Head of Acquisitions
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
1997-2007 - reference librarian dealing with reference queries, involved in user education programs for information searching skills, how to use reference management software, Endnote. 2007-2008 - serials librarian. Responsible in subscription of journals and online database. 2010 - librarian in Acquistion Division. Area of interest - Assessment of library performance
Mrs Gayle Chan
Head of Collection Development
University of Hong Kong
Head of Collection Development, University of Hong Kong Libraries, a positionI have held since 2002.I provide leadership and strategic direction to a team of subject and specialistlibrarians who work in close consultation with the faculty to shape thelibraries collections and to connect students with the appropriate informationresources. I have oversight of an annual materials budget of approximatelyUS$12 million and am responsible in establishing a sustainable strategy thatmeets collection goals. As an operational team leader, I serve in the QualityAssurance Team to assist with the planning and execution of strategic priorities.My research interests include topics on scholarly communication andits impact on collection development, materials budget planning, return oninvestment, shifting role of collection development librarians, knowledge exchangeand knowledge management for student learning and faculty research.
Mr Huang Di
Deputy Head of Acquistions
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Deputy Head of Acquisition & Cataloging Department and Associate Professorfrom Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He’s been responsible for purchase ofelectronic resources in which he had many years of experiences. His currentresearch field is citation analysis used in library collection assessment, as wellas Automatic Mapping between DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) and CLC(Chinese Library Classification).
Mrs Lee Cheng Ean
Associate University Librarian
National University of Singapore
As the Associate University Librarian (Resources) at the NUS Libraries, NationalUniversity of Singapore, I oversees the following units: Library Asset Management,Library Information Technology, Library Business Services and LibraryHuman Resource. My interests include performance assessment, process managementand continual improvement. I am a member of the Springer Asia’sLibrary Advisory Board, EBSCO Publishing’s Asia/Australia/Africa AcademicAdvisory Board and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). I am theVice-President of the Library Association of Singapore 2011-2013.
Ms Ng Chay Tuan
Nanyang Technology University of Singapore
Mr Zhang Shaoduo
Library Assistant Director
Shanghai International Studies University
Responsibility in Shanghai International Studies University: collection, Phd ininternational relations, Speak & write fluently in English and Japanese.
The Cambridge Asia Library Advisory Board (CALAB)'s 2013 Annual Meeting will take place at the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan on the 08 January 2013
At Cambridge University Press, we are dedicated to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide. We understand librarians in the academic institutions play a key role in this process.
Cambridge Asia Library Advisory Board (CALAB) is a group of over 10 librarians represented by different prestigious universities in Asia.
The objectives of this board are:
The advisory board operates mainly through emails and questionnaires. Annual meetings will be held for members.