Ni, Dongyun 倪冬云

Chinese Studies Librarian (Librarian V)
Office: Hamilton Library Rm. 410
Phone: (808) 956-2312


Master of Science in Computer Science, 2011, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Master of Library and Information Science, 2004, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Bachelor of Science in Stomatology, 1993, Capital University of Medicine, Beijing, China


Ms. Ni leads in collection development and management of materials related to Chinese studies, which includes China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia and Tibet. She provides professional reference service and research assistance on China-related information requests, as well as offers specialized bibliographical instruction and in-depth personal consultation to researchers and students.

Research interest: data management and collection development in digital age.


Ni, Dongyun et al. (2023). “Council on East Asian Libraries statistics 2021-2022 for North American institutions,” Journal of East Asian Libraries. No. 176,  Article 4. Available at:

Ni, Dongyun et al. (2023) “Lists of selected full-text databases by subscription in East Asian studies,”  Journal of East Asian Libraries. No. 176,  Article 5.   Available at:

Ni, Dongyun. (2022). “Dongyun Ni, Department Chair, Asia Collection, Chinese Studies Librarian, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.” In Lo, P., Anghelescu, H.G.B. and Allard, B. (Ed.) Inside Major East Asian Library Collections in North America, v. 2, 159-166. Bingley: Emerald Publishing. DOI:

Ni, Dongyun & Polansky, Patricia (2018). “蜘蛛和苍蝇:夏威夷大学马诺阿分校图书馆藏二十世纪二三十年代政治宣传册.”天禄论丛, 8:1-6. = The spider and the fly: political pamphlets in the 1920s and 1930s at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library. Tian lu lun cong, 8 (Mar. 2018): 1-6.

Zhang, Jing, Shao, Jing, Ni, Dongyun & Wang, Chengzhi (2018). 开放资源许可使用的权益平衡规范: NISO ALI 解读. 图书情报工作, 62(6): 45-50. = The norm of balancing of interests for open access licensing: interpretations of NISO (National Information Standards Organization) Access and License Indicators scheme. Library and Information Service, 62(6): 45-50.

Wang, Chengzhi, et al. (2017). 中国抗日战争北美历史档案文献提要= The Sourcebook of North American historical and archival resources on China’s War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression. Shanghai: Fudan University Press.

Ni, Dongyun (2010). Subject cataloging and social tagging in library systems. Journal of Library & Information Science, 36 (1):4-15.

Ni, Dongyun (2008). Improving user-centered library services: collaboration between subject librarians and library technical services. In Hu Yue (Ed.), Development of Subject Librarianship and Personal Librarianship, 355-365. Beijing: Capital Normal University Press.

Ni, Dongyun (2008). “全面反映美国近年来苗族研究的文献书目新作: Hmong Related Works, 1996-2006: an Annotated Bibliography (《苗族相关论著, 1996-2006: 注释文献目录》评介).”中国索引 (Journal of China Society of Indexers), 6 (4): 33-35. [in Chinese]