IRRT International Librarians' Orientation/Mentoring Committee
Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function
Organizes the orientation for international visitors at annual conference and works closely with the ALA International Relations Office to develop a mentoring program for annual conference.
Description: Orientations are held at both the Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. This orientation features an introduction to the ALA Conference and the hosting city for international librarians and other attendees from abroad. ALA members provide an overview of the conference, including recommended programs and social activities. Attendees are able to learn about conference transportation, the ALA's Exhibit Hall and the meanings of the ALA's many acronyms. They also meet mentors and representatives from ALA's many divisions and round tables who help international librarians get the most from the conference experience. (For international librarians outside the U.S.).
Xiaoli Li (Chair 2011 - 2013)
Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services
University of California, Davis
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616-5292
Work: (530) 752-6735
Fax: (530) 754-8785
Jamie Luedtke (Member, 2011 - 2013)
Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Dr. Sylva Natalie Manoogian (Member, 2011 - 2013)
HyeSearch International Library Consulting, Los Angeles, CA
Pauline Nicholas (Member, 2012-2013)
University of the West Indies Main Library, Mona Campus, Mona Kingston, Jamaica
Martha Alvarado Parker (Member, 2012-2013)
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR
Angelique Denise Simmons (Member, 2012-2013)
Newport News, VA
Gang Wan (Member, 2011 - 2013)
University of North Texas, College Station, TX
Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).