Hao Zeng Appointed Systems Specialist Librarian

Hao Zeng joins Library Information Systems Department as Systems Specialist Librarian.

Hao Zeng, Library Systems Specialist

Hao Zeng joined the Cheng Library as the Systems Specialist Librarian on July 5, 2016. As one of the librarians in the Library Information Systems Department, he manages the Library’s servers and other computer applications for the Library. Hao also participates in an array of library projects, and he serves as the liaison for the Physics and Chemistry Departments.

Hao earned a B.S in Educational Technology from Beijing Normal University in 2004.  In 2007, he completed the requirements for a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Long Island University.  He also earned a M.B.A. degree from Saint Peter’s University in 2012. Before coming to William Paterson University, Hao served as the Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian at Saint Peter’s University.

When not at work, Hao enjoys playing video games and spending time with his two children, a new-born baby girl and a son who is eight years old.

At the Library, Hao has already applied some new features to the Library’s online catalog to make the results screen more visually appealing and easier to navigate.  He has experimented in implementing a new “Bento Box” style interface for the Library’s discovery system, and he has begun to resolve inconsistencies of specific, electronic item-records in the online catalog.

About his new position, Hao commented, “I have already started working on some new projects for the Library’s online applications, and I look forward to contributing to the overall work of the Library Information Systems Department.” 

September 26, 2016