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Hui Zhang

Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian

Phone: (541) 737-8233
Fax: (541) 737-8267

Brief CV


Ph.D. Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington, 2013

M.S. Information Science, Ball State University, 2004

Research and Professional Interests:

Digital repository, linked data, research impact metrics, semantic web 

Works In Progress:

Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, 2013 - present

Digital Library Application Developer, Indiana University Bloomington, 2010 - 2013

Research Intern, LexisNexis, 2010

Best paper nominee, International Conference on Weblog & Social Media, 2 007, AAAI


Selected Publications:
  • Zhang, H., & Jackson, K. (est. 2016). A Measured Approach: Evaluating Altmetrics as a Library Service. In K. Smith (Ed.), Open Access and the Future of Academic Libraries (Vol. 2). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

  • Zhang, H., Boock, M., & Wirth, A. A. (2015). It Takes More than a Mandate: Factors that Contribute to Increased Rates of Article Deposit to an Institutional Repository. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 3(1), 3. 

  • Zhang, H. (2015). Publishing Datasets from an Open Access Repository As Linked Data. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Open Repositories, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Zhang, H., Boock, M. (2015). Supporting Federally Funded Research Requirements with DSpace and SWORD. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Open Repositories, Indianapolis, IN

  • Zhang, H., Kiduk, Y., & Elin, J. (2013). Topic Level Disambiguation for Weak Queries. Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice, 1(3), 33-46. doi:10.1633/JISTaP.2013.1.3.3

  • Hui  Zhang,  Mike  Durbin,  Jon  Dunn,  and  et  al.  (2012).   Faceted Search for Heterogeneous Digital Collections. In Proceedings of JCDL 2012.

  • Michael Dubin, H. Zhang, H., Jon W. Dunn. (2012). Digital Cross Collection Search: Using Fedora Disseminators to Expose Heterogeneous Content in Blacklight. Paper presented at the Open Repositories conference 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Kiduk Yang, Hui Zhang, Ning Yu, Valerio A, and Weimao Ke (2007). Mining for Opinions in Blogosphere. Paper presented at the 11th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Nanjing, China.>

  • Kiduk Yang, Hui Zhang, and Ning Yu (2007). WIDIT in TREC 2007 blog track: Combining lexicon-based methods to detect opinionated blogs. Paper presented at the Sixteenth Text Retrieval Conference (TREC 2007), Gaitherburg, MD.

  • Kiduk Yang, Ning Yu, Valerio A, Hui Zhang, and Weimao Ke. (2007). Fusion Approach to Finding Opinions in Blogosphere. Paper presented at the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Boulder, Colorado (Best paper nominee).

  • Kiduk  Yang,  Ning  Yu,  Hui  Zhang.,  and  Ivan  Record.  (2006).  WIDIT:  Integrated   Approach   to HARD Topic Search. In H. T. Ng., M.K. Leong., et al. (Eds.), Information Retrieval Technology (pp. 649-658): Springer.

  • Kiduk Yang, Ning Yu, Valerio A, and Hui Zhang (2006). WIDIT in TREC-2006 blog track. Paper presented at the Fifteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2006), Gaitherburg, MD.

  • Kiduk Yang, Ning Yu, Nicolas George, Loehrlen A, McCaulay D and Hui Zhang (2005). WIDIT in TREC- 2005 HARD, Robust, and SPAM tracks. Paper presented at the Fourteenth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2005), Gaithersburg, MD.


Professional Associations and Committees:

Mmbers of: ACRL, LITA, and STS

Co-chair, Online Northwest 2016 conference committee

University Service:

Committee of Committess, OSU Faculty Senate Committee (starting Winter 2015)