Council on East Asian Libraries

Association for Asian Studies

2007 Annual Meetings


Schedule, as of February 16, 2007


The annual meetings of the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL), and related organizations, will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Square.  The AAS panels and roundtables are scheduled from Thursday, March 22 – Sunday, March 25.  The AAS Annual Meeting information, including hotel reservation and online registration, is available at URL:


CEAL meetings are scheduled as follows.  Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings will be held in the Boston Marriott Copley Square, Salon A-C.  Meetings given in parentheses and italics are not official CEAL meetings.  They are listed for the convenience of CEAL members.



Tuesday, March 20

7:00-9:00 PM                Executive Board I

                                      Boston Marriott Copley Square, Hyannis Room


  7:30-9:00 PM                Small Collections Round Table
                                        Boston Marriott Copley Square, Orleans Room


Wednesday, March 21

8:30-10:20 AM             Plenary Session


10:40AM -12:30 PM    Committee on Technical Processing


1:50-3:40 PM               Committee on Public Services


4:00-5:50 PM               Committee on Library Technology


7:00-9:00 PM             GWLA East Asian Collection Development Consortium Meeting

                                    Northeastern Room, Marriott, 3rd Floor  (GWLA Members Only)


7:30-9:00 PM              Talking with Experienced Librarians

                                    Boston Marriott Copley Square, Wellesley Room


Thursday, March 22

8:30-10:20 AM            Committee on Japanese Materials


9:00 AM-1:00 PM        (Korean Collection Consortium of North America Annual Meeting)

                                     Boston Marriott Copley Square, Salon H


10:30 AM-noon            (Japanese Company Histories Meeting)

                                      Boston Marriott Copley Square, Regis Room


10:40 AM-12:30 PM    Committee on Chinese Materials


1:50-3:40 PM               Committee on Korean Materials


4:00-5:50 PM               Executive Board II
                                       Boston Marriott Copley Square, Vermont Room


4:00-5:50 PM               Genealogy and East Asian Diaspora Group
                                       Boston Marriott Copley Square, Vineyard Room


6:30 PM                       Fellowship Dinner (Contact: Anna Dunavin at Harvard)
                                       China Pearl Restaurant, 9 Tyler Street

Friday, March 23

9:00AM-12:00 PM       (NCC Open Meeting)
   Harvard University, Tsai Auditorium


10:00 -11:00 AM         (Discussion with Korean book vendors)*

11:00AM-12:00 PM    (Discussion with Korean online database vendors)*

                                    Harvard University, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Common Room


1:00 - 2:00 PM            (Demonstration of RISS International)*

                                    Harvard University, Lamont Library, Larsen Room

                                        *pre-registration required


2:00-4:00 PM               (Reception)
Chinn Ho Reading Room, Harvard-Yenching Library

                                    Two chartered coaches will leave the Boston Marriott Hotel at 1:30 PM;
                                      they will return to the Boston Marriott Copley Square Hotel at 5:30 PM
                                      after the RLIN-OCLC Transition Meeting


3:00-4:00 PM            (Tours of Harvard-Yenching Library and other Harvard libraries)

                                   An announcement asking people to sign up for the tours they wish to

                                   take will be forthcoming.


4:00-5:30 PM          (RLIN-OCLC Transition Meeting)

                                Harvard-Yenching Auditorium


7:00-9:05 PM         Forum on Chinese e-Content: eBooks and eDissertations

                                Boston Marriott Copley Square, Wellesley Room


Saturday, March 24        

  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM   (OCLC CJK Users Group Meeting)
Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel, Belvidere Room
40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA  02115


  12:00 - 2:00 PM          (Connexion Overview Session)
Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel, Belvidere Room
40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA  02115