Dr. Xiaoai Ren Portrait

Dr. Xiaoai Ren

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. in Information Studies
    Department of Informatics, University at Albany, SUNY
  • MLIS in Information Studies
    Department of Information Management, Beijing University, Beijing, China

Areas of Research Interest

  • EBooks
  • Library collaboration
  • Resource sharing
  • Database searching
  • LIS education

Areas of Teaching Interest

  • Information resources and services
  • Electronic resources
  • Online searching

Selected Publications

Ren, X. (Accepted). EBook interlibrary loan in American public libraries. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve.

Ondrusek, A. L., Ren, X., & Yang, C. (2017). A content analysis of strategies and tactics   observed among MLIS students in an online searching course. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 58(3), 141-159.

Ren, X., Liu, G., Liu, K., Wang, Y., & Zou, Q. (2017). Introducing the International Journal of Librarianship – IJOL, ALA IRRT International Leads, 31(1), 7.

Ren, X. (2017). International Journal of Librarianship (IJoL) launched. CALA Newsletter, No. 115. 18.

Ren, X. (2016). A directory to international LIS educational accreditation processes: Part I. International Journal of Librarianship, 1(1), 74-77

Ren, X., & Ondrusek, A. L. (2016). Designing course assignments for teaching reference online.   In L. A. Ellis (Ed.), Teaching Reference Today: New Directions and Approaches (pp. 147-168). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Ren, X. (2014). Service decision-making processes at three New York State cooperative public library systems. Library Management, 35(6/7), 418-432.