Joe Chow

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Joe CHOW (周偉明)

Assistant Librarian I

Email: joechow@ln.edu.hk

Telephone: 2616-8576

Fax: 2838-6231

 

As the head of the Library’s Systems Development and Support team, he is responsible for the planning, implementation and management of all library systems including Sierra integrated library system, Library web services and other departmental systems. His major duties include the selection and acquisition of IT equipment, and programming support to Library operations, as well as managing the Library systems budget. He also serves as Lingnan's representative in the Hong Kong Innovative Users Group.

 

       

Professional Qualifications:

BSc Hons (London Guildhall University, U.K.)

MITM (University of Wollongong, Australia)

MAppSc (Charles Sturt University, Australia)

 

Professional Affiliation:

Full Member of the Hong Kong Library Association

 

Research Interests:

Using mobile technology to deliver library services; integration of library services and workflows to the new generation integrated library system.

 

Recent Publications:

  •  “Developing the Public Online Catalogue into a Resources Portal – Lingnan University Library’s Experience” (with Owen Tam, Patrick Lo, Bill Tang), presented at 2007 Digital Library Development and Application Conference, Shenzhen, China, Nov 2007.
  •  “How to introduce Naxos Music Library titles to OPAC – the Lingnan University Library Experience”, Journal of East Asian Libraries, Number 137, October 2005
  • “How to introduce Naxos Spoken Word Library titles to OPAC – the Lingnan University Library Experience”, Journal of East Asian Libraries, Number 136, June 2005
  • “How to Introduce Naxos Online Library Titles to the OPAC - Lingnan University Library's Experience” (with Patrick Lo), presented at 5th Annual Hong Kong Innovative Users Group Meeting, Dec. 2004.
  • “Enhancing Bibliographic Records with Value Added Information From Online Bookstores” (with Owen Tam, Patrick Lo), presented at the INNOPAC Users Group (International) Annual General Meeting, Boston, US, Apr. 2004
  • “Enhancing bibliographical records by adding Amazon URL links: Lingnan University library's experience” (with Patrick Lo), Journal of East Asian Libraries, Number 129, February 2003
  • “Enhancing Online Library Catalogue for the WWW Age: Lingnan-Amazon.com Project” (with Owen Tam, Patrick Lo), presented at the Annual Academic Conference of the Guangdong Library Association, Guangzhou, Dec. 2002.