Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund winner announced

For Immediate Release
Tue, 07/29/2014


Delin Guerra

Program Officer

International Relations Office

CHICAGO — Sai Deng is the 2014 recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Committee's "Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund."

An award of $1,000 is given to an ALA member to attend their first international conference. The Bogle Memorial Fund and the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science will provide a $1,000 cash award for Ms. Deng to attend her first international conference in London, England.

The award is in recognition of Sarah Comly Norris Bogle, a prominent U.S. librarian who made notable contributions to children’s librarianship, international library service and library education.

Ms. Deng will be presenting a paper titled “Creating a Knowledge Map for the Research Lifecycle” during the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) in September 2014 in England. She will also have an opportunity to learn from international colleagues about new research on digital libraries as well as best practices from practitioners.  

Sai Deng, is a metadata librarian and associate librarian at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Ms. Deng’s responsibilities include providing access to the library's digital collections as well as sharing her expertise in metadata and data management with librarians and faculty at UCF.

Sai Deng was recognized during the International Librarians Reception at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas.