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librarian’s love life?

I am doing a weekend shift today, and I’m going through some circulars (lists of materials) from the Library of Congress CAPSEA (Cooperative Acquisition Program on Southeast Asia). I came across the following item from the Philippines circular: In the Philippines, people sometimes spell English words the way people actually pronounce them — a kind […]

library day in the life 7.1

I am the Librarian for Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as the Librarian for Anthropology, Archaeology, and Religion, based in the Young Research Library at UCLA. This week, I’m participating in the Library Day in the Life Project because: It seems like a fun thing to do. I don’t […]

apala and hawaiian librarians reception

On the evening of June 29, 2008, I went to the APALA (Asian Pacific American Librarians Association) and Hawaiian Librarians reception sponsored by outgoing ALA President Loriene Roy. It was a fantastic event. I thought it might be one of those receptions where very few people attend and mingle. So, when I got there on […]

filipina librarians at ucla

For the past few decades, there has only been one Filipino librarian at UCLA. Her name is Eloisa Borah, and she is currently the Head of Public Services at the Rosenfeld Management Library. When she found out that I’d been hired, she was very excited and emailed me right away and welcomed me to UCLA. […]

meet & greet

On Sunday, May 18, 2008, there was a Pre-ALA Annual Meet & Greet for Spectrum scholars, Emerging Leaders, and those interested in diversity issues. It was coordinated by Candice Mack, Young Adult Librarian at LA Public Library’s Encino-Tarzana Branch, and hosted by Dr. Clara Chu, Associate Professor at UCLA’s Department of Information Studies. As I […]