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Uta Hussong-Christian

Associate Professor | Instruction & Science Librarian

Phone: (541) 737-7278
Mailling Address: 121 The Valley Library , Oregon State University , Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Primary Duties:

library instruction, research consultation, reference, and some collection development

Subjects: Exercise & Sport Sciences; Human Development & Family Sciences; Nutrition; Public Health

Brief CV


M.L.I.Sc., University of Hawai'i-Mānoa

B.S. Biology, University of Michigan

Research and Professional Interests:

I research and design services that enable library users and library staff to work more productively and efficiently. I also seek to understand the impact of library spaces and services on student learning.


Selected Publications:

Nichols, J., Hussong-Christian, U., & Ordway, R. (2014). Customizing Android tablets for a shared environment. Code4Lib Journal, (24). [article]

Hussong-Christian, U., Nichols, J., Bridges, L. M., & Lajoie, Evviva W. (2013). Academic library staff and e-readers: Understanding adoption, rejection, and service development. Journal of Library Innovation, 4(2), 1-22. [pdf]

Hussong-Christian, U. (2013). Adapting and using instruction proficiencies to encourage reflection, goal setting and professional development. Communications in Information Literacy, 6(2), 160-172.  [pdf]

Rempel, H.G., Hussong-Christian, U. & Mellinger, M. (2011). Graduate student space and service needs: A recommendation for a cross-campus solution. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(6), 480-487. [pdf]

Hussong-Christian, U. & Goergen-Doll, K. (2010). We're listening:  Using patron feedback to assess and enhance purchase on demand. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Course Reserve, 20(5), 319-335. [pdf]

Hussong-Christian, U., Rempel, H.G., & Deitering, A.M. (2010). The library as learning commons:  Rethink, reuse, recycle. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17(2), 273-286. [pdf]

Selected Presentations:


Hussong-Christian, U., & Goergen-Doll, K.. (2010). We're Listening: Using Patron Feedback to Assess and Enhance Purchase on Demand. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserves, 20, 319–335. doi:10.1080/1072303X.2010.517420
Hussong-Christian, U., Rempel, H. Gascho, & Deitering, A. - M.. (2010). The Library as Learning Commons: Rethink, Reuse, Recycle. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17(2), 273–286. doi:10.1080/10691316.2010.481951


Professional Associations and Committees:


American Library Association (ALA)

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

ACRL | SciTech Section | Continuing Education Committee, Mentoring Program Coordinator, 2013 - present

ACRL | Oregon Chapter | Executive Board, Member-at-Large, 2012 - 2013

Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon (ILAGO) | Executive Board, Member-at-Large, 2010 - 2012

Oregon Library Association (OLA)

OLA | Academic Division (ACRL-OR)

Special Libraries Association (SLA), 2003 - 2013

SLA | Oregon Chapter, Executive Board, Valley Liaison, 2012 - 2013

SLA | Physics Astronomy Math Division | Advisory Board Fundraising Chair/Co-Chair, 2010 - 2012

University Service:


Library | Graduate Student Services Committee

Library | Undergraduate Research Skills Team (chair alternating terms)

Library | Faculty Association

Seminar Series Coordinator, 2012-2013

Scholars Archive Coordinator, 2010 - 2011

Research & Writing Group Coordinator, 2009 - 2010

University | Council on Student Experience and Engagement, 2014 - present

University | Faculty Senate BaccCore Committee, 2010 - 2013