Skip to main content

Bie-Hwa Chen Ma Staff Profile

Contact Information

Program / Service

Collection Development & Management

Job Title

Chinese Language Electronic Resources Cataloging Librarian


Bie-hwa develops strategies for gathering and procedures, sorting, analyzing, normalizing, and enriching records for online Chinese language materials. She determines the most effective ways to create and manipulate bibliographic and authority data, including uses of metadata and of batch processes to create sets of records that meet UC standards. Bie-hwa also performs CONSER level maintenance and record authentication on Chinese language serials.


M.L.I.S. Master of Library and Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
B.Ed. Social Education Department, National Taiwan Normal University

Professional Development

  • Chinese Studies Librarianship Summer Institute
  • University of Washington and Chinese Materials Committee, CEAL (July 18, Aug. 1, 2008)
  • Luce Summer Institute: East Asian Librarianship
  • China Focus, University of Pittsburg and Chinese Materials Committee
  • CEAL (July-Aug., 2004)
  • Post-Baccalaureate and graduate study at Computer Science and Mathematics Department
  • California State University, Hayward, (1989-1994)

Professional Interests

Batch Processing in Technical Service, taxonomy and subject cataloging, information technology

Committees / Affiliations

  • Secretary/Newsletter Co-chair/CJK Cataloging Workshop Co-coordinator of Access
  • Collection, and Technical Services Section, California Library Association (ACTSS, CLA)
  • Nov. 2008-present, member of Council on East Asian Library (CEAL)
  • Chinese American Library Association (CALA), and Association of Christian Librarians (ACL)