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Zheng Wang

University of Notre Dame
Associate University Librarian, Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology; Interim Director, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship
Zheng (John) Wang is Associate University Librarian for Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology at the University of Notre Dame. He provides leadership and guidance and manages vision and strategies in the development and optimization of library systems and applications, and digital, technical, and delivery services.

Selected Responsibilities:

Provide Leadership and Vision by playing a leading role in library-wide strategic planning, resource management, and assessment and helping to develop and convey a clear and compelling vision;
Closely align goals, structure, resources, and values with those of the University;
Energize the organization through emphasis on collaboration, flexibility, empowerment, on-going learning, service excellence, and a commitment to work together as one team;
Maintain, develop, and inspire a strategically-focused and highly knowledgeable workforce;
Coach and empower program directors and team leaders to excel both directly and through effective delegation and management;
Build and deepen campus relationships, identifying opportunities to share resources provide targeted services and programs, and productively collaborate.
He is a librarian and a technologist, holding both Master of Arts in Library and Information Studies as well as Mast of Science in Information Systems. His experience includes content workflow, user-centered design, usability methodologies, Web systems, and application development. His professional aspiration is to integrate library online and offline services seamlessly for users. He published and lectured in the areas of web services and analytics, digital library development, project management, collection supply chain management, and digital scholarship.