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Educational Background

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, School of Informational & Library Studies, Ph.D., 1990

University of Denver, Denver, CO, Graduate School of Librarianship & Information Management, M.L.S., 1983

International Studies University, Shanghai, China, English Department, B.A., 1968

Dissertation Title

The Citation Process in Scientific Communication

Teaching Experience

Engineering Librarian, University Library, 1989-2015

Adjunct Faculty, School of Library & Information Science, SJSU, 1992-2014


Fulbright Senior Specialist Program, Peer Review Committee, 2010-2015

Evergreen Education Foundation, Board Member, 2009-2015

Committee on Committees (Senate Policy Committee), 2008-2015

Academic Senator, 2004-2007

University Professional Standards Committee, 2005- 2008

University Retention and Tenure Committee, 2007-2008

Board Member, Beethoven Center, King Library, 2006-2015

RTP Late-Add Committee, 2009

Junior Faculty Grant Committee, 2005 CSU

Research Grant Committee, 2005

Selected Publications

“Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library: a New Model of Library Collaboration,” in Inspiration from Best Practices, Proceedings of the 4th Information Technology in Education conference (ITIE2010), Yunnan University Press, Kunming, China, 2010, p. 50-60

“The New Generation of Citation Indexing in the Age of Digital Libraries,” Policy Futures in Education. 6 (1), 77-86, 2008.

“Assessing Digital Reference and Online Instructional Services in an Integrated Public/University Library,” (co-author) The Reference Librarian. 46 (95/96), 149-172, 2006.

“Brief History of CALA and the Status of Chinese Librarians in Librarianship,” in Bridging Cultures – Chinese American Librarians and Their Organization: A Glance at the thirty Years of CALA, Guanxi Normal University Press, Guilin, China, 2004, p. 225-249.



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