March 1, 2020 (Vol.28, No.5): OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENRICHMENT

Through the Eyes of Xiamen and Abeokuta 

OLA/IRRT is pleased to invite all to join us Friday, March 6, at 10 AM at Portland State University Library (ML-170) to hear of three Oregon librarians’ experiences while visiting libraries in Xiamen, China and Abeokuta, Nigeria.  This event is free and open to the public! Refreshments will be served.

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Through the Eyes of Xiamen and Abeokuta

  • Elizabeth will present on how Xiamen libraries serve their patrons and how her perspective of library services changed.
  • Michael will share his engagement with Open Access promotion in Abeokuta, Nigeria, and discuss his experiences with Nigerian music, food, and popular culture.
  • Evan will focus on some highlights of his trip to Xiamen, including local sights and involvement with arts, culture, and food.

Time & Date: Friday, March 6, 2020, 10 am – 12 noon

Location: Portland State University Library, Room ML-170, 1875 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

About the speakers:

Elizabeth Moss: Senior Public Services Librarian (Youth Services focus) at Three Creeks Community Library, Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries

Michael Boock: Associate Professor/Scholarly Communication Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries & Press

Evan Brengle: Senior Branch Supervisor at La Center Community Library, Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries

Presented by Oregon Library Association/International Relations Round Table, Portland State University Office of International Affairs/Confucius Institute, and Portland State University Library.