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Yi Ding, Online Instruction Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities


Areas of Interest

  • Diversity in Higher Education, Open Education, Civic and Community Engagement, Distance Learning, Health Sciences Information Literacy


Courses & Guides



  • (Accepted) Book Chapter for Envisioning the Framework: A Graphic Guide to Information Literacy
    • with Bessie Karras-Lazaris “Design method as pedagogy: Mapping a culturally-responsive information literacy journey for international students”
  • (In Print) Book Review for LOEX Quarterly “Book Review: 100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know about People”
  • (In Print) Book Chapter for Academic Library Services for Graduate Students: Supporting Future Academics and Professionals
    • with M. Rassibi “Empowering Graduate Students as Distance Learners: Access, Relevance, and Success”
  • Peer-reviewed Article for ITAL (Information Technology and Libraries) Journal September 2019 “Is Creative Commons a Panacea for Managing Digital Humanities Intellectual Property Rights?”



  • Panelist, ALA Annual Current Issues Discussion Panel June 2019 “Challenging Deficit Thinking in Academic Libraries: Ideas and Applications”
  • Presentation, World IA (Information Architecture) Day February 2019 “‘Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment, Universal Design for Learning”
  • Presentation, QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference and Exhibition November 2018
    • with Ahmed Alwan, M. Rassibi “A Proactive Approach to Academic Integrity with International Students in Higher Education”
  • Presentation, LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) Conference August 2018 “If Only I Had Time!’ Pro-tips for Efficiently Making Web Content Accessible”
  • Presentation, Peking University Digital Humanities Forum June 2018 “Is Creative Commons a Panacea for Managing Digital Humanities Intellectual Property Rights?”
  • Presentation, CCLI (California Conference on Library Instruction) June 2018
    • with J. Johnson & M. Rassibi “Reorganizing Digital Learning Objects for Student Success”
  • Presentation, CARL (California Academic & Research Libraries) Conference April 2018
    • with M. Rassibi “Using LMS to Improve the Access, Equity, and Quality of Information Literacy: A Collaborative Strategy”
  • Poster, CIES (Comparative and International Education Symposium) March 2018
    • with J. Gu “Improving Access, Equity, and Quality of the Information Literacy Education in the US: A Chinese Perspective”
  • Lightning Talk, LITA (Library and Information Technology Association Forum) November 2017 “Improving US Information Literacy Education for Chinese International Students: A Value-Oriented Approach



    • 2020 Class of Emerging Leaders by American Library Association
    • 2019 CSUN Faculty Success Grant
    • 2019 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Academic Library Impact Research Grant
    • 2018 CSUN China Institute Faculty Development Grant
    • 2018 Code4Lib Diversity Scholarship Award
    • 2017 Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Forum Scholarship
    • 2016 Electronic Resources & Library (ER&L)/Taylor & Francis Travel Award
    • 2015 Tung-Li & Hui-His Yuan Family Award Fellowship




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