Portland State U librarian goes to Uzbekistan

Claudia Weston, Government Information Librarian at Portland State Library, was selected by the U.S. Department of State to conduct an American Speaker Program in Uzbekistan. Through this program, the Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs arranges for American experts ranging from best-selling authors to Supreme Court Justices, former Secretaries of State, and professional coaches and athletes to engage with foreign audiences worldwide. Claudia will work with the newly built National Library of Uzbekistan in Tashkent and regional libraries throughout the country on the formation of a national catalog, creation of digital information resources, and bolstering the qualifications of library personnel.

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