Rachel Cheng

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   Rachel CHENG (鄭瑞瓊)

  Chief Information Officer and University Librarian


   Email: rachelcheng@ln.edu.hk

   Telephone: 2616-8545

   Fax: 2838-6231

As the chief administrative officer for both the Library and the Information Technology Services Center, I am responsible for the strategic development and operational management of these two highly information-focused departments. Our mission is to provide information services, technology and media support to promote excellence in teaching, learning, and research across the liberal arts curriculum.          


Professional Qualifications:

Frye Leadership Institute, sponsored by EDUCAUSE, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), and Emory University, June 2000

Master of Computer Science, Central Michigan University, USA

Master of Library Science, University of Michigan, USA

Bachelor of Arts, Library Science, Fu-Jen University, Taiwan


Professional Affiliations:

Hong Kong Library Association

American Library Association


Research Interests:

Comparative study of academic libraries management in the U.S., China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.


Selected Publications: 

Function over Form: Security at the Bruce T. Halle Library, Library Archives and Security, special issue on New Library Security for Buildings, Users, and Staff, volume 22, numbers ½ to be published November, 2008.

Collection Assessment at Eastern Michigan University, Against the Grain, Volume 17, No. 4, September 2005, p. 88-93

Collaborative Digital Reference in Small Academic Liberal Arts College Libraries, Resource Sharing & Information Networks, volume 16, No. 2, 2002, p. 169 – 188.

Subject Web Page Management without HTML Coding: Two Approaches, Information Technology and Libraries, volume 22, No. 1, March 2003, p. 4 – 11.

Data Collection for user-oriented library services: Wesleyan University Library's experience, OCLC Systems & Services, volume 18, No. 2, 2002, p.195 – 204.