Michael Huang Chairs a Session at International Conference in China

The 9th Shanghai International Library Forum (SILF 2018) was held on October 17-19, 2018 at the Shanghai Library. The forum was organized by the Shanghai Library (Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai) and co-organized by the Shanghai Society for Library Science and the Shanghai Society for Scientific & Technical Information. A total of 292 delegates from 24 countries and regions attended the forum. Michael Bailou Huang, Director of Global Library Initiatives at Stony Brook University chaired the Concurrent Session V entitled “Academic publication and professional communication—collaboration, openness and moving forward together: The international future of academic publication in library and information studies.” At this well attended session, Guoying Liu, University of Windsor, together with Fangmin Wang of Ryerson University, talked about the Chinese American Librarians Association’s peer-reviewed academic English journal: International Journal of Librarianship. In addition, Guoying presented about hot topics in recent LIS publications. CALA Executive Director Lian Ruan shared her experience about working together with Chinese and American academic librarians for a monograph publication. Ping Fu of Central Washington University co-presented with Kristi Thompson of University of Windsor on “How to publish in an English academic journal.” Kristi, joined by Shenqin Yin of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, made a presentation entitled “Collaboration between a Canadian and Chinese  author and their different national perspectives on library and information science—A case study.”


Michael Huang

Librarian, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives at Stony Brook University Libraries
Michael Bailou Huang currently serves as the Director of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and health sciences librarian. He is a selector and liaison for the Program in Public Health at Stony Brook Medicine and the School of Health Technology and Management.
email: michael.b.huang@stonybrook.edu
Michael Huang
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