Meet Your Lane Library Staff: Danyang Zhang

Every month, we are spotlighting an amazing member of our library staff. This month meet Danyang Zhang, Systems Analyst.

What do you do at the library?

I am a system administrator doing computing support. In other words, I talk to the computers.

What do you like best about the people who use Lane Library?

I like our users because they are very serious about their research here in the library, which makes me feel the importance of our work.

What is the most rewarding (or favorite) part of your job?

Our users could be first-line medical workers, i.e. doctors or students, who are saving people’s lives. They could be patients who are in the most challenging time of their lives. Therefore our work indirectly, sometimes directly, affects people’s lives. That’s the most rewarding of our work.

How long have you worked at Lane?

So long that I lost count 😊 It’s basically my whole professional career.

What do you do in your spare time?

I like to exercise, dance, talk to friends, paint, and do Chinese calligraphy sometimes.

Do you prefer…

Coffee or tea? Coffee

Cats or dogs? Dog, we have a dog named Archie

Candy or cake? Both

Salty or sweet? Sweet 

Print or digital books? Print

Nonfiction or fiction? Nonfiction

Summer or winter? Winter

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