and the progress in Asian American librarianship. The Conference will feature leadership institution, prominent literary, professional and political keynote speakers, award dinners and receptions, and exhibits. It will also provide diverse cultural entertainment and film presentations.

The Conference Planning Committee invites all professional associations, libraries, civil and social organizations, publishers and vendors to join us in the celebration. We are seeking partnership to:

Planning is well underway. Don=92t miss this grand opportunity to showcase your institution and your vision of partnership with Asian American community. For further information, please contact either of the Conference Planning Committee co-Chairs:

Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng
Chinese American Librarians Association
3735 Palomar Centre, Ste 150 PMB 16
Lexington, KY 40513
(606)257-4205 fax
Dr. Ken Yamashita
Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library
Library Administration=09
605 N. El Dorado Street
Stockton, CA 95202
(209)937-8683 fax