Diao, Junli

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    MLIS  McGill University  Librarianship  2004-2006 
    M Ed  Queen's University  Assessment and Evaluation (ESL)  2002-2004 
    BA  Henan University  English Literature  1994-1998 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, City University of New York  Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging and Serials (Tenure-track position)/Acting Librarian for Information Literacy (January 1st-June 30, 2019)    August 2017 - present 
    York College, City University of New York  Substitute Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging and Serials (Temporary position)    March 2016 - August 2017 
    Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Library, New York University  Assistant Research Scholar (Grant-founded contract position)    September 2012 - August 2015 
    Green Library, Florida International University  Cataloging and Metadata Librarian (Contract position)    April 2011 - August 2012 
    New York Public Library  Chinese Rare Book and Manuscript Librarian (NEH contract position)    December 2008 - June 2010 
    Education Library, University of Toronto  Metadata Service Librarian (Contract position)    November 2007 - March 2008 
    College of the North Atlantic  Campus Librarian (Permanent position)    September 2006 - July 2007 
    Zhengzhou Middle School (International Baccalaureate)  Teacher of English    September 1998 - August 2002 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Library and Archives, Royal Ontario Museum  Chinese Rare Book Consultant    August - December 2010 
    Maritime College Library, State University of New York  Webpage designer    July 2010 
  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging and Serials  August 2017 - present 
    Substitute Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging and Serials  March 2016 - August 2017 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Diao, J. "Wikipedia, socialpedia, and randompedia: How could one play by the rules when there aren’t any?." Journal of New Librarianship. 4(1) 2019: 149-155.

        Diao, J. "In search of China’s first library: Materials, housing and arrangement." Library & Information History. 35(1) 2019: 21-39.

        Diao, J. "Teaching Occupational Outlook Handbook for students in career development: A teaching plan." CUNY Academic Works. 2018: .

        Diao, J. "Evolution of Western library catalogs: The rising expectation of users." International Journal of Librarianship. 3(1) 2018: 78-93.

        Diao, J. "Conceptualizations of catalogers’ judgment through content analysis: A preliminary investigation." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 56(4) 2018: 298-316.

        Diao, J. "Cataloging backlogs: Perennials, seaweeds, or others?." College & Research Libraries News. 79(3) 2018: 142-143.

        Diao, J. "Inukshuks: A librarian’s narrative." College & Research Libraries News. 78(2) 2017: 93-95.

        Diao, J. "The absence of public libraries in Imperial China: An alternative interpretation of Chinese writing." Library & Information History. 33(3) 2017: 195-214.

        Diao, J. & Cao, H. "Chronology in cataloging Chinese archaeology reports and related materials: An investigation of cultural bias in the Library of Congress Classification." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 54(4) 2016: 244-262.

        Diao, J. ""Fu hao", "fu hao", "fuHao", or "fu Hao"? A cataloger's navigation of an ancient Chinese woman's name." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 53(1) 2015: 71-87.

        Diao, J. & Mirtha, M.A. "Transferring cataloging legacies into descriptive metadata creation in digital projects: Catalogers' perspective." Journal of Library Metadata. 14(2) 2014: 130-145.

        Diao, J. "Passion of a young cataloger." Technicalities. 33(4) 2013: 17-19.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Diao, J. & Li, Yue. "Romanization and Transliteration." Guidelines and Procedures for the Shared Bibliographic Catalog. 2015: 7-8.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Diao, J.. "LGBTQ materials at York College Library." LibGuide at York College Library. 2019: .

        Diao, J. "Wikipedia: To use or not to use?." LibGuide at York College Library. 2018: .

        Diao, J. ""Dust-Wettability" & "Bindery Records"." LibWire. 2018: .

        Diao, J. "Cataloging department: A year of changes." LibWire. 2017: .

        Diao, J. "Annotated bibliography: How-to-do-it guide." LibGuide at York College Library. 2017: .

        Diao, J. "Sociology: A LibGuide." LibGuide at York College Library. : .

        Diao, J. & Ratzan, D. "East meets West in the ISAW Library." ISAW Library Blog. 2014: .

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "WikiProject CUNY: On CUNY librarians’ collaborative projects with Wikipedia." May 3rd, 2019: panel presentation with Nora Almeida, Jean Amaral, Thomas Cleary, and Megan Wacha; introduction by Ann Matsuuchi, at the LACUNY Institute 2019, Long Island City, NY..

    "Power of the brush: An alternative interpretation of Chinese writing." April 9, 2019: seminar presented to York College graduate students in Honors Program, Jamaica, NY.

    "From a practitioner librarian to a practitioner researcher: My personal experience." December 21, 2018: presented at the LACUNY Junior Faculty & Research Roundtable, New York, NY.

    "Wikipedia 101: How to use it in a smart way." October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 2018: workshops held for York College students in collaboration with CTLET (The Center for Teaching, Learning and Educational Technologies), York College, Jamaica, NY.

    "Incorporate Web pictures in information literacy class to motivate students learning : A class lead-in activity." May 16, 2018: at the METRO Reference and Instruction Meetup Library Lesson Lab, New York, NY.

    "A lunch-hour conversation about using Wikipedia for teaching and learning." December 6, 2017: with William Ashton, Yolanda Small, Margaret Vendryes, Megan Wacha, George White, and Greet Van Belle, York College, CUNY, Jamaica, NY.

    "Evolution of Western library’s catalogs." November 2017: presented at LACUNY Cataloging Roundtable, Baruch College, New York, NY.

    "Milestones of libraries’ catalogs: How we get here and where we are heading." April, 2017: in Junli Diao, Christina Miller, Scott Sheidlower, Todd Simpson, Stefka Tzanova's group presentation Welcome to the York College Library, conducted at the meeting of York College Professor 101, York College, CUNY, Jamaica, NY.

    "Building cataloging department Web pages." May 29-June 1, 2009: poster presentation presented at the Canadian Library Association Conference held in Montreal, Canada..

    "A faceted classification for computer software." June 14-17, 2006: poster presentation presented at the Canadian Library Association Conference held in Ottawa, Canada.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:

      Diao, J. "Is there a mountain in between back rooms and classrooms." College & Research Libraries News. submitted on July 23rd: .

      Diao, J. "An investigation of cataloging professionals’ utilization and perception of Wikipedia through content analysis." . : .

      Diao, J. "The Influence of China/Asia on the West." Libraries, Archives, and Museums: A History of Cultural heritage Institutions. : Editor: Professor Suzanne M. Stauffer, School of Library and Information Science Louisiana State University; publisher: Rowman & Littlefield..

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Diao, J. "Scythian frozen tombs." History Lost. submitted in October 2018: Editor: Sara Jorgensen; publisher: ABC-CLIO.

      Diao, J. "Lost tombs in the Six Dynasties in Nanjing." History Lost. submitted in October 2018: Editor: Sara Jorgensen; publisher: ABC-CLIO.

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY, Cataloging and Wikipedia. 2019: $3120.00.

    LACUNY Professional Development Committee, LACUNY PDC Travel Grant Award. 2019: $600.00.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Substitute Librarian Search Committee: Member, 2018.

      Library Newsletter LibWire Committee: Co-editor, 2016-2018.

      Library Academic Program Review: Member, 2017.

    2. Service to the School

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    3. Service to the College

      Curriculum Committee (Alternate): 2019-.

      Dean's List Reception: March 14, 2019.

      Member, Arts and Science Expo: December 6, 2018.

      Committee on Academic Policy and Standards: August 2018-2019.

      University Faculty Senate (Alternate Senator): August 2018-.

      Annual STEM Expo Judge: May 29, 2018.

      York College Faculty Marshal: 2017-2019.

      Campus Environmental Committee: Member, 2017-2019.

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    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      CUNY Metadata Standards & Policies Working Group: August 2019-.

      LACUNY Cataloging Roundtable: Co-chair, September 2017-.

      CUNY Data Migration Taskforce: Member, June 2018-.

      LACUNY Dalia Leonardo Scholarship Committee: Member, 2018.

      LACUNY Cataloging Roundtable: York College representative, March 2016-August 2017.

      CUNY Cataloging Committee: York College representative, March 2016-.

      LACUNY Executive Council Committee: York College representative, March 2016-July 2019.

      LACUNY Executive Council Election Committee: Member, April 2017.

      LACUNY Executive Council Committee on Committees: Member, November-December, 2017.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Attended ALA MidWinter 2019 Conference at Seattle: January 25-29, 2019.

    Participated LGBTQ + Poetry Slam and recited poem "Three Coins in the Fountain: A Personal Version" at York College: November 14, 2019.

    Attended LACUNY Junior Faculty Research Roundtable Spring 2018 event "Taming the Wild & Unruly Writing Process: Strategies and Tips for Academic Librarians": April 27, 2018.

    Attended ACRL/NY Program "Enhancing Impact of Library Instruction on Student Learning and Success" at Mercy College: March 15, 2018.

    Participated the preparation for CTLET (The Center for Teaching, Learning and Educational Technologies )’s Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: September 2017.

    Attended "Shut Up & Write! + Discussion and Networking" at the Graduate Center: May 31, 2017.

    Attended"LACUNY Emerging Technologies Committee: Text Analysis Workshop" at John Jay College: November 16, 2016.

    Attended "LACUNY Reference Roundtable: OneSearch, many systems" at the Graduate Center: May 5th, 2017.

    Attended "LACUNY Instruction Group Fall Roundtable on Embedded Librarianship" at the Graduate School of Journalism: September 23rd, 2016.

    Attended ALA 2016 Conference at Orlando: June 24-27, 2016.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      From September 2018 to August 2019, I taught 20 sessions of information literacy classes that served 420 students.    
      From December 2017 to August 2018, I taught 14 sessions of information literacy class and served 339 students.    
      From September to December 2017, I taught 23 sessions of information literacy class and served 561 students.    
      From September 2016 to August 2017, I taught 13 sessions of information literacy classes and served 287 students.    
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):