Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Section, ACRL


2013 AAMES Annual Meeting, June. 29, 2013

The AAMES annual meeting will be held on June 29, 2013, from 8:30 – 10:00 AM at the HYATT-Columbus KL

Name: ACRL AAMES Annual Meeting

Start Time: 06/29/ 2013 8;30 AM

Duration: 01:30 hrs.

Agenda for  ALA/ ACRL/AAMES Annual Meeting Chicago, 2013

Welcome and Introductions – All

Chair’s Report

Vice-Chair’s Report – ShuYoung Jiang

AAMES – New ACRL policies and its implications for AAMES/ Imporatant Future Steps

Review/ Introductions – AAMES appointments for 2013-2014 and a kickoff discussion with new Chair and Committee Chairs 

Report from Committee Chairs in the following order:

  • Membership Committee – Qian Liu
  • Nomination Committee – Yue Li
  • Publications Committee – John Russell
  • Bylaws and Constitution Committee – Yue Li
  • Program Planning committee – Ruby Bel Gam

Groundwork for 2014 Conference Program Proposal and Research Colloquium and Discussion

 AAMES wiki and website update – Chella Vaidyanathan

Information Sharing and Announcements


Research Forum (ACRL AAMES) Sat, June29 01:00 pm 02:30 pm MCP-N133

Binh Le

Title:  “Academic Library Leadership Skills for Digital World”
This presentation discusses the results of a survey centering on issues relating to the challenges facing academic library leadership, the leadership skills needed to meet these challenges successfully, and the best ways to develop these leadership skills.Deepa Banerjee  – South Asian Librarians and their evolving role in partnerships
Shuyong  Jiang – Open Access in China
Liladhar Pendse – Analyzing the 19th century Indo-Portuguese Literary Journals: A Case of “Harpa Do Mandovi: jornal de poesias”, “Recreio das damas” and “Goa Sociável
Ping Situ – Grant Support in an Academic Library in The Digital Age.
Below is the list of convention center/hotel abbreviations:

MCP – McCormick Place Convention Center (wifi available)

HIL – Hilton Chicago*

HRM – Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

HYATT – Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel*

INTER – InterContinental Chicago Hotel

MAR – Marriott Magnificent Mile

PALM – Palmer House Hilton

RAD – Radisson Blu Hotel

SHER – Sheraton Chicago*

WEST – Westin River North

*Co-Headquarters Hotel