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About Emily K. Chan

Emily K. Chan is the Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at the San José State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

Positions

September 2017 - Present Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, San Jose State University University Library
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August 2015 - September 2017 Scholarly Communications Librarian, San Jose State University University Library
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August 2011 - August 2015 Academic Liaison Librarian, San Jose State University University Library
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August 2008 - July 2011 Sciences Librarian, University of the Pacific ‐ University Libraries
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2018 California Revealed Grant
California State Library
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Kathryn Blackmer Reyes
$10,000
2015 Emeritus and Retired Faculty Association Grant
San Jose State University
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Christina Mune, Kathryn Blackmer Reyes
$2,500
2015 Library Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (RSCA) Infusion Grant
San Jose State University
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Kathryn Blackmer Reyes
$1,500
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present Member, ScholarWorks Planning and Advisory Group
2011 - Present Member, Asian Pacific American Librarians Association
2011 - Present Member, Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group
2010 - Present Member, California Academic & Research Libraries Association
2008 - Present Member, Association of Colleges & Research Libraries
2008 - Present Member, Beta Phi Mu
2008 - Present Member, Chinese American Librarians Association
2008 - Present Member, Sacramento Area Health Sciences Librarians
2006 - Present Member, American Library Association
2017 Co-Chair, Faculty Diversity Committee
2016 - 2017 Secretary, Northern California Nevada Medical Library Group
2016 Member, Faculty Diversity Committee
2016 Member, Institutional Review Board
2015 - 2016 Member, COLD Resource Sharing and Preservation (CRSP) Task Force
2012 - 2015 Member, Asian Pacific American Librarians Association – Scholarships & Grants Committee
2010 - 2015 Member, American Library Association’s Discovering Librarianship Program
2013 - 2014 Member, Chinese American Librarians Association – Conference Travel Grant Committee
2013 - 2014 Mentor, Chinese American Librarians Association – Mentoring Program
2006 - 2014 Member, American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship Jury
2012 Member, Lightning Round Committee, 2012 California Academic & Research Libraries Conference
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Honors and Awards

  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine/Pacific Southwest Region Professional Development Award - $2,000 Travel Award to MLA 2017 (January 2017)
  • Copyright Clearance Center – $1,500 Travel Award to ALA Annual 2013 (June 2013)
  • American Library Association - Emerging Leader 2013, sponsored by the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) (October 2012)
  • CALA $500 Travel Award to the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) (August 2012)

Education

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May 2007 MLIS, San Jose State University ‐ Master of Library and Information Science
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May 2000 BA, Grinnell College ‐ Biological Sciences
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December 2000 Teaching Credential (Grades 7-12), Grinnell College ‐ Biological Sciences
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Contact Information

Emily.Chan@sjsu.edu



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Conference Proceedings (4)

Presentations (37)