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Peter Zhang

[Haoyang P Zhang]

Academic Staff, Library
Last Updated: May 7, 2021
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Biography

Biography

A native Chinese, came to the United States in 1996 to pursue secondary studies in Library Science, Theology, and Philosophy. Graduated from the School of Library and Information Sciences at University of North Texas in 2001. Have been employed by the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries since 2002. Have received increasing responsibilities, and several awards for innovation and outstanding services at work. Enjoy reading, gardening, travel, and good food.

Education

Education

    • 2001 MS in Library and Information Science
      University of North Texas
    • 1994 BS in Textile Engineering
      Beijing Union University
      (Distinction: Cum laude)

Appointments

Appointments

    • Apr 2020 to Present Associate University Librarian, Discovery & Technology
      Library, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • July 2013 to Present Department Head of Access and Discovery
      Library, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • July 2002 to July 2013 Librarian
      Library, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)

Memberships

    • Dec 2001 to Present Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society

Awards and Honors

    • May  2017 UTA Librariies Dean's Value award sponsored by UTA Libraries
    • Apr  2015 Outstanding Maverick Award --team award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Oct  2005 UT Arlington Libraries Hidden Heroes Award sponsored by UTA Libraries
    • Oct  2003 UT Arlington Libraries Bright Idea Award sponsored by UTA Libraries
    • Apr  2003 UT Arlington Libraries Applause Award sponsored by UTA Libraries

Publications


      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Review in Motion: Multi-Year Electronic Resources Review at UTA Libraries
        [Zhang, HaoyangP, Zmau, Ashley].

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Turning a Crisis into an Opportunity: DDA and PDA at UTA Libraries
        [Zhang, HaoyangP].

Presentations

    • April  2015
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Library Tech = More Community Time". (April , 2015).
    • November  2014
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Turning a Crisis into an Opportunity: DDA and PDA at UTA Libraries", Charleston Library Conference. (November , 2014).
    • October  2014
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Intota – Library Transformation through Discovery, Collection Management and Assessment. Next Generation System Generate Unified, Intelligent Workflows", ACRL CHOICE webinar. (October , 2014).
    • June  2014
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Transforming Libraries, Transforming Research", ProQuest Day at ALA Conference 2014. (June , 2014).
    • May  2013
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Voyager Bulk Import: bibliographic record with multiple holding records". (May , 2013).
    • May  2012
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Processing MARCIt! file: the “Single Record” approach at UT Arlington Library". (May , 2012).
    • May  2011
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Inventory without closing the library and without RFID". (May , 2011).
    • April  2010
      Zhang, HaoyangP, "Update “Free text” fields in Voyager item records en masse: adding shelf location barcodes for items housed in UT Arlington Library central depository". (April , 2010).

Service to the University

    • Jan 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Increase faculty resonance
    • Mar 2019 to  Dec 2019 Committee Member
      Associates of the Faculty Promotion Recommendation Committee
    • Apr 2018 to  Feb 2019 Committee Chair
      Alma implementation committee
    • Jan 2014 to  Dec 2015 Committee Chair
      Strategic Initiative 8: Maximize searchability / discoverability of books regardless of format or ownership
    • Jan 2014 to  Oct 2014 Committee Chair
      Operational Initiative 10 – DDA (Print and Electronic) – Increase ROI for monographs through an on-demand model
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2013 Committee Chair
      Employee Recognition Committee
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2013 Committee Member
      Library Professional Development Task Force
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2013 Committee Member
      Web-scale discovery task force
    • Jan 2013 to  Apr 2013 Committee Chair
      RFID in UTA Libraries
    • Sept 2011 to  Aug 2012 Committee Member
      Employee Recognition Committee
    • Sept 2010 to  Aug 2011 Committee Member
      Career Status Committee
    • Sept 2010 to  Aug 2011 Committee Member
      Library Inventory Strategy Group
    • Sept 2010 to  Dec 2010 Committee Chair
      UTA Libraries pilot inventory study in LC Class R
    • Sept 2009 to  Aug 2010 Committee Member
      UTA International Initiatives Committee
    • Sept 2008 to  Aug 2009 Committee Member
      Verde Implementation team
    • Sept 2006 to  Aug 2007 Committee Member
      UTA International Initiatives Committee
    • Sept 2004 to  Aug 2005 Committee Member
      UTA International Initiatives Committee
    • Sept 2003 to  Aug 2004 Committee Chair
      UTA Libraries’ OPAC Search Log Analysis

Service to the Profession

    • Aug 2014 to  July 2015
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Chinese American Librarians Association
      To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning To help new Chinese American librarians to develop their professional careers To recruit and provide a pool of experienced Chinese American librarians as potential mentors To plan, maintain, and develop the Mentorship Program
    • July 2013 to  Aug 2014
      Committee Chair
      Chinese American Librarians Association
      To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning To help new Chinese American librarians to develop their professional careers To recruit and provide a pool of experienced Chinese American librarians as potential mentors To plan, maintain, and develop the Mentorship Program
    • Mar 2013 to  May 2013
      Interaction with Industry
      ELUNA
      Nominating Committee members help identify suitable nominees and to present a slate of eligible candidates for the 2013 elections for the ELUNA Steering Committee
    • Jan 2011 to  May 2011
      Interaction with Industry
      ELUNA
      ELUNA 2011, Conference planning committee member

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2010 to  Present
      Officer, Treasurer
      Brightonvillage HOA
    • Sept 2005 to  Sept 2005
      Volunteer
      UNT/TWU Library School Student Forum
      represent academic library at an introductory forum for UNT/TWU Library School students
    • Sept 2004 to  Sept 2004
      Track Organizer
      UNT Library School
      Guest Speaker for UNT Library School SLIS 5000 in fall 2004
    • Apr 2004 to  Apr 2004
      Volunteer
      EndUser Conference moderator and volunteer