Visiting Librarian Sophie Zhang’s 18 months of Life at the UC Libraries

Visiting Librarian Sophie Zhang and Dean Xuemao Wang

Sophie Zhang and Dean Xuemao Wang at Sophie’s Final Presentation

Sufang (SophieZhang, the visiting librarian from South China Normal University (Guangzhou, China) completed her eighteen-month working and research period at the University of Cincinnati. For the first six months, Sophie spent her work time at the UC Press and the Digital Scholarship Center. As the faculty member at the Department of Information Management and Information Systems within the School of Economics and Management, she came with a goal of researching the current landscape of digital humanities centers and services in the United States. During the spring semester, she was able to visit two faculty members in information science at Kent State University and Syracuse University. She gave a final presentation on May 14th, 2019 about her whole experience. We wish Sophie a safe trip home and continuous successful collaboration with her peers in the United States.

Sophie Zhang’s final presentation

Student employee Maria Deutsch as the recipient of the 2019 Quality Service Award

Maria Deutsch (DAAP, Class of 2019), a student employee at the CEAS Library & Chemistry-Biology Library, is the recipient of a 2019 Quality Service Award from the UC Libraries. Maria is always on time for her shifts and rarely has to miss a shift. She likes to keep busy and is accurate and efficient. Library staff really appreciates her hard work and enjoys working with her.

Congratulations Maria and best wishes for the future adventure!

Maria Deutsch, library student employee

Visiting Librarian Yanli Liu Gave Her Final Presentation

Yanli Liu gave a presentation about data services and courses at the National Science Library, China Academy of Sciences

Yanli Liu and Amy Koshoffer co-taught a session for summer research students.

Hong Cheng, Ted Baldwin, Xuemao Wang, Yanli Liu, Leslie Schick at Yanli’s final presentation.

Yanli Liu, the visiting librarian from the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences completed her six-month period at the University of Cincinnati. Splitting time at the CEAS Library and the HSL Library, Yanli was involved in research data services, engineering librarianship, attending campus-wide workshops and webinars. On October 4th, she gave a final presentation about her two main projects: citation analysis of Mathematics and Physics researchers at UC and data management services survey and workshop.

 

Librarians from Northeast Normal University, China Visited UC

Welcome dinner with two Chinese librarians

From left: Xuemao, Don, Bo, Bella, Becky and Hong

From left: Dan, Debbie, Lorna, Bo, and Bella

From left: Dan, Debbie, Lorna, Bo and Bella

Chinese librarians met the Digital Collections department

From left: James, Sean, Linda, Thomas, Nathan, Bo and Bella

Changhong (Bella) Wu and Bo Sun, librarians from Northeast Normal University (NENU) in Changchun, China, visited the UC Libraries November 15th-17th through a librarian exchange program between Ohio University and NENU. As the first cohort, Bella and Bo will stay in the United States for three months visiting libraries across the country and conducting research. Topics they are interested at UC Libraries are Ohiolink, collection development strategies, digital collections and digital and information literacy education. We look forward to meeting more visitors from NENU in the future.

Georgian Researcher Dr. Tengiz Simashvili Visited the UC Libraries

Dr. Simashvili with Library Faculty
Left to right: Sally, Mark, Hong, Tengiz, Arlene, and Ted
Dr. Simashvili with library faculty
Left to right: Sally, Ted, Mark, Tengiz, Arlene, Tiffany

Sponsored by UC’s Office of Research, the UC Libraries welcomed the first IREX scholar, Tengiz Simashvili, with six library faculty members at Langsam on October 25, 2016. Dr. Simashvili is the head of Caucasus Scientific-Research Center at Telavi State University, Georgia. He came to UC with a mission of learning how American universities utilize new strategies and methods to support researchers. As a collection of research hubs on campus, the UC Libraries have a lot to share with him. Continue reading Georgian Researcher Dr. Tengiz Simashvili Visited the UC Libraries