Launch of Observational Library Learning Program in Collaboration with National Taiwan University and Fu Jen Catholic University

For Immediate Release: June 30, 2017
Media Contact: Katherine Jardine
(415) 557-4295; Katherine.Jardine@sfpl.org

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Launch of Observational Library Learning Program in Collaboration with National Taiwan University and Fu Jen Catholic University

WHEN: Wednesday, July 5, 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Office of the City Librarian, 100 Larkin St. 6th Floor

WHO:

  • San Francisco Public Library City Librarian Luis Herrera
  • Ms. Yuan-Ho Huang, Professor & Chairperson, Dept. of Library and Information Science, Fu Jen University
  • Ms. Tsung-Hsin Tang, Fu Jen University library school student
  • Ms. Yi-Shan Hsieh, National Taiwan University library school student
  • Ms. Huei-wen Hsu, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO), Director of Education Division
  • Mr. Joseph Ma, TECO General Director
  • Ms. Jessie Chin, TECO Deputy Director
  • Ms. Ivy Lin, TECO
  • Doris Tseng, SFPL librarian, International Center
  • Yemila Alvarez, SFPL 3rd Floor Manager
  • Mikhail Pashkov, SFPL Manager, International Center

WHAT:
Launch the start of the observational learning agreement among San Francisco Public Library and the National Taiwan University and Fu Jen Catholic University. This is an opportunity for a select group of Fu Jen Catholic University library students from Taiwan to observe operations at San Francisco Public Library, which will help them gain an overview of how U.S. public libraries operate as well as learn about innovative public library services offered in San Francisco. This learning exchange program is coordinated by the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco.