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Ping

Ping

Fu
Professor & Head of Library Technology Services
1543
Ping.Fu@cwu.edu
2011
Education: 
  • 2003: M. L. I. S*., Library and Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal
  • 2001: M. A. East Asian Studies, McGill University, Montreal
  • 1992: M. Sc. Comp. Sc., Shanghai University, Shanghai
  • 1985: B. Sc. Comp. Sc., Northwestern Poly-technical University, Xi'an
  • *MLIS is the terminal degree for academic librarians
Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the overall administration of the Library Technology Services.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of unit's policies, procedures, and standards
  • Provide leadership, vision, and expertise related to library systems, technologies, software, and hardware that increase and enhance access to academic resources at CWU Library.
  • Identify, evaluate, coordinate, and teach the use of technologies to library staff.
  • Resolve problems, propose new and better ways of using technology and, by collaborating with and by offering substantive training to library staff, thereby empower them in performing their own functions.
  • Represent the Library in technology issues on campus and within the CWU System and at the national level.
  • Administer Alma/Primo.
  • Teach Univ 101-Library session.
  • Provide reference and consultation.
  • Serve as peer reviewer for academic and scholarly journals.
  • Serve as mentor for international visiting scholars.
  • Key Research Interests: Next-generation ILS, Discovery Systems, Institutional Repository, Digitization, Digital Scholarship.
Professional Organizations: 
  • American Library Association (ALA), 2003-present
  • Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), 2007-present
  • Chinese American Libraians Association (CALA), Life Member, Board Member (2017-2020)

By appointment; Reference hours: Wednesday afterrnoon, 3:00pm-5:00pm, LIB 103J

Ping Fu Google Scholar Citation

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Brown, E., Fu, P., Blackson, G. (2017). Beyond Traditional Librarianship: Librarians’ Roles in an International Education and Exchange Program. Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal, 43, 18–28.
  2. Fu, P., Julie, C. (2015). Migration to Alma/Primo: A Case Study of Central Washington University. Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal, 40, 1–14.
  3. Fu, P. (2014). Supporting the Next–generation ILS: The Changing Roles of Systems Librarians. Journal of Library Innovation, 5(1), 30–42.
  4. Fu, P., Fitzgerald, M. (2013). A Comparative Analysis on the Effect of the Integrated Library System on Staffing Models in Academic Libraries. Information Technology and Libraries, 32(3), 47–58.

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