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Through the Eyes of Xiamen and Abeokuta
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 10:00am

Through the Eyes of Xiamen and Abeokuta

Hear guest speakers’ experiences while visiting Xiamen, China and Abeokuta, Nigeria

  • Elizabeth will present on how Xiamen libraries serve their patrons and how her perspective of library services changed.

  • Michael will share his engagement with Open Access promotion in Abeokuta, Nigeria, and discuss his experiences with Nigerian music, food, and popular culture.

  • Evan will focus on some highlights of his trip to Xiamen, including local sights and involvement with arts, culture, and food. 

Free and open to the public!

Time & Date: Friday, March 6, 2020, 10 am - 12 noon

Location: Portland State University Library, Room ML-170

                1875 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

About the speakers:
   
Elizabeth Moss
Senior Public Services Librarian (Youth Services focus) at Three Creeks Community Library
Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries

Michael Boock
Associate Professor/Scholarly Communication Librarian
Oregon State University Libraries & Press

Evan Brengle
Senior Branch Supervisor at La Center Community Library
Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries
 

Presented by Oregon Library Association/International Relations Round Table, Portland State University Office of International Affairs/Confucius Institute, and Portland State University Library.