Suzhen Chen 陈素贞

Librarian II
Catalog/Metadata Librarian
Chinese Language Cataloging
Collection Services Division
Telephone: 956-2425


  • LTEC (Learning Design & Technology) Master’s Degree, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (In progress 01/2021- )
  • M.S. ( Library and Information Science), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, 05/2009
  • B.A. (English) • 07/2001 • Wenzhou Normal College (now Wenzhou University), Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China


  • Chen, S., & Joyce, M. (2019). Teaching a cataloging/metadata Course in a changing world: Experience and reflection. International Journal of Librarianship. 4(2), 111-122.
  • Chen, S., & Chen, B. Practices, challenges, and prospects of big data curation: A case study in geoscience. International Journal of Digital Curation, 14(1).
  • Chen, S., & Thoulag, J. & Waddell, M. (2018). Diversity and sustainability in library exhibits for outreach and marketing. Journal of Access Services, 15(4), 173-183. 10.1080/15367967.2018.1537795
  • Chen, S., & Ngu, L. (2018). [Review of the book Practical Ontologies for information professionals, by D. Stuart], International Journal of Librarianship, 3(1), 105-106, doi: 10.23974/ijol.2018.vol3.1.60

Ms. Chen joined the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) as a Catalog/Metadata librarian at the Hamilton Library in July 2015. She provides Chinese language bibliographic access to library collections in various disciplines.

Research interest: Metadata, big data, cataloging, and academic librarianship