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About Win Shih

Win Shih is the Director of Integrated Library Systems at University of Southern California. His professional growth has traversed several library functional areas. Win started as a business reference librarian at Saint Louis University and performed reference service, collection development, faculty liaison, and library instruction. Later he was promoted to the Assistant University Librarian of Library Automation and led an IT team in managing the library’s website, multiple library systems, and desktop support. At the Heath Sciences Library of University of Colorado, Win oversaw the Technical Services as well as the IT division and developed a full understanding of the operation in acquisition, cataloging, authority control, and serials management. At University of Albany, Win served as the Head of Library Systems and oversaw library IT operations.
Dr. Shih holds a Doctor of Education from University of Southern California. His dissertation studies the practice of student learning outcomes assessment at Master of Library and Information Study programs accredited by American Library Association. Win received both his MS of Library and Information Sciences and MS of Business Administration from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is also a Microsoft Certified System Engineer. Win has presented at various international, national, and regional conferences, including the IFLA Conference, International Evidence Based Librarianship Conference, American Library Association meetings, and Library & Information Technology Association National Forums (See for details). Win is a fellow of 2009 Frye Leadership Institute.


Present Director of Integrated Library Systems, University of Southern California

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Library Information Technology


August 2012 - May 2015 Ed. D., University of Southern California ‐ rossier school of education
1989 MSBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1987 MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact Information

Office Address:
University of Southern California
UVI 206B, MC 7004
Los Angeles, CA 90089-7004


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Unpublished Papers (1)

Presentations (20)