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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, discovery service, and scholarly communication. 


Works In Progress:

Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian, Oregon State University, 2018 - present

Assistant Professor, Digital Applications Librarian, Oregon State University, 2013 - 2018

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

Research Intern, LexisNexis, 2010


Selected Publications:

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Zhang, H., & Jackson, K. (2016). A Measured Approach: Evaluating Altmetrics as a Library Service. In Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication: Implementation (Vol. 10, pp. 97–129). Roman and Littlefield. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/60010.

Juried Conference Papers

  • Boock, M., Van Tuyl, S., & Zhang, H. (2016). Use of the Hydra/Sufia Repository and Portland Common Data Model for Research Data Description, Organization, and Access. In Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2016): “Data and Dissertations.” Lille, France. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/61407.
  • Zhang, H., Durbin, M., Dunn, J., Cowan, W., & Wheeler, B. (2012). Faceted Search for Heterogeneous Digital Collections. In Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital Libraries (pp. 425–426). ACM. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/55226.

Editorial Reviewed Publications

  • Zhang, H. (2023). Click Tracking with Google Tag Manager for the Primo Discovery Service. Code4lib Journal, 55. https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/16890
  • Van Tuyl, S., Gum, J., Mellinger, M., Ramirez, G., Straley, B., Wick, R., Zhang, H. (2018). Are we still working on this? A meta-retrospective of a digital repository migration in the form of a classic Greek Tragedy. Code4Lib Journal, (41). Openly available at: https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/13581
  • Zhang, H., & Lopez, C. (2017). An Interactive Map for Showcasing Repository Impacts. Code4Lib Journal, (36). Openly available at: http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/12349.
Selected Presentations:

Peer-reviewed Conference Presentations

  • Boock, M., & Zhang, H. (2021). Towards a Flexible and Robust Digital Preservation Infrastructure at Oregon State University Libraries and Press.
  • Zhang, H., Gum, J. Imholt, S., & Van Tuyl, S. (2019). Towards Easy Deposit: Building a System to Automate Green Open Access. Presented at Open Repositories 2019, Hamburg, Germany. Openly available at: https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/concern/defaults/2f75rf324?locale=en
  • Zhang, H., Gum, J. (2018). DSpace2Hydra. Presented at Open Repositories 2018, Montana, MT. [The toolkit is open source and available at: https://github.com/osulp/dspace2hydra]
  • Van Tuyl, S., Zhang, H., & Boock, M. (2016). Leaving Flatland Implications of Using PCDM in the Face of a Major Repository Migration. Presented at the 11th International Conference of Open Repositories, Dublin, Ireland. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/61409.
  • Zhang, H. (2015). Publishing Datasets from an Open Access Repository as Linked Data. 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. Presented at the 10th International Conference on Open Repositories, Indianapolis, IN. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/58690.
  • Zhang, H., Dunn, J, & Durbin, M. (2012). Digital Cross Collection Search: Using Fedora Disseminators to Expose Heterogeneous Content in Blacklight. Presented at the 7th International Conference of Open Repositories, Edinburgh. Openly available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1957/55227.
  • Zhang, H. (2009). Ambiguity and Context-Aware Query Reformulation. In HCIR 2009. Washington, DC. Openly available at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hui_Zhang152/publication/242484695_Ambiguity_and_Context-Aware_Query_Reformulation/links/54e2ff010cf2966637981de4.pdf.


Professional Associations and Committees:
  • Search committee for OSULP ETS’s AP3 (member)
  • OSULP Diversity Scholar Program committee (member)
  • OSULP P&T Scholarship Guideline task group (member)
  • System Team member of Orbis Cascade Alliance (2019-2021)
  • DLF 2020 sponsorship committee (member)
University Service:

Committee of Committees, OSU Faculty Senate Committee (2015 - 2018)