Ma Lei Hsieh
Associate Professor - Librarian Email: mhsieh@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-896-5241
Department Name:
Moore Library
Office Location:
Moore Library 333

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor - Librarian
Email: 
mhsieh@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-896-5241
Department Name: 
Moore Library
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Moore Library 333

Education

  • B.A., Tunghai University, Taiwan (Western Languages and Literature)
  • M.L.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • M.A., Wheaton College (Cross Cultural Communication)
  • Web Development Proficiency Certificate, Foothill College, CA

Responsibilities

  • Library Instruction
  • Reference
  • Government Documents
  • Liaison to Communication, Sociology,  Education Opportunity Program, and Rider Achievement Program

Scholarly Activities

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Hsieh, M.L., Dawson, P.H., Hofmann, M.A., Titus, M.L. & Carlin, M.T. “Four Pedagogical Approaches in Helping Students Learn Information Literacy Skills.” Journal of Academic Librarianship (Forthcoming 2014).
  • Hsieh, M.L., Dawson, P.H. & Carlin, M.T. “What Five Minutes in the Classroom Can Do to Uncover the Basic Information Literacy Skills of Your College Students: A Multiyear Assessment Study.” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 8.3(2013): 34-57.
  • Hsieh, M.L., McManimon, S. & Yang, S. “Faculty-Librarian Collaboration in Improving Information Literacy Skills of Educational Opportunity Program.” Reference Services Review, 41.2 (2013): 313-335.
  • Dawson, P.H., Hsieh, M.L. & Carlin, M.T. “Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis of Assessing Student Information Literacy Skills: The Power of Librarian-Faculty Collaborations.” Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), 1 (2012): 35-42. http://qqml.net/papers/July_Issue/4QQML_Journal_2012_Dawson_Hsieh_Carlin...
  • Hsieh, M.L. & Holden, H. “The Effectiveness of a University’s Single-Session Information Literacy Instruction.” Reference Services Review, 38.3 (2010): 458-473.
  • Hsieh, M.L. & Holden, H. “A University Library Laptop Lending Service: An Analysis Using Two Student Surveys.” Library High Tech, 26.3 (2008): 424-439.
  • Holden, H. & Hsieh, M.L. “The State of Wireless Laptop Lending Programs: A Survey of Academic Libraries,” co-authored with Hugh Holden. Library Hi Tech, 25.2 (2007): 260-274.

Conference Proceeding

Book Reviews

Reviews were written for ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) for the following books:

  • Cordell, Rosanne M. ed. Library reference services and information literacy: Models for academic institutions. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2013 (Submitted Aug. 8, 2013).
  • Sobel, Karen. Information Basics for College Students. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2012 (Submitted Aug. 17, 2012).
  • Wetzel, Carroll W. & Bruch, Courtney (ed.). Transforming Information Literacy Programs. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012 (Submitted April 23, 2012).
  • Sullivan, Lawrence R. Historical dictionary of the Chinese Communist Party. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2012 (Vol. 44, entry # 638, 2013).
  • Mackey, Thomas P. & Jacobson, Trudi J. (ed.). Teaching Information Literacy Online. Newark: Neal-Schuman, 2011 (Vol. 43, entry # 625, 2012)
  • Sharp, Charles C. Online Resources for Caregivers of the Elderly. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010. (Vol. 42, entry #742, 2011)
  • Manser, M.H. et al. (4th ed.). Pocket Oxford Chinese Dictionary: English-Chinese, Chinese-English. New York: Oxford UP, 2009. (Vol. 42, entry #888, 2011)
  • Pong, David (ed.). Encyclopedia of Modern China. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2009. (Vol. 41, entry #72, 2010)
  • Gao, James Z. Historical Dictionary of Modern China (1800-1949). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2009. (Vol. 41, entry #73, 2010)
  • Cooke, Tim (ed.). The New Cultural Atlas of China. Tarrytown, NY: Cavendish, 2009. (Vol. 41, entry #74, 2010)
  • Wetzel, Alexandra. China: From the Foundation of the Empire to the Ming Dynasty. Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 2009. (Vol.41, entry #75, 2010)
  • Xiong, Victor Cunrui. Historical Dictionary of Medieval China, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2009. (Vol. 40, entry #400, 2009)
  • Daugherty, Alice & Russo, Michael F. Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating College and University Students Online. Chicago: ACRL/ALA, 2007. (Vol. 40, entry #566, 2009)
  • Daugherty, Alice & Fusso, Michael. A Biographical Dictionary of Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and Psychotherapists. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008. (Vol. 40, entry #698, 2009)
  • Contemporary Chinese Societies: Continuity and Change, CD, 2d ed. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #106, 2008)
  • Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China), 3d ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #107, 2008)
  • Sullivan, Lawrence R., Historical Dictionary of the People’s Republic of China, 2d ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #108, 2008)
  • Asian Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook. Woodside, CA: Information Publications, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #313, 2008)
  • Pfeifer, Mark E. Hmong-Related Works, 1996-2006: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #315, 2008)
  • Latham, Kevin. Pop Culture China! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2007. (Vol. 39, entry #1002, 2008)
  • Jian, Guo, Yongyi Song, & Yuan Zhou. Historical Dictionaries of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2006. (Vol. 38, entry #371, 2007)
  • Riedling, Ann Marlow. Learning to Learn: A Guide to Becoming Information Literate in the 21st Century, 2d ed. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. (Vol. 38, entry # 526, 2007)
  • Moorman, John A. Running a Small Library: A How-to-do-it Manual. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. (Vol. 38 entry #534, 2007)
  • Older Americans Information Directory, Millerton, NY: Grey House, 2006. (Vol. 38, entry #694, 2007)
  • Sharpe, Charles C. Online Resources for Senior Citizens, 2d ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006. (Vol. 38, entry #695, 2007)

International Conference Presentations

  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Exploring assessment based pedagogies in helping students learn information literacy skills.” European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), Istanbul, Turkey (Oct. 22, 2013).
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Evidence-based practice for research instruction: Three pedagogical approaches.” The 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Saskatoon, Canada (July 16, 2013).
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Experimenting with Teaching Strategies for Information Literacy Instruction Sessions.” International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Rome, Italy (June 4, 2013).
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Melissa Hofmann, Patricia Dawson & Megan Titus. “Research Instruction through Librarian-Faculty Collaboration Using Engaging Strategies.” Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, Feb. 6, 2013.
  • Dawson, Patricia; Hsieh, Ma Lei & Carlin, Michael. “Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis of Assessing Student Information Literacy Skills: The Power of Librarian-Faculty Collaborations.” The 4th International Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Ireland, May 22-25, 2012.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei; McManimon, Susan & Yang, Sharon. “Faculty/librarian Collaboration in Improving Information Literacy of EOP Students – A Case Study.” 2012 Information Fluency Conference. Orlando, FL, March 14, 2012.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. “Assessment of Library Instruction for Generation Y Students.” Wuhan University, China, Oct. 24, 2008. The 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series,

National Conference Presentations

  • Hsieh, Ma Lei; Dawson, Patricia & Carlin, Michael. “Problem Solved: Maximizing the Power of Research Instruction Through Librarian-Faculty Collaboration.” Library Research Roundtable Forum, 2012 American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA. June 23, 2012.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Patricia Dawson. “A University’s Information Literacy Assessment Program Using Google Docs.” Brick & Click an Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO, Nov. 5, 2010.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. “How Effective Is a One-Session Library Instruction? An Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes.” Brick & Click an Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO, Nov. 6, 2009.

State Conference Presentations or Moderated Programs

  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus, Michael Carlin. “Three strategies in engaging students in learning information literacy.” 2013 NJLA Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, June 5, 2013.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus, Michael Carlin. “Student learning of information literacy skills under three pedagogies.” The 14th annual VALE / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Users' Conference, Rutgers University, Presented, Jan. 4, 2013.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Susan Bucks, & Caitlyn Cook. “Using the New American FactFinder and FDsys to Locate the Current Census and Other Federal E-Documents.” 2012 NJLA Annual Conference “ReTooling 4 Tomorrow,” Atlantic City, NJ, June 6, 2012.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei; Patricia Dawson & Michael Carlin. “Retooling Library Instruction by Analyzing Student Information Literacy Skills.” 2012 NJLA Annual Conference “ReTooling 4 Tomorrow,” Atlantic City, NJ, June 6, 2012.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Patricia Dawson. “A Feasible Method for Determining Snapshots of Student Information Literacy Skills at Rider University.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Presented Research Forum, May 4, 2011.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Patricia Dawson. “Three Summative Surveys in Assessing Information Literacy and Learning Outcomes.” The twelfth annual VALE / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Users' Conference, Rutgers University, Presented, Jan. 5, 2011.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Nancy MaDacsi. “Evaluation of Resources.” NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Information Literacy Summer Workshop: Everything You Wanted to Know About Teaching Information Literacy But Was Too Afraid to Ask. Rider University, Presented and moderated, June 7, 2010.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Information Literacy Summer Workshop: Everything You Wanted to Know About Teaching Information Literacy But Was Too Afraid to Ask. Rider University, Moderated the opening session, June 7, 2010.
  • Campbell, Diane, Nancy Weiner, Roberta Tipton. “Testing Testing, Using Google Docs for assessment.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Moderated and contributed, Apr. 28, 2010.
  • Germek, George. “Imagine No Possessions: Plagiarism, the Net Generation Student, and the Academic Librarian.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Moderated, Apr. 29, 2009.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei, Lynee Richel & Ellen Parker. “Assess the Mess: From Immediate Feedback to Summative Assessment.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Presented, May 1, 2008.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Hugh Holden. “The State of Wireless Laptop Lending Programs: A Survey of Academic Libraries.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Presented paper, May 1, 2008.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Hugh Holden. “What If a University Library Lent Laptops & Nobody Came? An Analysis Using three Surveys.” NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, Presented paper, Apr. 30, 2008.
  • DaCosta, Jacqui, Ma Lei Hsieh & Caroline Geck. “Creating Chaos in Your Instruction: Experiments in Active Learning.” VALE/ NJLA /NJ ACRL Users’ Conference, Rutgers University, Presented, Jan. 9, 2008.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Hugh Holden. “Libraries and Laptops: What Students Think and Librarians Experience.” West Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, Morgantown, WV, Presented paper, Oct. 2, 2007.

State Conference Organization & Planning

  • Planed and organized DANJ Fall Conferences with the DANJ Executive Board, 2011 - 2013.
  • Planned and organized (with Jacqui DaCosta, Chair of the VALE SIL Committee) the NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Information Literacy Summer Workshop: Everything You Wanted to Know About Teaching Information Literacy But Were Too Afraid to Ask. Rider University, June 7, 2010.

Poster Presentations

  • Hsieh, Ma Lei & Patricia Dawson. “A Multi-Year Information Literacy Assessment Program Using Google Docs.” Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore, Oct. 25, 2010.
  • Campbell, Diane, Nancy Weiner, Roberta Tipton, Ma Lei Hsieh. “Testing Testing, Using Google Docs for assessment,” VALE Assessment Fair, Rutgers University, May 25, 2010.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. “How Much Can a One-session Library Instruction Improve Information Literacy Skills of Students? – An Assessment.” VALE/ NJLA /NJ ACRL Users’ Conference, Rutgers University, Jan. 8, 2010.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. “How Much Can a One-session Library Instruction Improve Information Literacy Skills of Students? – An Assessment.” ALA Conference, Chicago, July 10, 2009.
  • Hsieh, Ma Lei. “MuLibrary on eCampus integrating MULlibrary resources and services into eCampus courses.” VALE/ NJLA /NJ ACRL Users’ Conference, Rutgers University, Jan. 5, 2007.