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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 scholarly communication, especially
copyright, and open-access publishing Reference & bibliographic instruction;
Collection development for
Philosophy, Asian Studies, and Japanese Language and Literature | 日本語 Current Library Projects
Library and Information Science Research Interests Digital libraries & institutional repositories
Massive Digital Libraries
Data and "Big Data"
Privacy and surveillance
Information "pathologies" such as:
Information and cognitive overload
Fake news, disinformation and misinformation
Search-stopping behaviors and conditions
Japanese digital texts (RSCA Grant awarded 2013-2014)
(Book) Andrew Weiss. 2018.
. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 230 pp. Big Data Shocks: An Introduction to Big Data for Librarians and Information Professionals (Article) Andrew Weiss. 2017. "
Massive Digital Libraries (MDLs): Issues and outcomes from the mass-digitization of books," in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th ed. IGI Publishers. (Article) Andrew Weiss. 2016. “
Examining Massive Digital Libraries (MDLs) and Their Impact on Reference Services,” The Reference Librarian. doi: 10.1080/02763877.2016.1145614 (Proceedings) Andrew Weiss and Ryan James. 2016. “
Comparing the access to and legibility of Japanese language texts in Massive Digital Libraries.” 2015 International Conference on Culture and Computing (Culture and Computing), Kyoto, p. 57-63. doi: 10.1109/Culture.and.Computing.2015.51 (Book) Andrew Weiss and Ryan James. 2014.
. Chicago: Neal-Schuman Publishing, 163 pp. Using Massive Digital Libraries: A LITA Guide (Article) Andrew Weiss and Ryan James. 2013. "
Assessing the coverage of Hawaiian and Pacific books in the Google Books digitization project," OCLC Systems & Services 29(1), pp.13 – 21. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1108/10650751311294519 -- awarded Highly Commended paper by Emerald, 2014. (Book chapter) Michael Biondo and Andrew Weiss. 2013. “
The California Geographer and the OA movement: using the green OA institutional repository as a publishing platform”. Library Publishing Toolkit. Allison Brown, ed. IDS Project Press, pp. 207-214. (Article) Ryan James and Andrew Weiss. 2012. “
An assessment of Google Books’ Metadata,” Journal of Library Metadata 12(1), Taylor and Francis. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2012.652566
Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2008) M.A.,
English Lit erature, Temple University B.A.,
English Literature, Kenyon College CV