Thursday, February 12, 2015

New Head of Univ of Pittsburgh East Asian Library is Haihui Zhang

Dear colleagues,
I am pleased to share with you the good news that Haihui Zhang was appointed Head of the East Asian Library (EAL) at the University of Pittsburgh in June 2014.

Prior to this appointment Haihui was Chinese Studies Librarian at EAL since 1998. From 1993 to 1998 Haihui worked for the Chinese Rare Books Project (CRBP) of Research Libraries Group (RLG) in Princeton University. In addition to her work in the EAL Haihui maintains an active professional life outside University of Pittsburgh. In 2008, Haihui initiated a nationwide collaborative project titled "Chinese Studies in North America" resulted in a book titled 《北美中国学:学术概述与文献资源 = Chinese Studies in North America: Research and Resource》 (Chines version, 2010) published by Zhonghua Shuju in Beijing and "A Scholarly Review of Chinese Studies in North America" (English version, 2013) by Association for Asian Studies (AAS). She has been also actively involved in working groups at CEAL.

As the Head of the East Asian Library, Haihui will continue her job responsibilities as Chinese Studies Librarian. Haihui can be reached by telephone at 412-624-5652 and by email at

Please join me in congratulating Haihui on her achievement!

Xiuying Zou鄒秀英
East Asian Studies Librarian
East Asian Library
207K Hillman Library
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-7781
Fax: 412-648-7683