MW Chapter Professional Development Meeting – Program

Welcome to the MW Chapter Professional Development Meeting

2020 CALA Midwest Chapter Annual Conference

Date: May 11, 2020 (Monday)

Place: Virtual Zoom (

Host and Moderator: Anlin Yang.  Email:  Cell: 240-425-7925

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m. Welcome Remarks: Minhao Jiang, CALA MW Chapter President

8:35 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Title: Tech help study

Presenters: Kate Williams, UIUC / Hui Yan, Renmin University / Shenglong Han, Peking University and others

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Title: RDM Maturity Levels in US Academic Libraries — Case Study of Five US Academic Libraries

Presenter: Jie Jiang, Ph.D. Student of SLIS, Simmons University.

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Title: Storytelling with Data: Using Reference Analytics for Insights into Virtual Reference Service.

Presenter: Hui-Fen Chang, Liaison Initiatives Librarian, Oklahoma State University Libraries.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Title: How Gender Mainstreaming Applied in Library Strategy and Action Plan: an investigation and comparative study from several different countries.

Presenter: Han Liu, Postdoctoral Researcher, Sun Yet-san University.

10:30 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break Time

10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Title: Rescue Wagon on the Way: Tips to Enhance Library Virtual Reference during COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Time.

Presenter: Fu Zhuo, Teaching & Learning Librarian, University of Missouri – Kansas City.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Title: Rethinking, Redefining and Repositioning Library Information Technology Department.

Presenter: Hong Ma, Head of Library Systems, Loyola University Chicago.

11:30 a.m. – 12: p.m.

Title: Developing the International Library Community in the Digital Age through Collaboration and Partnership.

Presenters: Lian Ruan, Head Librarian and Shuyi Liu, Program Manager, University of Illinois Fire Service Institute.

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Title: Plan your next plan – The Assessment Plan!

Presenter: Vincci Kwong, Librarian, Head of Web Services, Assessment and UX Researcher, Indiana University South Bend.

12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Title: Library Building Enhanced Map Application.

Presenter: Meng Qu, Web Service, Assistant Librarian, Miami University

12:55 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks: Anlin Yang, Chair of Professional Development Committee