Zao Liu

Professional Responsibilities

  • Manage electronic data
  • Select East and SE Asian resources primarily languages and literatures
  • Catalog Chinese monographs

Research Interests

  • Information seeking and retrieval, scholarly communication, bibliometrics

Refereed Publications 

  • Liu, Zao (2013), "A Semiotic Interpretation of Sense-making in Information Seeking," Library Philosophy and Practice.
  • Liu, Zao & Wan, Gary (Gang) (2012), "Comparing Journal Impact Factor and H-type Indices in Virology Journals,"  Library Philosophy and Practice.
  • Wan, Gary (Gang) & Liu, Zao (2010), "Knowing Your Users: the Value of Article Database Usage Analysis," Learned Publishing, 23 (3), 225-236.
  • Wan, Gary (Gang) & Liu, Zao (2008), "Content-based Information Retrieval and Digital Libraries," Information Technology and Libraries, 27 (1), 41-47.
  • Liu, Zao (2007), "Scholarly Communication in Educational Psychology: A Journal Citation Analysis," Collection Building, 26 (4), 112-118.
  • Liu, Zao & Wan, Gary (Gang) (2007), "Scholarly Journal Articles on Open Access in LIS Literature: A Content Analysis," Chinese Librarianship, 23.
  • Liu, Zao & Wang, Chengzhi (2005), "Mapping Interdisciplinarity in Demography: A Journal Network Analysis," Journal of Information Science, 31 (4), 308-316.
  • Liu, Zao (2005), "Visualizing the Intellectual Structure in Urban Studies: A Journal Co-citation Analysis, 1992-2002," Scientometrics, 62 (3), 385-402.
  • Liu, Zao & Yang, Zheng Ye (Lan) (2004), "Factors Influencing Distance Education Graduate Students' Use of Information Sources: A User Study," Journal of Academic Librarianship, 30 (1), 24-35.
  • Wang, Chengzhi & Liu, Zao (2003), "Distance Education: Basic Resources Guide," Collection Building, 22 (3), 120-130. 
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