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Andrew Weiss - Digital Services Librarian

Duties and Responsibilities

  • CSUN ScholarWorks Institutional Repository (DSpace platform)
  • Digital collection development & digitization, including theses and dissertations
  • Digital publishing with CSUN Open Journal Systems
  • Outreach: demos, workshops & tutorials for ScholarWorks
  • Consultation on issues of academic publishing, especially Copyright, open-access publishing, and Creative Commons licensing
  • Reference & bibliographic instruction (including English, Philosophy, and Japanese)
  • Philosophy (Philosophy Guide), Asian Studies, and Japanese language bibliographic recommender (cf. Japanese Language Guide)

Current Projects

Professional Research Interests

  • Digital libraries & institutional repositories (especially Massive Digital Libraries)
  • Data, "Big Data," and privacy
  • Information overload and digital information literacy
  • Digitization procedures, techniques and project management
  • International digital standards
  • Japanese digital texts (RSCA Grant awarded 2013-2014)

Selected Publications


  • MLISc, Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2008)
  • M.A., English Literature, Temple University
  • B.A., English Literature, Kenyon College