University of Oregon

Adriene
Lim

Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair

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Preferred name: Adriene

Knight Library

Library Administration

alim@uoregon.edu

541-346-1892

Office:
115J Knight Library

Mailing address:
1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299

Education:

  • Ph.D., Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA
  • Master of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Summa Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Summa Cum Laude

Leadership Institutes:

  • Fellow, 2015 - Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Fellow, 2008 - Frye Leadership Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Areas of Interest:

  • Organizational Development
  • Shared Leadership in a Unionized Environment
  • Appreciative Inquiry / Scenario Planning

Selected Publications/Presentations:

  • Lim, A. (IN PRESS). “Against the odds: Reflections on Asian American identity and multicultural, shared leadership in academic libraries.” Invited book chapter. In Janet H. Clarke’s, Raymond Pun’s and Monnee Tong’s Asian American Librarians and Services Today. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.
  • December 2016 – Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance (PRRLA) Annual Meeting, juried presentation, “The Research Library as Academic Technology Leader on Campus: Opportunities and Challenges Encountered During IT Consolidation and Integration.”
  • June 2016 – Academic Library Advancement and Development Network (ALADN), juried presentation, “Making Difference Work for You: Navigating Issues of Race, Class, and the ‘Other’ in Successful Library Fundraising,” with co-presenter.
  • January 2016 – Academic Art Museum and Library Summit 2016, invited presentation, “Strategic Alignments: Validating the Work of GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums),” with co-presenter.
  • Hess, A., Greer, K., Lombardo, S. & Lim, A. (2015). “Books, bytes, and buildings: The academic library’s unique role in improving student success.” Peer reviewed. Journal of Library Administration, 55(8).
  • Lim, A., Lewis, V., & Baker, N. (2015). Playing at the big table: Betting on transformative change and collaboration at the Frye Leadership Institute.  In I. Herold’s Creating Leaders: An Examination of Academic and Research Library Leadership Institutes. Chicago, IL:  American Library Association, Publications in Librarianship.
  • Casey, A., Cawthorne, J., De Long, K., Herold, I., & Lim, A. (2014). The Triple Bottom Line: Portable Applications and Best Practices for Sustainability in Academic Libraries. In M. Jankowska’s Focus on Educating for Sustainability: Toolkit for Academic Libraries.
  • Michigan Academic Library Council (MALC) Spring Workshop, March 2013, Invited Presentation: "Communicating Library Value Begins at the Planning Stage."
  • Lim, A. (2012). Assigned leaders in unionized environments: Coping with the economic recession and its aftermath in academic libraries. (Doctoral dissertation).  Simmons College, Boston.
  • Joint Conference on Librarians of Color (JCLC), September 2012, Juried Presentation of Research Project Results: "Opting Out or Overlooked? Librarians of Color and Advancement to Senior-Level Administrative Positions in Academic Libraries."

  • American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) program entitled, "Return on Investment in a Tough Economy: Defining the Value of the Academic Library," presentation "Triple Bottom Line Accounting" with two other Simmons Ph.D. colleagues, June, 2011.

  • Lim, A. (2010). “The readability of information literacy content on academic library Web sites.”Peer-reviewed. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 36(4), 296-303.
  • Wang, J. & Lim, A. (2009).  "Local touch and global reach: The next generation of network-level information discovery and delivery services in a digital landscape." Peer-reviewed. Library Management, 30(1/2), 25-34.
  • Elteto, S.; Jackson, R.; Lim A. (2008).  “Is the library a ‘Welcoming space’? A survey addressing the experiences of diverse students in an urban academic library.” Peer-reviewed. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 8(3), 325-337.
  • Lim, A. (2003). “Collaborative digitization projects: Opportunities to enhance teaching and learning.” Peer reviewed. Information Technology and Libraries, 22, 2: 75-78.
  • Muir, S. & Lim, A. (2002). Library Systems Office Organization: An ARL SPEC Kit 271. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries.
  • Lim, A. (Ed.). (2000-2003). Technology Electronic Reviews (TER), publication of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) of the American Library Association. Awarded three-year appointment as LITA’s Telecommunications Electronic Reviews Editor-In-Chief in Chicago, IL, 8/25/2000. 

Selected Honors, Awards, Fellowships

  • Article on readability published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship was named among the “Top 20 Best Articles in 2010” (out of 200 articles reviewed) by the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association, 2011
  • Elected by the American Library Associate’s division Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) as LITA Councilor, 2010-2013 Term.
  • Executive Board Member, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society – Nominated and Elected to Receive Honorary Membership by PKP Portland Chapter, Inducted 2008.
  • Frye Leadership Institute 2008 – Accepted as Participant with Battin Scholarship Award
  • Ph.D. Program – Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions, Competitive Full Scholarship Award, 2007-2012, Simmons College, Boston.
  • Portland State University Butler Award for Faculty Service – 2007.
  • Michigan Library Association’s Annual Loleta Fyan Award for Creative Service, 2004.
  • Exceptional Service Award from Wayne State University Finance Division, 2003.
  • President’s Exceptional Service Awards, Wayne State University, Silver, 2001.
  • President’s Exceptional Service Awards, Wayne State University, Bronze, 2000.
  • Community Service Awards, Wayne State University, Recipient 1999, 2001.
  • Process Improvement Award, Wayne State University, Recipient 2001.
  • National Organization for Women, Detroit Chapter, Harriet Tubman Award for Outstanding Leadership in Community Service, 1998.

Professional Organizations (current):

  • American Library Association (ALA).  Member, 1996-Present.
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 2005-Present
  • Library and Information Technology Association.  Member, 1997-Present
  • Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA).  Member, 2013-Present
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Member, 2016-Present

           

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