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 clearance, fair use, open-access publishing and Creative Commons licensing
  • Reference & bibliographic instruction (including English, Philsophy, and Japanese)
  • Philosophy and Japanese language bibliographic recommender (cf. Japanese Language Guide)

Current Projects

Professional Research Interests

  • Digital Libraries & Repositories (especially massive digital libraries)
  • Digitization procedures, techniques and project management
  • International Digital Standards
  • Japanese digital texts (RSCA Grant awarded 2013-2014)

Selected Publications

Education

  • MLISc, Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2008)
  • M.A., English Literature, Temple University (1998)
  • B.A., English Literature, Kenyon College (1993)