July 2007

Date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2007 - 12:00
Place: 
Dragon Palace Restaurant, Los Angeles, California
Attendees: 
Sun-Yun Yi (USC), Won-Tack Kim (LAPL, Catalog Dept.), Choon-Hee Rhim (East LA College), Ki-Suk Pak (Orange County, Irvine Branch), Un-Joo Lee (East LA College), Young-Sil Lee (LAPL, Business & Ecomonics), Song-Gyong Kim (Oriental Mission Church), Chong-Rye O (LAPL, Catalog), Ja-Eun Ku (UCLA), Hea-won Paick (LAPL, Junipero Serra Branch)

Korean American Librarians and Information Professionals Association
Quarterly Meeting Minutes

1. TREASURER’S REPORT: reported by Young-sil Lee on behalf of Keum-sook Hahn
As of June 30, 2007 the balance was $3845.51.
Membership fee is still $30.00 per calendar year.

2. LIBRARY USERS’ GUIDE
Thanks to Ja-Eun Ku (UCLA), the web-version is posted on KALIPA homepage.
Korean Cultural Center and USC section are to be updated.
Dave Won (LAPL, Int’l Languages Dept.) to work on Desktop Publishing for paper version.
Aim for paper version in time for KALIPA program “How to Set-up Church Library”.

3. PROGRAM: How to set up a church library
Will need more time to fine-tuning the program. Better to postpone until next spring.
User need assessment survey will go out to churches in Los Angeles area by fall.
Anyone with ideas in survey questions, contact Young-sil Lee or Song-Gyong Kim.
Survey will be conducted by Young-sil Lee, Song-Gyong Kim, and Kyong-hyon Cho (Fuller Seminary).

4. PIO PICO KOREATOWN BRANCH FRIENDS’ GROUP FUNDRAISING
LAPL’s Pio Pico Koreatown Branch Friends’ Group will host a Fundraising dinner on Friday, August 3rd at 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Branch to celebrate 5th year anniversary of re-opening of the branch at its current location.
Individual level donation is $50.00. Anyone interested, contact the Branch Manager Miki Lim.
KALIPA will participate at individual level and help in Branch Tour starting at 6:15.

5. NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENT

Richard Kong (Thousand Oaks PL) will return to Chicago. His last day will be at the end of this month. Well wish for his new journey.

USC’s Korean Heritage Library is moving back to Doheny Library’s main floor where the Periodical Room used to be.
JaEun Ku (UCLA) received FRFD Scholarship ($1,000) from LAMA (Library Administration and Management Association), a division of ALA (American Library Association).
Ki-Suk Pak (Orange County, Irvine Branch) became half-time from full-time Reference Librarian and Young-gi Sin transferred to Irvine Branch to take up the remaining half-time position.
Any contact information change, please contact Ja-Eun Ku (UCLA).

MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 2:40 P.M.

- Minutes taken and submitted by Heawon Paick.