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Shu Guo
Chemistry , Geology , Physics , General Science

Park 231


Title: Science Librarian, Associate Professor


  • MLIS, Academic Libraries, 2009, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

  • M.S. Synthetic Organic Chemistry, 1996, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • M.S. Organometallic Chemistry, 1993, Heilongjiang University, Harbin

  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering, 1988, East China Univ. of Science and Technology, Shanghai

Professional Experience:

  • Science Librarian: Case Western Reserve University
  • Fixed term faculty: Central Michigan University
  • Chemist: Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc. Michigan
  • Process Engineer: Central Coating & Assembly - Hitachi, Michigan
  • Faculty: Heilongjiang University, China

Honor & Award:

  • Special Libraries Association (SLA) 2013 Marion E. Sparks Award
  • Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2011 Librarian Scholarship
  • Excellent Teaching Award of Heilongjiang University 1989

Selected Publication & Presentation:

  • Guo, S. "Practical and Effective: Tips to engage Chemistry undergraduate students into library information training sessions." 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

  • Guo, S. (2015). Grade trend analysis for a credit bearing library instruction course. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 15(2), 251-265.

  • Guo, S. (2014) Developing effective professional development programs: a case study. New Library World, 115(11/12), pp. 542-557.

  • Wang, R., Mueller, A., Willermet, C., Collins, T, & Guo, S. “Rock our teaching: collaboration between faculty and librarians.” 2014 Great Lakes Conference on Teaching & Learning. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, May 14-16, 2014.

  • Guo, S. “Integrating citation as a teaching element into chemistry information literacy training sessions.” 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Indianapolis, Indiana, September 8-12, 2013.

  • Guo, S. “What has your chemistry librarian been doing? A new science librarian’s work report and current trends in chemistry/science librarianship.” 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Denver, Colorado, August 28 - September 1, 2011.

  • Guo, S. “Quality of Water Resources from the U.S. Geological Survey: an introduction” 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Denver, Colorado, August 28 - September 1, 2011.

  • Guo, S. “Integrating library instruction into SAGES seminars at Case Western Reserve University for undergraduate chemistry students: A strategic plan” American Chemical Society 239th National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, California, March 21-25, 2010.


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