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Saturday, November 12 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
(47) Creating Change Through Collaboration: Development of Libraries in Micronesia LIMITED

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In the geographically remote areas of Micronesia, the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Libraries (PIALA) represents libraries and archives from the five "freely associated states" – Marshall Islands; Palau; FSM-Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Yap; Northern Marianas Islands; Guam. Learn how PIALA, IMLS, PREL, the University of North Texas, University of Hawaiʻi, and local efforts are creating change. Gather some ideas on how your library can lend a helping hand while learning about some of the region's unique information resources.

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Roland San Nicolas

Head of Reference Services and Information Literacy Instruction, University of Guam
Roland is an indigenous Chamorro librarian who was born and raised on the island of Guam. He earned an undergraduate degree in Allied Health Sciences (BS) from the University of Portland, Oregon and a graduate degree in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) from the University of North Texas.  He taught in the Catholic school system on Guam for 20 years and served as a school administrator for six of those years. He is dedicated to teaching... Read More →
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Jean Thoulag

Access Services Librarian, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Jean Thoulag is an Access Services Librarian at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Previously, she lived in the Federated States of Micronesia and has extensive experience with the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives in library development across the Micronesian Region.

Saturday November 12, 2016 3:00pm - 3:50pm
University Classroom Building: Room 112

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