Yao, Kuang-tien 姚張光天

China Specialist Librarian
Hamilton Library 410: 956-2312
Email: kyao@hawaii.edu

BA 1968, Tamkang University, Taiwan
MLS 1992, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science
MA 2003, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Ms. Yao specializes in managing the China Collection, including reference, bibliographical instruction, acquisitions, and cataloging Chinese materials. Interested in Chinese films.


  • Yao, K. T. (2005). Social commentary on the marginalized society: Tsai Ming-Liang’s films. In R. Y.-W. Kwok (Ed.), Globalizing Taipei: The political economy of spatial development (pp. 219-250). New York: Routledge.
  • Yao, K. T. (2003, October). Issues on East Asian character codes and Unicode: What happened to the character I input? Journal of East Asian Libraries, 131, 1-8.