【演讲人】Prof. & Dr. Clara M. Chu（美国伊利诺伊大学）
【题目】International Library Cooperation: Enhancing Information Access and Library Services
Dr. Clara M. Chu is Director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, and Mortenson Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 2009 to 2015 she was at the Department of Library and Information Studies (LIS) at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she held the positions of Chair and Professor. Prior to 2009 she was a faculty member at the Department of Information Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. She specializes in the sociocultural study of information use, practices and systems that impact access and collective memory in multicultural communities. Having published, presented and consulted internationally in English and Spanish, she is a leading voice on multicultural library and information issues. Dr. Chu has served on the editorial boards of LIS and Asian/Pacific American Studies journals, and is currently serving on the boards of Libri, Library Trends, and Journal of Library and Information Science. She is active in library and information associations. Most recently, having served as 2014/15 President of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) and as 2013-15 Division IV Chair, Professional Committee & Governing Board Member of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). She has studied in Canada, the US and Mexico, and obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.