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Uta Hussong-Christian

Associate Professor & Libarian for College of Public Health & Human Sciences

Phone: (541) 737-7278

Brief CV

Education:

M.L.I.Sc., University of Hawai'i-Mānoa

B.S. Biology, University of Michigan

Research and Professional Interests:

I research and design services that enable library users and library staff to work more productively and efficiently. I also seek to understand the impact of library spaces and services on student learning.

Pubs-presentations

Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

 

Hussong-Christian, U. (2016). If you build it, will they sort it? Compost collection in the academic library learning commons. Library Management, 37(6/7), 340-351. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-04-2016-0026

 

Nichols, J., Hussong-Christian, U., & Ordway, R. (2014). Customizing android tablets for a shared environment. Code4lib Journal(24). | Open access: https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/9482

 

Hussong-Christian, U., Nichols, J., Bridges, L. M., & Lajoie, E. W. (2013). Academic library staff and e-readers: Understanding adoption, rejection, and service development. Journal of Library Innovation, 4(2), 1-22. | Open access: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/44180

 

Hussong-Christian, U. (2012). Adapting and using instruction proficiencies to encourage reflection, goal setting and professional development. Communications in Information Literacy, 6(2), 160-172. | Open access: http://www.comminfolit.org/index.php?journal=cil&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=v6i2p160&path%5B%5D=153

 

Rempel, H. G., Hussong-Christian, U., & Mellinger, M. (2011). Graduate student space and service needs:  A recommendation for a cross-campus solution. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(5), 480-487. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2011.07.004 | Open access: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/22735

 

Hussong-Christian, U., & Goergen-Doll, K. (2010). We're listening: Using patron feedback to assess and enhance purchase on demand. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserves, 20(5), 319-335. doi:10.1080/1072303X.2010.517420 | Open access: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/19188

 

Hussong-Christian, U., Rempel, H.G., & Deitering, A.M. (2010). The library as learning commons: Rethink, reuse, recycle. College and Undergraduate Libraries. 17(2), 273-286. | Open access: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/16736

 

Hussong-Christian, U., Kunda, S., & Rempel, H. G. (2009). By the people, for the people:  The Oregon State University libraries annual in-service day. College & Research Libraries News, 70, 397-403. | Open access: https://doi.org/10.5860/crln.70.7.8217

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Hussong-Christian, U. (Forthcoming 2019). "Greening" the library event and cleanup. In R. Pun & G. L. Shaffer (Eds.), The Sustainable Library's Cookbook. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

 

 

Selected Presentations:

 Professional Conferences

Hussong-Christian, U., Harvey, B., & Pfander, J. (2017, March 23). Composting in academic libraries: Navigating the smooth seas and the rocky shoals. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Baltimore, Maryland. https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/defaults/9019s873s

Hussong-Christian, U. (2016, June 2). If you build it, will they sort it? Composting in the academic library learning commons. Academic Librarian 4 Conference, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/59227

Hussong-Christian, U. (2015, June 29). Growing and sustaining a library composting program (SustainRT lightning talk). American Library Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, California.

Hussong-Christian, U. & Stoddart, Richard A. (2015, April 17). A whiteboard photoethnographic study: Evidence of learning in student centered spaces. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. Eugene Oregon.

Hussong-Christian, U (delivery). & Stoddart, Richard A. (2014, October 9). Whiteboard visualizations: Evidence of learning in student-centered library spaces. Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference. https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2008350&suid=D.B4748C66765E274563119F778EA873

Hussong-Christian, U. & Stoddart, Richard A. (2014, June 29). STEM learning in the library learning commons: Examining whiteboards for evidence of learning through student-generated visualizations. American Library Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/50098

Bridges, L., Willson-St. Claire, K., & Hussong-Christian, U. (2014, April 18). Library service and the international student. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. Salem, Oregon. http://b8f.645.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/OLA-2014-International-Students.pptx

Hussong-Christian, U. (delivery) & Nichols, J. (2013, October 25). Caring for our users: Bridging the tablet divide. Association of College & Research Libraries, Washington & Oregon Chapters Joint Annual Conference. Eatonville, Washington.

Hussong-Christian, U., Nichols, J., Bridges, L., & Weinraub, E. (2013, April 12). Technology in transition: Librarians, e-readers and the trough of disillusionment. Association of College and Research Libraries Virtual Conference. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/38319

Nichols, J. (delivery), & Hussong-Christian, U. (2013, February 8). We ditched our kindles and you can, too! Online Northwest. Corvallis, Oregon. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/38173

Hussong-Christian, U. & Nichols, J. (2012, April 27). Oh, the choices we’ll make! Reading in the digital world. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. Bend, Oregon. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/29126

Hussong-Christian, U., Nichols, J., Bridges, L, & Weinraub, E. (2012, February 10). Do we have a winner? Personal e-reader showdown. Online Northwest. Corvallis, Oregon. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/28102

Hussong-Christian, U. & Nichols, J. (2011, December 5). To e-read or not to e-read: Is that the question? Hawai'i Library Association Annual Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/26096

Hussong-Christian, U., Nichols, J., & Ward, J. (2011, September 15). “But I’m not a usability expert”: Testing tips for the resource-sharing professional. Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference. Portland, Oregon. [Invited]. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/23608

Rempel, H.G., Hussong-Christina, U., & Mellinger, M. (2011, April 8). Blinded by science: Turning qualitative research into action. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. Salem, Oregon. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20886

Hussong-Christian, U. & Goergen-Doll, K. (2011, April 7). Buy request: Just in time v. just in case at OSU Libraries. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. Salem, Oregon. [Invited] http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20885

Goergen-Doll, K. & Hussong-Christian, U. (2011, March 24). Just in time: For collaboration and change. ILLiad Annual International Conference. Virginia Beach, Virginia. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20654

Hussong-Christian, U. (2011, February 11). What if they can’t find it or get it or link to full text? Online Northwest. Corvallis, Oregon.

Buckland, A., Hussong-Christian, U., Perry, V., & Reynolds, L. (2010, June 14). Tenure: How to get it, what it does for you. Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. [Spotlight Session]

Hussong-Christian, U. & Goergen-Doll, K. (2010, May 17). Buy request: Just in time v. just in case at OSU Libraries. Timberline Acquisitions Institute. Timberline Lodge, Oregon. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/16091

Hussong-Christian, U. & Goergen-Doll, K. (2009, October 29). Exceeding expectations: Buy request at OSU Libraries. Association of College & Research Libraries, Washington & Oregon Chapters Joint Annual Conference. Eatonville, Washington.

Committees

Professional Associations and Committees:

 American Library Association (ALA)

Sustainability Round Table, Coordinator, 2019 January - present

Sustainability Round Table, Coordinator-elect, 2018 July - 2018 December

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

ACRL | SciTech Section | Continuing Education Committee, Mentoring Program Coordinator, 2013 - 2015

ACRL | Oregon Chapter | Executive Board, Past-president, 2016-2017

ACRL | Oregon Chapter | Executive Board, President, 2015-2016

ACRL | Oregon Chapter | Executive Board, President-elect, 2014-2015

ACRL | Oregon Chapter | Executive Board, Member-at-Large, 2012 - 2013

Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon (ILAGO) | Executive Board, Member-at-Large, 2010 - 2012

Oregon Library Association (OLA)

OLA | Academic Division (ACRL-OR)

Special Libraries Association (SLA), 2003 - 2013

SLA | Oregon Chapter, Executive Board, Valley Liaison, 2012 - 2013

SLA | Physics Astronomy Math Division | Advisory Board Fundraising Chair/Co-Chair, 2010 - 2012

University Service:

 

Library | Promotion & Tenure Committee

Senior Review Panel Chair, 2018 - 2019

P&T Committee Chair, 2017 - 2018

Library | Faculty Association

President, 2019 - 2020

Communications Coordinator, 2018 - 2019

Seminar Series Co-Coordinator, 2016 - 2017

Mentoring Coordinator, 2014 - 2015

Seminar Series Co-Coordinator, 2012 - 2013

Scholars Archive Coordinator, 2010 - 2011

Research & Writing Group Coordinator, 2009 - 2010

University | Faculty Senate Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2018 - present

University | Council on Student Experience and Engagement, 2014 - 2016

University | Faculty Senate BaccCore Committee, 2010 - 2013