Xiaotian Chen

Instructor of Chinese

Library 102
(309) 677-2839

M.L.S., Library and Information Science, University of Oklahoma
M.A., Political Science/International Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma
Diploma of Graduate Study, Applied Linguistics, Nanjing University (China)
B.A., English, Nanjing University (China)


Xiaotian Chen is a full-time librarian and also teaches Chinese at Bradley.

Spring 2014 Office Hours

MWF 10:00 - 4:00  

TTH    7:30 - 4:00

and by appointment

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

BR 320


Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2013). Journal Articles Retrieval in an Age of Open Access.The Journal of Web Librarianship. 7 (3): 1-12.
  • Chen, Xiaotian and O'Kelly, Kevin. (2013). Taking Issues Column: Cross-Examining Google Scholar. Reference and User Services Quarterly. 52 (4): 279-282.
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2012). Broken-Link Reports from SFX Users: How Publishers, Vendors and Libraries Can Do Better. Serials Review. 38 (4): 222–227.
  • Chen, Xiaotian. Google Books Assessments: Comparing Google Books Content with WorldCat Content. To be published in Online Information Review.
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2010). Google Scholar’s Dramatic Coverage Improvement Five Years after Debut. Serials Review. 36 (4), 221-226. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2010). The Declining Value of Subscription-Based Abstracting and Indexing Services in the New Knowledge Dissemination Era. Serials Review. 36 (2), 79-85. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2010). Blog Archiving Issues: A Look at Blogs on Major Events and Popular Blogs. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 15 (1), 21-33. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian and Wynn, Stephen. (2009). E-Journal Cataloging in an Age of Alternatives. Serials Librarian, 57 (1/2), 96-110. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2007). Web-Exclusive Articles in Traditionally Print Periodicals. Serials Review, 33(4), 224-230. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2006). Overlap between Traditional Periodical Indexes and Newer Mega Indexes. Serials Review, 32(4), 233-237. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2006). MetaLib, WebFeat, and Google: The Strengths and Weaknesses of Federated Search Engines Compared with Google. Online Information Review, 30(4), 413-427. 
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2005). Figures and Tables Omitted from Online Periodical Articles: A Comparison of Vendors and Information Missing from Full-text Databases. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 10(2), 75-88.
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2004). Assessment of Full-Text Sources Used by Serials Management Systems, OpenURL Link Resolvers, and Imported E-journal MARC Records. Online Information Review, 28 (6), 428-434. 
  • Chen, X, Colgan, L, Greene, C, Lowe, E and Winke, C. (2004). E-resource Cataloging Practices: A Survey of Academic Libraries and Consortia. Serials Librarian, 47 (1/2), 153-179.
  • Chen, Xiaotian. (2002). Embargo, Tasini, and Opted Out: How Many Periodical Articles are Missing from Full-Text Databases. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 7(4), 23-34.