Wenli Gao

Data Services Librarian

Librarian

Wenli  Gao
Phone:
713-743-8370
Department:
Liaison Services
Subjects:
  • Sociology
  • Communication

Wenli Gao

Data Services Librarian

Librarian

About

Wenli Gao is the librarian for providing support for faculty and students working with geospatial, numeric, statistical, and other data. Wenli also provides instruction in methodologies and tools relating to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), analysis and visualization of data. She is active in American Library Association (ALA) and Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). Wenli has presented various topics at ALA, ACRL, ER&L and NASIG conferences.

Background

Before coming to the UH Libraries, Wenli earned a Master of Library Science from Syracuse University, and an MS in Communication Media Technologies from Rochester Institute of Technology. She previously worked at SUNY Morrisville and University of Central Oklahoma.

Works

Data mining, visualizing, and analyzing faculty thematic relationships for research support and collection analysis (03-2017)
Journal: ACRL Conference

Collection dashboards for selectors (2016)
Journal: Charleston Library Conference

Fish, fisheries, and aquaculture (2013)
Journal: Magazines for libraries

Does Title-By-Title Selection Make a Difference? A Usage Analysis on Print Monograph Purchasing (2017)
Journal: Collection Management

Beyond journal impact and usage statistics: using citation analysis for collection development (2016)
Journal: The Serials Librarian

Information Use in Communication Research: A Citation Analysis of Faculty Publication at the University of Houston (2015)
Journal: Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian