Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016. Purdue University Libraries.
Director, IndianaView Consortium. 2019 -
Chair, GeoTech Committee, MAGIRT (Map & Geospatial Information Round Table) at American Library Association. 2015-2019
Member, Strategic Leadership Group, Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Geoportal project.
Editorial Board, Journal of Map and Geography Libraries.
Board of Director, Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC), 2016-2019
Convener, ACRL/DSS, Numeric and Geospatial Data Services DG, 2017-2019
Organizer, Purdue GIS Day Conference: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/gis/gisday, 2014 - present
Member, GeoHumanities, 2014-present
Member, OpenGeoportal workgroup, 2013-present
Sapp Nelson, M., Kong, N. (Accepted). Capturing Their “First” Dataset: A Graduate Course to Walk PhD Students through the Curation of Their Dissertation Data. IASSIST Quarterly.
Lindsay, I., Kong, N. (Accepted). Using Collector for ArcGIS Mobile App for Settlement Survey Data Collection in Armenia. Advances in Archaeological Practice .
Johnson, C.S., Sdunzik, J., Bynum, C., Kong, N., Qin, X. (2019). Learning About Culture Together: Enhancing Educators Cultural Competence Through Collaborative Teacher Study Groups. Professional Development in Education, Published online. DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2019.1696873
Kong, N. (2018). One store has all? – The backend story of managing geospatial information toward an easy discovery. IASSIST Quarterly, 42 (4), 1-14. doi: https://doi.org/10.29173/iq927
Li, Y., Kong, N., Pejsa, S. (2017). Designing the Cyberinfrastructure for Spatial Data Curation, Visualization, and Sharing. IASSIST Quarterly, 41 (1-4), 1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.29173/iq11
Kong, N., Bynum, N., Johnson, C., Sdunzik, J., Qin, X. (2017). “Spatial Information Literacy for Digital Humanities: The case study of leveraging geospatial information for African American history education.” College & Undergraduate Libraries. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10691316.2017.1329044
Powell, S., Kong, N. (2017). “Beyond the One-Shot: Intensive Workshops as a Platform for Engaging the Library in Digital Humanities.” College & Undergraduate Libraries. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10691316.2017.1336955
Kong, N., Fosmire, M., Branch, B.D. (2017). Developing library GIS services for humanities and social science: an action research approach. College & Research Libraries, 78(4): 413-427. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.4.413
Dossin, C., Kong, N., Joyeux-Prunel, B.(2017) Applying VGI to collaborative research in the humanities: the case of ARTL@ S. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 44(6): 521-538. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2016.1216804
Nunez‐Mir, G. C., Iannone, B. V., Pijanowski, B. C., Kong, N., & Fei, S. (2016). Automated content analysis: addressing the big literature challenge in ecology and evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7(11):1262-1272. Web link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2041-210X.12602/full
Kong, N., Li, Q., Sangwan, N., Matei, S., Kulzick, R., Ariyur, K. (2016). An interdisciplinary approach for water sustainability study. Papers in Applied Geography, 2(2): 189-200. Web link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23754931.2015.1116106
Kong, N. (2015). Exploring the best management practices for geospatial data in academic libraries. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, 11(2): 207-225. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15420353.2015.1043170
Kong, N., Zhang, T., Stonebraker, I. (2015). Evaluation of web GIS functionality in academic libraries. Applied Geography, 60: 288-293. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.017
Kong, N., Zhang, T., Stonebraker, I. (2014). Common metrics for web-based mapping applications in academic libraries. Online Information Review, 38(7): 918-935. Web link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/OIR-06-2014-0140
Liang, L., Clark, J. T., Kong, N., Rieske, L. K., & Fei, S. (2014). Spatial analysis facilitates invasive species risk assessment. Forest Ecology and Management, 315: 22-29.
Fei, S., N. Kong, K.C. Steiner, W.K Moser, E.B. Steiner. (2011). Change in oak abundance in the eastern United States from 1980 to 2008. Forest Ecology and Management, 262(8): 1370-1377.
Kong, N., S. Fei., L. Rieske-Kinney, and J. Obrycki. (2008). Mapping hemlock forests in Harlan County, Kentucky. In proceedings of the 6th Southern Forestry and Natural Resources GIS Conference (2008). 107-117.
Myers, W., N. Kong, and G.P. Patil. (2005). Topological approaches to terrain in ecological landscape mapping. Community ecology, 6(2):191-201.