Archive for May, 2007

Did You Know How Hot You Are?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

According to three very different publications, “Librarian” is cited as one of the best careers for the future. US listed “Librarian” as one of the Best Careers in 2007…while Parade Magazine called “Corporate Librarian” one of the Hottest Jobs for College Grads. And the personal financial advisor……which listed “Librarian” as one of its Seven […]

Hello from Nanaimo

Saturday, May 26th, 2007

Share with you guys a few photos of beautiful Nanaimo. Wish all of you a great summer. The neighborhood where I live Vancouver Island Regional Library 1 Vancouver Island Regional Library 2 Nanaimo sky Playground of a local primary school I pass by everyday

Digitization Assistant- SFU Library

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

The Simon Fraser University Library seeks an individual to digitize items for the Library’s Editorial Cartoons Collection ( This full time temporary assignment from June 18 to August 24, 2007, is located at the Simon Fraser University’s WAC Bennett Library in Burnaby, British Columbia. The rate of pay is $21.54/hour plus 9% in lieu of […]

CIA Library Chinese Non-Ref Positions

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

The CIA Library is seeking trained, innovative, customer-service oriented librarians, particularly those with East Asian, Chinese or Arabic language skills, to work in acquisitions, cataloging, collection management, electronic resources, and interlibrary loan disciplines. The CIA regularly provides current information to the President of the United States and senior U.S. Government officials, and librarians contribute an […]

Reflections on the Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute (NELI 9)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

I attended the Ninth Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute (NEL 9) in early March, 2007. This program is intended for librarians who have a desire to develop their leadership potential, received their degree within the past seven years and have a minimum of two years of professional experience. This is the spiritual journey I mentioned […]

What a happy annual meeting!

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

What a beautiful evening and what a happy annual meeting! Please look back our happy moment in video and photos.Happy moment: Open Words (Video) Smile Call from Heather in Montreal 畅所欲言: Jing Jan Ping Linda Ian Min Ying Jian Qi Lei Jie Qiong Wei Ding

Thank you!

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

Isn’t it a wonderful feeling to belong to a caring and supportive 组织? Thank you for sharing your achievements and experience with all of us. Thank you, Jing, for organizing! Thank you, Jan, great location! Thank you, Heather, for calling! Thank you, Lili, for being the photographer! Thank you to all the wonderful chefs. Thank […]

SLA WCC – Blogs & Wikis (Thursday, May 31, 2007)

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Thinking of starting a blog or wiki for your library or organization? Already have one but would like more information? Mingle with SLA colleagues and hear an impressive panel of librarians and professionals share how they are using these technologies. Thursday, May 31, 2007 5:00 – 8:00 pm Terminal City Club PROGRAM DETAILS · 5:00 […]

More Details from Linda

Monday, May 7th, 2007

Thank you, Jing, for organizing. Thank you, Jan, for the room. Such an excellent idea to rent a room! Our Chinese Canadian Librarians community is getting bigger and stronger each year. As it is the norm with other activities, you get out as much as you put in. I encourage everyone to contribute to our […]

Annual Meeting on May 12

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

Thanks for all the replies posted on the blog and via email. The rent for the event room is $40. We’d better start at 6pm, since some will work and some will have class that day until 5pm. For those of you who don’t drive, I will pick you up from a Richmond bus stop. […]

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