Chris Doty

Schools Served as Subject Librarian

Research Support Services

  • Guidance in researching topics for theses and dissertations, papers and projects, research grants, course web pages and class assignments, etc., especially in the areas of Physics and Materials Science & Engineering.
  • Database selection and searching techniques assistance.
  • Identification and verification of where a publication is being cited and by whom.
  • Research and reference assistance by appointment, e-mail, phone, and fax.
  • Online Research Guides. Selected key resources, including recommended databases for:

Teaching and Other Services

  • Instruction and demonstrations for individual, groups, or classes on using the GT Catalog, GALILEO, and over 200 databases.
  • Customized instruction sessions on finding information geared to specific classes or assignments. Check the Library Calendar for upcoming sessions.
  • Consultation with faculty in structuring successful library assignments.
  • Formal orientations for new faculty and graduate students.
  • Seminars as scheduled by faculty.
  • Consultation concerning recommendations for purchase of library materials including books, journals, databases or other information resources.

Research Interests

  • Research data curation
  • Scholarly communication

Selected Publications

J. Lee, G. D. Lilly, R. C. Doty, P. Podsiadlo, and N. A. Kotov, "In Vitro Toxicity Testing of Nanoparticles in 3D Cell Culture," Small 2009 5, 1213-1221.

B. S. Shim, W. Chen, R. C. Doty, C. Xu, and N. A. Kotov, "Smart Electronic Yarns and Wearable Fabrics for Human Biomonitoring made by Carbon Nanotube Coating with Polyelectrolytes," Nano Lett. 2008 8, 4151-4157.

R. C. Doty, T. R. Tshikhudo, M. Brust, and D. G. Fernig, "Extremely Stable Water-Soluble Ag Nanoparticles," Chem. Mater. 2005 17, 4630-4635.

R. LÈvy, N. T. K. Thanh, R. C. Doty, I. Hussain, R. J. Nichols, D. J. Schiffrin, M. Brust, and D. G. Fernig, "Rational and Combinatorial Design of Peptide Capping Ligands for Gold Nanoparticles," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004 126, 10076-10084.

R. C. Doty, R. T. Bonnecaze, and B. A. Korgel, "Kinetic Bottleneck to the Self-Organization of Bidisperse Hard Disk Monolayers Formed by Random Sequential Adsorption," Phys. Rev. E 2002 65, 061503(6).

R. C. Doty, H. Yu, C. K. Shih, and B. A. Korgel, "Temperature-Dependent Electron Transport through Silver Nanocrystal Superlattices," J. Phys. Chem. B 2001 105, 8291-8296.

J. D. Holmes, R. C. Doty, K. P. Johnston, and B. A. Korgel, "Control of the Thickness and Orientation of Solution-Grown Silicon Nanowires," Science 2000 287, 1471-1473.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) -- Science and Technology Section


Master of Science in Information Science :: 2010
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thesis: "Influences of Anticipated Citation Counts and Author-Fees on the Attitudes of Tenure-Track Science Faculty toward Open Access Journals"

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering :: 2003
University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation: "Electron Transport, Self-Assembly, and Electroluminescence of Nanocrystal Superlattices"

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering :: 1998
University of Arizona

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