102 Hesburgh Library
Rare Books and Special Collections
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: +1 574 631 0318
e: ywu11@nd.edu

Yang Wu Portrait


Yang Wu has a PhD in modern Chinese history (18th to 21st Centuries) from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters degree in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Alberta. As the Librarian-in-Residence from 2016-2018 he will serve rotations in three Hesburgh Library departments: Area Studies, Rare Books and Special Collections, the Center for Digital Scholarship and in the Kresge Law Library. Yang specializes in the study of Chinese communism and warfare in China and has research knowledge in information policy relating to expanding broadband access around the world, and has recently published the joint authored article, "Thematic Analysis of Eight Canadian Federal Broadband Programs from 1994 to 2016." in the Journal of Information Policy. His role during the rotations will be to assist in collection development for Chinese language materials, creating libGuides of resources on China, provide instruction on Chinese history, Special Collections materials and information literacy, give research and reference assistance to students and faculty members in the areas of Chinese Studies and Law, and to assist with digital humanities projects and other research at the Hesburgh and Kresge law libraries.