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Yan He Profile: Professional Experience

Work Experience

  • Associate Librarian, Indiana University Kokomo, 07/2018-present
  • Assistant Librarian, Indiana University Kokomo, 01/2012-06/2018
  • Science Librarian, Georgetown University, 08/2017-12/2011

Information Literacy

  • Coordinating and teaching information literacy instruction sessions in support of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum;
  • Developing information literacy program goals and objectives;
  • Creating and implementing programmatic information literacy assessment plan;
  • Integrating information literacy concepts into the learning management system (Canvas) to support the online teaching;
  • Promoting information literacy to faculty and administrators. 

Liaison and Outreach

  • Developing connections with faculty, staff, and students from other academic units;
  • Collaborations with faculty on research projects and grants;
  • Serving as the library liaison for sciences and allied health science;
  • Providing teaching and research support for faculty and students.

Professional Development

  • Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians 2019, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA. (competitive selection).
  • Information Literacy Immersion Institute 2014 (program track), Association of College and Research Libraries, Burlington, Vermont. (competitive selection).

Reference and Information Service

  • Over 12 years' experience in providing reference services and research consultations for faculty and students;
  • Proficiency in academic and commercial databases, especially scientific databases;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Collection Development and Management

  • Selecting library materials in all formats in sciences and allied health sciences;
  • Keeping track of the monographs and journals budgets;
  • Reviewing journals, standing orders, and reference resources for possible cancellations;
  • Collaborating with other librarians on prioritizing new resources and participating in the weeding decisions.
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