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Haipeng Li - University Librarian

University Librarian, Haipeng Li

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Contact Information:

275 Suite, Kolligian Library
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
209-201-7632
haipengli@ucmerced.edu

Education/Degrees

ARL LCDP         
Leadership & Career Development Program Certificate. Association of Research Libraries, U.S.A. 1999-2000.
MLS                   
University of Arizona. Graduate Library School. 1992.
MA                     
University of Mississippi. Southern Studies major. Afro-American Studies minor. 1990.
MA                     
Northeast Normal University,  Changchun, China.  American Literature Major.  1987.
BA                     
Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China.  English Major. 1984.

 

Employment

 University Librarian. University of California, Merced, CA. June 2015 -

University Librarian. Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon, Hong Kong. April 2011- June 2015

Associate Director. John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark. 2009-2011.

        Reference Librarian/Outreach Coordinator             

Reference and Instruction Department, Oberlin College Library.  1999-2009.

Reference Librarian/BI Coordinator             

Reference and Instruction Department, Oberlin College Library.  1993-1999.

Reference Librarian             

Central Reference Department, University of Arizona Library.  1992-1993.

Reference Librarian

Labriola National American Indian Data Center.  Arizona State University Library. 1992.

Assistant Professor

English Department, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin Province, P.R. China. 1986-1987.

 

Professional Affiliations

Council of University Librarians (CoUL), University of California, 2015 -

Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC), 2011-2015

Hong Kong Library Association, President 2013-2014

American Library Association (ALA), member, 1992-

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), member, 1992-

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) 2007-2013

US-China Library Conference Planning Committee 2009-2010

Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), life member

 

Awards Received

 

  • Excellent Presentation/Paper Award. “Engaging Digital Humanities in Libraries.” 2013 International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries, Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China. July 11-14, 2013.
  • Led HKBU Library to be awarded the HKBU Non-Teaching Staff Awards for the Chinese Medicine Digital Projects and the HKBU-Yale Collaboration Project, 2013.
  • Chair Professorship in Library and Information Science by the School of Computer Science and Information Technology at Northeast Normal University, China. April 2013.
  • Led HKBU Library to be awarded the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects award for the Chinese Medicine Digital Projects at Hong Kong Baptist University Library, 2012
  • CALA President’s Recognition Award, 2009.
  • CALA Distinguished Service Award, 2008.
  • Honorary Professorship by the Beijing Normal University Library, June 29, 2007.
  • Honorary Librarian by the University Library at Shansi Agricultural University, Taigu, China, 1999.

 

Grants Received

  • HK$6,512,000 to start a HKBU Library Off-campus storage facility, 2015.
  • HK$300,000 Digital Scholarship/Humanities Grant each year starting 2015-2016 year from HKBU to support data management projects in digital humanities at HKBU..
  • HK$60,000 each year from the School of Chinese Medicine to support the Chinese Medicine Digital Project.
  • Led HKBU Library, working with the Estate Office, to be awarded HK$16 million for 2015-2016 AA&I project for HKBU Library renovation of Level 4.  HK$20.281 million 2013-2014 AA&I project for HKBU Library renovating floors 1, 2 & 3 at HKBU Library.  HK$4 million by UGC (University Grants Committee) for the 2012-2013 AA&I Project, renovating floors 1, 4 and 6 at HKBU Library.
  • Initiator and key player in obtaining partnership grant with UIUC in the amount of $500,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2008-2012.
  • Awarded $1,000 Sally C. Tseng Professional Development Grant, June 2008.
  • Awarded $1,000 Sally C. Tseng Professional Development Grant for book project, June 2007.
  • Awarded $2,000 grant by the Oberlin Shansi Association for participation in the “CALA 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series” project and conducting workshops to train librarians in China at Yunnan University, China, July 2006.
  • Awarded $2,000 grant by the Oberlin Shansi Association for conducting lectures and seminars at Shanxi Agricultural University, Taigu, China, July 2004.
  • Awarded $30,000 from the Oberlin Shansi Association, $5,500 from the President’s Office, $6,000 from the Dean’s Office at Oberlin College, and $1,000 from the Library at Oberlin College, for the international conference entitled “Academic Librarianship in the New Millennium: Roles, Trends, and Global Collaboration,” held from June 4-6, 2001, at Yunnan University, Kunming, China.
  • Awarded $3,000 grant by the Oberlin Shansi Association for lectures on librarianship at Shanxi Agricultural University and other universities in China, 1999.
  • Awarded fellowship and travel grant as participant of the Emerging Leader’s Institute, sponsored by the President’s Office of the American Library Association, San Francisco, California, 1997.
  • Awarded $2,000 grant by the Oberlin Shansi Association for lectures on librarianship at Yunnan University in China, 1995.
  • Served on the Planning Committee to prepare for grant application and the Diversity Intern Program for the $1 million award (three year period) by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, 2003.
  • Co-Director/Lead Implementor. Grant of $139,732.00 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2000, for the Diversity Intern Program at Oberlin College Library.
  • Awarded fellowship grant as participant of the Leadership and Career Development Program by the Association of Research Libraries for the 1999.