Wen-ling Liu has served as Librarian for East Asian Studies since 2001 and as Librarian for East Asian and Tibetan Studies since 2012. She works closely with students and faculty members in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Tibetan Studies in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, and the East Asian Studies Center as the collection manager and library liaison. Her research interests include collection development within East Asian studies and comparative studies of library transformations across the regions in East Asia. She is currently working on a descriptive catalog of rare books in the IU Libraries’ East Asian Collection.
Wen-ling’s recent publications include “Council on East Asian Libraries Statistics 2014-2015 for North American Institutions” and “Raymond Lum: A Tribute on the Occasion of His Retirement,” both in Journal of East Asian Libraries; and “The East Asian Collection at Indiana University” in Collecting Asia: East Asian Libraries in North America, 1868-2008 (Association for Asian Studies, 2010). Her professional affiliations include the Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) and Association for Asian Studies (AAS).
In collaboration with colleagues in the Area Studies Department of the Libraries, Wen-ling teaches a graduate-level course in Area and International Studies Librarianship for the Department of Information & Library Science. She received her M.L.S. from Indiana University and her B.A. from the English Department of Tamkang University (Taiwan).