Since 2019, Dr. Zhixian (George) Yi has been selected to be an editorial board member of The Journal of Academic Librarianship, a top-ranking international journal published by Elsevier, a world-leading publisher.
He finished peer-reviewing 12 manuscripts from 2019 and 2022.
Yi, Zhixian. 2018. Effective techniques for marketing electronic resources. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 44 (4): 446-454. [SSCI, Impact Factor: 1.953, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) top-ranking Q1 journal] One of the peer-reviewers commented, "Nice work here. Thorough and satisfying in how readers will see gathering evidence and interpretation, all leading to constructive conclusions about effective marketing strategies. Given promoting resources has always and will always be an important part of our work in libraries, any study that can provide evidence for directions is useful. This one is well-executed and well-written. Good lit review. Solid intro and conclusion. Very useful!" and this article has been selected as a Featured Article in July/August 2018 issue of the Informed Librarian Online, and as mentioned in the email, "Each of our monthly issues, in addition to linking directly to the latest tables of contents of over 320 journals, with links to full-text as available, selects a few journal articles to highlight for our many thousands of readers."
Yi, Zhixian. 2014. Australian academic librarians' perceptions of effective Web 2.0 tools used to market services and resources. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 40 (3/4): 220-227.[SSCI, IF: 1.953 & ERA Q1]
Yi, Zhixian. 2007. International student perceptions of information needs and use. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 33 (6):666-673.[SSCI, IF: 1.953 & ERA Q1]
Section editor of Open Information Science
Editor of The Journal of Aussie-Sino Studies (JASS)