Emerging Technologies Librarian
Contact Information
Norris Medical Library
2003 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9130

(323) 442-1120
jin.wu@usc.edu

Jin Wu

Library Responsibilities

Enhance and manage the library website.
Track, investigate and share new technologies to foster a culture of inquiry and conversation that promotes library instruction and students’ learning.
Design and implement technology solutions that improve the efficiency and utilization of library resources.
Analyze library data to inform decisions and identify trends.
Manage the library’s virtual presence on social media and mobile applications.

Contact me regarding

Library website
Educational technologies
Web 2.0 applications
Mobile technologies
Library tutorials
Software training (Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Dreamweaver, etc.)

Educational Background

MBA, University of Southern California, 2016

MSIS, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007

BS, Information Management and Information Systems, Sichuan University, 2005

Selected Publications & Presentations

Getting Started with Statistics for Librarians
Wu, J. Medical Library Association Professional Development Webinar. Sep 7 2016

Olark Chat: A New Tool for an Old Service
Wu, J. Brown, J. Tech Trends Panelist. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. May 13-18 2016

Website Redesign: A Case Study
Wu, J. Brown, J. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2016, Vol. 35, No.2, 158-174

Chat Reference – a New Tool
Wu, J. Brown, J. NCNMLG & MLGSCA Joint Meeting. Stanford, CA. Jan 20-22 2016

Library Statistics: Data Analysis for Librarians (Online Course)
Wu, J. Continuing Education course. Medical Library Association. July 14-21 2015

Don’t evaluate like it’s 1999: developing and using a new instructional assessment.
Chatfield, A. Kysh, L. Wu, J. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. May 15-20 2015

Library Statistics: Data Analysis for Librarians
Wu, J. Continuing Education course. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. May 15-20 2015

Lessons Learned in a Library Website Re-design: A Case Study.
Wu, J. Brown, J. Eandi, E. Lezcano, F., Poster Presentation at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. May 15-20 2015

Mobile Device Usage at an Academic Health Sciences Library: What Do They Really Want?
Wu, J. Chatfield, A. Kysh, L. Rosenbloom, M. Thompson.A Doody’s Collection Development Monthly. March 2015

Tools for Data Analysis and Visualization
Wu, J. Trends in Technology Panelist. Quint Essential Meeting. Denver, CO. October 12, 2014

Library Statistics: Data Analysis for Librarians
Wu, J. Continuing Education course. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. May 16-21 2014

Mobile device usage at an academic health sciences library: what do they really want?
Wu, J, Chatfield, A. Hughes, A. Kysh, L. Rosenbloom, M. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. May 16-21 2014.

Web-Scale Discovery: Is it a building block for your future?
Brown, J. Prottsman, M. Rosenbloom, M. Wu, J., Poster Presentation at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. May 16-21 2014.

Measuring patron’s technology habits: an evidence-based approach to tailoring library services
Wu, J. Chatfield, A. Hughes, A. Kysh, L. Rosenbloom, M. J Med Lib Assoc. April 2014; 102(2): 125-29.

Navigating the waters of cross-institutional collaboration.
Wu, J., Rosenbloom, MC. Joint Meeting of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group. San Diego, CA. July 24-26 2013.

Innovations in Multimedia: see one, do one, teach one
Wu, J. Chatfield, A., Brennan, E.Quezada, A., Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 3-8 2013.

Interdisciplinary Educational Technology Committee: Working towards Enhancements in Education.
Brown, J. Wu, J. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 3-8 2013.

Turn Your Library Tutorial into a Hollywood Movie.
Wu, J. Poster Presentation at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. May 18-23 2012

Use of Technologies at the Health Sciences Libraries
Wu, J. Hughes, A. USC Libraries Professional Development Committee Brown Bag Lunch. Los Angeles, CA. April 18 2012

Rethinking the Library Website: Choosing a Content Management System .
Wu, J., Brown, J. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. May 13-18 2011.

Emerging Technologies Committees: Exploring Potential, Improving Services.
Wu, J., Brennan, E., Chatfield, A., Curran, MC. Joint Meeting of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group. San Francisco, CA. February 23-25 2011.