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Hsin-liang Chen

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic UniversityM.A., New York UniversityPh.D., University of Pittsburgh


Hsin-liang Chen is an associate professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University.  Before joining the Palmer faculty, he taught at Indiana University in Indianapolis (2009-2014); the University of Missouri at Columbia (2007-2009); the University of Texas at Austin (2000-2007), and the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (1999-2000).

Chen’s research areas are: digital media design, management and evaluation, user studies, and information systems and social impact. He is teaching the courses of LIS 512 Introduction to Knowledge Organization and LIS 654 Building Digital Libraries.


Digital Libraries, Human Information Interaction, Digital Media Design and Management, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Instructional Technology, E-learning 


Co-author,  “A new research agenda on mass communication, social informatics and children’s literature in US: Implications for researchers in Asia-Oceania region” published in  Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice (2014)

Co-author, “Public library staff’s perceived value and satisfaction of an open source library system” published in The Electronic Library (2014)

Co-author, “Study of user search activities with two discovery tools at an academic library” published in International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (2014)