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About Yuhfen Diana H. Wu

Ms. Wu is a former (2011-2014) Coordinator of Academic Services at the San Jose State University Library. Currently, she is an education librarian and is only working in fall semesters. She served on the CSU Council of Library Deans Assessment Team. This standing Team has developed a toolkit to be easily adapted for all CSU libraries. It is open to anyone who is interested in assessment of library services. See the kit at

She is a former council member of the American Library Association (ALA), the foremost professional organization for library professionals. Ms. Wu is a member of ALA Diversity Council from 2008 to 2010. She is a former president of Chinese American Librarians Association, which is an affiliate of ALA.

In 2007, Diana has been recognized as one of the 40 outstanding alumni by the School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University to celebrate its 40th anniversary. She received a research grant from RUSA-BRASS, American Library Association, sponsored by Emerald Publishing Group. This is a grant to support her sabbatical research project: Information Literacy in the Workplace: a Cross-cultural Perspective. As of July 27, 2018, this article has been downloaded 310 times by scholars and researchers around the world. This article is endorsed by Association of College and Research Library as a recommended reading. Among her 51 scholarly works, they have been downloaded more than 3000 times. Because of her scholarly contributions, she has been recognized by the Special Library Association as the top contributor for business librarianship in 2016. This leads to her being awarded as the best academic business librarian by PrivCo in 2017.

Ms. Wu has received many other awards and grants as well as has a substantial record of professional/scholarly publications and presentations. Her research areas include information literacy at workplace, lifelong learning, etc. She has very significant contribution in this field through research and publication.


Present Liaison Librarian to College of Business, University Library, San Jose State University

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Recent Works (1)

Information Literacy (17)

lifelong learning (6)

cross-cultural study, workplace expectation (1)