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Barbara Hui Staff Profile

Barbara Hui

Program / Service

Publishing, Archives, and Digitization

Job Title

Software Developer


Barbara designs, implements and maintains software for a variety of systems within the Access and Publishing group, including eScholarship’s journal publishing platform.


PhD, Comparative Literature, UCLA

BA, Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley


Barbara’s work lies at the intersection of the humanities and digital technology: she holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and has also been a software developer for many years. Before coming to the CDL, she worked at the UC Humanities Research Institute, and was also a developer on several digital humanities projects including Hypercities. You can read more about her at

Professional Interests

  • Digital Humanities
  • Open Source development and community
  • Maps and GIS

Committees / Affiliations

  • Member, LibTech Committee, Open Library of the Humanities
  • Chair, Technical Committee, Public Knowledge Project

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