IRC East Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee
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Purpose: To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of East Asia and the Pacific and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the International Relations Committee. The countries covered by the East Asia and Pacific Subcommittee are Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.
Number of members: up to seven
Terms of office: two years
Term limits: four years
ALA IRC EAP Research Forum at ALA Annual Conference
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Sunday, June 28, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Moscone Convention Center - 3001 (W)
Description: Come hear a panel of various U.S. librarians—who have experience with E/SE/P Asian libraries—discuss some of the current practices and trends in that region of the world. Panelists will include those who have lived/worked in E/SE/P Asia, as well as those in the U.S. who work collaboratively with E/SE/P Asian libraries. A variety of aspects will be discussed, from technical services (digital preservation projects, E/SE/P Asian language cataloging issues) to public services (reference & Information Literacy instruction efforts there), to practices and trends (library construction, national library associations, library legislation, etc.) While not every country of the region will be covered, this program will provide a variety of representation, with Q&A time provided at the end.
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