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XIAOYANG LIU
xiaoyangliu@yahoo.com

Experience|Education|Publications|Committees|Memberships|Awards|Computer Skills|Languages



EXPERIENCE:

Woodbury University

Burbank, California

Head, Library Systems

7/97 to present

• Manage the University's integrated library system-SIRSI
• Provide reference assistance to student and faculty
• Create and maintain the library's WebPages
• Liaison with MIS department to provide computing support for library staff
• Teach Information Literacy classes & create class WebPages
• Maintain the library's CD-ROM LAN
• Serve on University committees

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Instructional Services Coordinator

1/97-7/98

Reference/Instruction Librarian

9/94-12/96

• Coordinated, developed and taught campus-wide Internet and research classes
• Developed teaching tools on the Internet (e.g. Virtual Tours, On-line Tutorials)
• Provided research and computer software assistance, and trouble shoot computers
• Developed and coordinated library orientation program
• Created and maintained class WebPages, user guides, and class outlines
• Selected materials in social sciences, business, law and technology
• Coordinated Leavey Library's community outreach program
• Served on university, regional and national committees
• Monitored LIBEVENT, a listserv advertising library events in southern California

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana

Reference Services Librarian

9/93-9/94

• Provided general reference assistance, including government documents
• Taught library instruction classes and conducted workshops
• Participated in reference collection development
• Created user guides and compiled bibliographies
• Supervised student assistants and monitored student budget
• Served on university and library committees and task forces

Loyola University

New Orleans

Librarian, Distance Learning Program

10/92-6/93

• Provided telephone reference assistance, and conducted orientation program
• Searched on-line databases and CD-ROMs
• Acted as a liaison between the faculty of the college and the library
• Made recommendations to the Dean of Libraries on distance library services
• Wrote brochures and compiled resources guides

Li-Jun Import-Export Inc.

Beijing, China

Assistant Sales Manager

8/87-8/89

• Supervised sales representatives and clerks
• Conducted workshops on interpersonal communication skills

Beijing Chemistry Institute

Beijing, China

English Instructor

9/87-5/89

• Taught credit courses on Spoken English & Intensive Readings


EDUCATION:

Business School, University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate in Advanced Management Program

1996

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • MLS Library and Information Science

1993

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Ph.D. program, Political Science

8/92-5/93

Beijing University

Beijing, China

  • MA Cultural Communications

1989

Beijing University

Beijing, China

  • BA International Relations

1987


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
:
If you build it, they will come: Spaces, Values, and Services in the Digital Era, with Marianne Afifi, et al. Spring 1997, Vol. 11, no. 2, Library Administration & Management

Instruction on the Web, presentation at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Southern California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), April 18, 1997, Los Angeles

Developing a Program for International Students: A Teaching Library's Experience, Poster Session, California Library Association Conference, November 1997, Pasadena, California

Beyond Tools, Exploring the Internet as A Teaching Medium, Internet Talk and Swap, California Library Association Conference, November 1997, Pasadena, California

The merger and beyond: integrating library and computing services as a foundation for developing a holistic learning environment (with Denise Shorey), presentation for ACRL President's Program "Showcase of Ideas," June 30, 1997, San Francisco, California

It's more than a tool, it's a medium: Exploring academic librarians' use of the Web (with Denise Shorey), Poster Session for "Universe at your Fingertips" Conference, April 25, 1997, Santa Barbara, California

Etext as a book (with Judy Truelson), presentation at the Fifth Annual Conference of the Southern California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), April 18, 1997, Los Angeles

The Thomas & Dorothy Leavey Library: a Library of the Future, Today (with Denise Shorey), presentation at the Annual Conference of the California Library Association, Conference Institute on Planning the Library of the Future, November 1996, Sacramento, California

Developing a Library Virtual Tour on the World Wide Web, Using QuickTime VR and Image Maps, Poster Session at the Annual Conference of the California Association of Research Librarians, October 1996, San Diego, California

Developing an Information Literacy WebPages for the Freshman Writing Program, Poster Session at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Southern California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), May 1996, Los Angeles

Adventures in Information: Teaching the Internet to the University Community (with Deborah Homes-Wong), Poster Session at the Annual Conference of the California Library Association, November 1995, Santa Clara, California, and Poster Session at the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, June, 1995, Chicago, Illinois

UNIVERSITY & LIBRARY COMMITTEE SERVICE:
• University Webpage Committee (Woodbury), 1998-present
• Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (Woodbury), 1998-present
• Non-Residential Faculty Fellow (USC), 1995-1998
• Elections Committee (USC), 1995-1997
• Search Committee - Science Collection Management Librarian (USC), 1995
• Asian Studies Committee (Ball State), 1993-94
• Reference Collection Development Committee (Ball State), 1994
• Off-Campus Learning Program Committee (Loyola), 1992-93

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & COMMITTEES:
American Library Association:
• Instruction Section, Association of College & Research Libraries
  Member: Teaching Methods Committee, 1995-1997
• Library and Information Technology Association
  Vice Chair: Desktop Publishing Interest Group, 1995- 1997

California Association of Research Librarians
• DIAL-South, Diversity in Academic Libraries
Member: Program Committee, 1995-1997

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS:
• Louisiana Library Association Scholarship, 1992
• Beijing University Leadership Award, 1995

COMPUTER SKILLS:
• Web Authoring Tools: HTML, FrontPage, and PageMill
• Operating Systems: Windows, Macintosh, and Unix
• Application Software: Microsoft Office for Macintosh and Windows
• Integrated Library Systems: SIRSI, NOTIS, and INNOPAC
• Databases: Lexis-Nexis, Proquest, FirstSearch, and many other electronic databases

LANGUAGES:
• Bilingual Chinese and English


last updated 9/21/00