Published Intellectual Work


Liu, Y. Q. (2017). Digital Libraries in Theory and Practices (2nd Ed. ed., pp. 460). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Liu, Y. Q. (2016). Multimedia Design & HCI in Libraries. Amazon Digital Services LLC.

Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Surfing the World of Knowledge -- Analytical Case Studies of Digital Liberties in the United States. Beijing: Ocean Press.

Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Digital Libraries in Theory & Practices (Course pack). WA.

Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Multimedia Design & HCI in Libraries ‹An Introduction for Information & Library Professionals. CreateSpace.

Liu, Y. Q. (2011). Data Mining Methods and Models 《数据挖掘方法与模型》 (pp. 287). Beijing: Higher Education Press (高等教育出版社).

Liu, Y. Q. (2008). CMMI® SCAMPI Distilled Appraisals for Process ImprovementCMMI过程改进评估方法(SCAMPI)精粹》 (pp. 162). Beijing: Publishing House of Electronics Industry 电子工业出版社.

Liu, Y. Q., & Cheng, X. (2008). International and comparative studies in information and library science: a focus on the United States and Asian countries (pp. 357). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.

Liu, Y. Q. (2001). The impact of national policy on developing information infrastructure Nationwide issues in P.R. China and the U.S. Division of regional activities Africa Asia and Oceania and Latin America and Caribbean.

Book Chapters

Liu, Y. Q. (2013). Data Curation, Its Education in ILS Schools?. International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2013: Vision 2020 (pp. 182-191). The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI.

Liu, Y. Q. (2009). Chapter 7: Key technologies in hybrid libraries (复合图书馆). In Chu, Jinli, et al’s Hybrid libraries & construction model of Chinese Hybrid Library System.《复合图书馆与我国复合图书馆模式研究》. Shanghai: Shanghai Jiaoda Publisher.

Liu, Y. Q. (2007). Libraries in transition. In Chu, Heting, et al's Western research in library & information science (28-56 ed.). Beijing: China Renmin University Press.

Liu, Y. Q. (2003). Where does professional education in digital libraries lead our new librarians. Digital Libraries: Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access. New York: Springer.


Refereed Journal Articles

Liu, Y. Q., Bielefield, A. C., & Mckay, P. (2017). Are Urban Public Libraries Websites Accessible to Americans with Disabilities?. Universal Access in the Information Society, pp1-16.

Liu, B., Bielefield, A. C., & Liu, Y. Q. (2017). Forecasting of Chinese Primary Energy Consumption in 2021 with GRU Artificial Neural Network. Energies, 10(10). 

Dong, X., & Liu, Y. Q. An Analytical Review of Sustainable Development of American Reading Promotion Policies/美国阅读推广政策的梳理及持续发展研究. To appear in Library/图书馆.

He, X., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2017). Prediction and Analysis of Online News Influence Based on Convolution Neural Network. Information Science (Qing Bao Ke Xue).

Liu, Y. Q., He, X., & Wang, Y. (2017). The Latest Study of Digital Virtual Reference Service in Chinese Top University Libraries. To appear in Qing Bao Za Zhi.

Yang, Q., Bielefield, A. C., & Liu, Y. Q. (2017). Does Perceived Value Polarity of Online Product Reviews Affect Consumer Purchasing Decisions?. To appear in Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 16(6). 

He, x., & Liu, Y. Q. The Latest Study of Digital Virtual Reference Service in Chinese Top University Libraries/“211”高校图书馆参考咨务调查研究. To appear in Journal of Information (Qing Bao Za Zhi) 

He, X., & Liu, Y. Q. The Latest Study of Reading Promotion Activities in American Public Libraries/美国公共图书馆阅读推广活动现状最新. To appear in Library and Information (Tu Shu Yu Qing Bao).

Jing, S., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2016). 基于互网互下的网上店在线评论和服设现 (Research on the status quo of online reviews and service system construction about online bookstore based on interactive internet). 《情科学》/ Information Science, 12(34), 60-66.

Liu, Y. Q., Yang, Q., & Wei, X. (2016). Anti-Fraud Schema System for Identification and Prevention of Fraud Behaviors in E-Commerce Services. Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 16(4), 7-16.

Yang, Q., Zhang, X., Bielefield, A. C., & Liu, Y. Q. (2016). Current Market Demand for Core Competencies of Librarianship—A Text Mining Study of American Library Association’s Advertisements from 2009 through 2014.. Applied Science, 6(2).

He, J., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2015). 美国图书馆工作所欺凌和反欺凌状最新 (The Latest Study of Workplace Bullying  and Anli-Bullying in American Libraries). Library & Information, 159(06), 78-83. 

Yang, Q., & Liu, Y. Q. (2015). 美国高校图书馆动服务现状调查与分析 (Mobilization in US Top University Libraries). Library & Information, 159(3), 83-89.

Liu, Y. Q., & Giuliano, S. (2015). A Library in the Palm of your Hand: Mobile Services in Top 100 University Libraries. Information Technology and Libraries, 34(2), 133-146.

Chen, Z., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2015). Study on the current application of RFID Technology in the field of environment of Library Based on the Internet of things. Journal of Intelligence(5).

Sun, C., Sun, C.-l., Zaho, Z.-b., Yang, Q., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). The Impact of Entrepreneurial Competence and Self-Efficacy on College Students’ Initiative Entrepreneurial Behavior – A Survey Study. BEST: International Journal of Humanities, Arts, Medicine and Sciences (BEST: IJHAMS), 2(8), 11-22.

Wang, Y., Zhang, Z., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Data Curation Education in Library and Information Science Schools in North America. Library and Information Service, 58(12), 32-38. 

Liu, Y., Lu, R., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). The Library Mobile Services in USAA Case Study of New York State Libraries. Library and Information Service, 58(12), 17-25.

Yu, B., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). The State and Issues of RFID in US University Libraries. Library and Information Service, 58(12), 12-16.

Bai, L., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Web 2.0 Technologies Application in the US Academic Libraries. Library and Information Service, 58(12), 6-11.

Boateng, F., & Liu, Y. Q. (2014). Web 2.0 applications’ usage and trends in top U. S. academic libraries. Library High Tech, 32(1), 120 - 138.

Harris-Pierce, R., & Liu, Y. Q. (2012). Is Data Curation Education at Library and Information Science Schools in North America Adequate?. New Library World, Emerald, 113(11/12).

Cui, X., & Liu, Y. Q. (2011). The iSchool Movement in the USA. Library Work and Study,(12).

Han, Z., & Liu, Y. Q. (2010). Web 2.0 applications in top Chinese university libraries. Library Hi Tech, 28(1), 41-62.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wnuk, A. (2009). The impact of digital resource and service use on urban residents in New England public libraries--A survey report. Public Library Quarterly, 28(1), 4-23. 

Speidel, D., & Liu, Y. Q. (2007). Are Recommender Systems Good for Libraries?. Library and Information Service, 51(12), 19-25.

Liu, Y. Q. (2007). Utilizing Recommender Systems in Digital Libraries, Current Study and Tech Issues. Library and Information Service, 51(12), 6-18.

Liu, Y. Q., & Li, D. (2007). Developing an integrated public library service in Dongguan, one of China’s fastest growing cities. New Library World, 108(5/6), 278-285.

Liu, Y. Q., Martin, C., Roehl, E., Yi, Z., & Ward, S. (2006). Digital information access in urban/suburban communities: A survey report of public digital library use by the residents in Connecticut. OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, 22(2), 132 - 144.

Meng, L., & Liu, Y. Q. (2005). The present and future of China's National Science and Technology Library: A new paradigm of sci-tech information resource sharing. New Library World, Emerald, 106(7/8), 343 - 351.

Liu, Y. Q. (2005). The Impact of Digital Library Education on Digital Library Development. New Technology of Library and Information Services, 21(2), 55-63.

Liu, Y. Q. (2004). Best practices, standards and techniques for digitizing library materials: a snapshot of library digitization practices in the USA. Online Information Review Emerald, 28(6), 338 - 345.

Liu, Y. Q. (2004). Library Digitization, What Practices, Standards and Techniques do the US Libraries Have in Common. New Technology of Library and Information Services, 20(8), 1-9.

Liu, Y. Q. (2004). Is the education on digital libraries adequate?. New Library World, Emerald, 105(1,2), 60-68.

Liu, Y. Q., & Zhang, J. (2001). Digital library infrastructure: A case study on sharing information resources in China. The International Information & Library Review33(2-3), 205-220.

Liu, Y. Q. (2001). The use of statistics in the managerial process by public library directors in China and the USA: a cross-country survey. Library Management, 22(4/5), 187-194. Chicago

Liu, Y. Q., & Zweizig, D. L. (2001). The use of national public library statistics by public library directors. The Library Quarterly, 71(4), 467-497.

Liu, Y. Q. (1996). The Impact of National Policy on Developing Information Infrastrurture Nationwide Issues in PR China and the US. Libri46(4), 175-183.

Conference Proceedings

Liu, Y. Q. (2016). Proceedings of the First Interdisciplinary Conference, China in the 21st Century. New Haven, CT: Chinese American Professors’ Association in Connecticut (CAPA-CT).

Journal Articles

Dong, X., Wang, Y., & Liu, Y. Q. (2017). The Latest Study of Reading Promotion Activities  in American Public Libraries. To appear in Library and Information (Tu Shu Yu Qing Bao).

Liu, Y. Q., & Tian, S. (2015). Making of America Digital Library——Documenting American Social History. Digital Library Forum, 133(6), 68-72.

Liu, Y. Q., Yang, F., & Chen, J. (2015). Digital Learning Sciences -- Transforming digital content into learning. Digital Library Forum, 132(5), 64-72.

Liu, Y. Q., Liu, X., & Yang, Q. (2015). Alberta Folklore and Local History Collection--A Digital Library of Local Folklore. Digital Library Forum, 130(3), 65-72.

Liu, Y. Q., Lin, M., & Lin, D. (2014). American First All-digital Public Library: BiblioTech Digital Library. D, 123(8), 66-72.

Liu, Y. Q., & Gao, Y. (2014). SIO Explorer—— A Digital Library to Oceanography. Digital Library Forum(6), 68-72.

Liu, Y. Q., & Sun, X. (2014). The INFORMEDIA Digital Video Library—The Forerunner of Multimedia. To appear in Digital Library Forum(3), 67-71.

Liu, Y. Q., & Li, J. (2014). Digital Library Network for Engineering and Technology (DLNET). Digital Library Forum, 116(01), 64-71.

Liu, Y. Q., & Liu, X. (2013). International Children's Digital Library – The World of Children's Books. Digital Library Forum, 115(12), 80-86.

Liu, Y. Q., S. X., & C. Y. (2013). The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL)­ The Center of Geographically Referenced Materials on the Internet. Digital Library Forum, 114(11), 69-75.

Liu, Y. Q., & L. X. (2013). The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum--The First Digitized Presidential Library. Digital Library Forum, 112(09), 63-67.

Liu, Y. Q., & Dong, L. (2013). Kentuckiana Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 110(7), 60-63.

Liu, Y. Q., & Zhang, L. (2013). Nuclear Pathways – A Digital Library of Nuclear Resources. Digital Library Forum, 108(5), 59-63.

Liu, Y. Q., & Liu, X. (2013). Project Gutenberg – The Forerunner of Digital Libraries. Digital Library Forum, 107(4), 57-62.

Liu, Y. Q., Lin, D., & Lin, M. (2013). Digital Library for International Research: A Resource Treasure of American Overseas Research. Digital Library Forum, 106(3), 46-51.

Liu, Y. Q., & Zhang, L. (2013). Health Education Assets Library - A Vital Repository for Medical Educators & Learners. Digital Library Forum, 105(2), 65-70.

Liu, Y. Q., Xi, L., & Xu, C. (2012). Awesome Library – The Collection of Educational Resources. Digital Library Forum, 102(11), 57-63.

Liu, Y. Q., Shi, D., & Wang, Y. (2012). The Gateway to 21st Century Skills, a Digital Library of Educational Materials. Digital Library Forum, 101(10), 57-61.

Liu, Y. Q., & Meng, X. (2012). Conserving the Nature of America: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 100(9), 54-59.

Liu, Y. Q., & Nang, W. (2012). BEA Digital Library, a Path to America's Economic Resources. Digital Library Forum, 99(8), 44-49.

Liu, Y. Q., Wang, Q., & Run, D. (2012). Pedagogic Services for Digital Libraries – Portals for Educators. Digital Library Forum, 98(7), 50-57.

Liu, Y. Q., & Liu, X. (2012). New Way to Math – Math Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 96(5), 60-66.

Liu, Y. Q., & Cao, Y. (2012). Medicinal Spices Exhibit, Using Vision and Scent to Access Medicine and Biology. Digital Library Forum, 95(4), 57-60.

Liu, Y. Q., Zhang, L., & Feng, J. (2012). Earth Exploration Toolbook – A Digital Library of Earth Science Research. Digital Library Forum, 94(3), 64-68.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wang, Q. (2011). SIMPLE Science: Image-Based Learning Digital Library for K-12 Education. Digital Library Forum, 91(12), 66-71.

Liu, Y. Q., & Tian, S. (2011). The Digital Library of the Commons – A Public-Service Space for Resources Sharing. Digital Library Forum, 90(11), 64-68. w

Liu, Y. Q., Feng, C., & Chen, J. (2011). World Digital Library: Multilingual Treasure of World History and Culture. Digital Library Forum, 89(10), 66-73.

Liu, Y. Q., Yang, H., Jiang, L., Chi, K., & Zhao, R. (2011). Ames Imaging Library System – A Source of NASA's Images & Photos. Digital Library Forum, 88(9), 65-69.

Liu, Y. Q., Luo, Y., & Gao, B. (2011). Dspace @ MIT. Digital Library Forum, 86(7), 65-71.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wang, Y. (2011). The Cuneiform Digital Library – A Digital Palace of Mesopotamia Culture. Digital Library Forum, 85(6), 64-68.

Liu, Y. Q., & Li, W. (2011). The Digital Morphology Library. Digital Library Forum, 84(5), 70-76.

Liu, Y. Q., Wei, C., & Li, D. (2011). A Window to Our Earth's Environment –NOAA Photo Library. Digital Library Forum, 82(3), 61-65.

Liu, Y. Q., Jiang, L., & Yang, H. (2011). Computational Science Education Reference Desk. Digital Library Forum, 81(2), 46-51.

Liu, Y. Q., Lin, J., & Yang, H. (2010). Visible Earth—A Digital Library of Images and Animations of Our Home Planet. Digital Library Forum, 79(12), 66-70.

Liu, Y. Q., Gao, Y., & Li, L. (2010). Perseus Digital Library: A Path to Explore the Classics of Greco-Roman & Western Cultures. Digital Library Forum, 78(11), 56-62.

Liu, Y. Q., & Chen, J. (2010). The United States Digital Map Library--A Platform for Americans Seeking Roots and Genealogical Research. Digital Library Forum, 76(9), 47-52.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wang, S. (2010). Story Place: Children’s Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 75(8), 67-74.

Liu, Y. Q., & Yang, N. (2010). Geotechnical, Rock and Water Resource Library ——An Interactive Platform with High-Quality Resources and Diverse Users. Digital Library Forum, 74(7), 63-68.

Liu, Y. Q., Ma, L., & Wang, Q. (2010). Social Explorer: A Cartographic Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 73(6), 66-70.

Liu, Y. Q., Li, Q., & Yu, C. (2010). The IPL: A Public Library for the Internet Community. Digital Library Forum, 72(5), 63-68.

Liu, Y. Q., & Chen, C. (2009). “A Science Odyssey” ——A Digital Library of Key S&T Events and Discoveries. Digital Library Forum, 11(66), 63-66.

Liu, Y. Q., & Yuanxin, Z. (2009). The National Gallery of the Spoken Word – A Digital Library of Voice of History. Digital Library Forum, 63(8), 66-71.

Liu, Y. Q. (2009). American Memory—A Digital Library of American Historical Resources. Digital Library Forum, 62(7), 65-70.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wang, J. (2009). MathDL: A Digital Library for Math World. Digital Library Forum, 61(6), 73-76.

Liu, Y. Q., Jing, W., & Cheng, X. (2009). ChemEd, A Chemical Education Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 60(5), 60-64.

Liu, Y. Q., & Chen, C. (2009). A Review of Analytical Sciences Digital Library. Digital Library Forum, 59(4), 66-69.

Liu, Y. Q., & Tianqiang, H. (2009). The Rosetta Digital Library: A Path to Human Language Archive. Digital Library Forum, 57(2), 58-62.

Liu, Y. Q., & Zhiping, H. (2008). AMSER Digital Library, A Path to Applied Math & Science Education. Digital Library Forum, 55(12), 59-64.

Liu, Y. Q., & Cen, W. (2008). Teachers’ Domain Collection: Life Sciences, K-12. Digital Library Forum, 54(11), 68-72.

Liu, Y. Q., & Lingyun, M. (2008). CoMPASS, A Digital Library Integrating Digital Text in Design-Based Science Classes. Digital Library Forum, 53(10), 56-59.

Liu, Y. Q., & Yu, H. (2008). The NSDL MatDL Pathway: A Gateway to Resources and Learning Tools on Materials Science. Digital Library Forum, 50(7), 56-75.

Liu, Y. Q., & Zhu, H. (2008). Online Psychology Laboratory: A Digital Library for Psychology Education. Digital Library Forum, 49(6), 72-75.

Liu, Y. Q., & Wang, K. (. (2008). Marine Mammal Digital Library: A Case Study of the Digital Library of International Environmental and Ecosystem Policy Documents. Digital Library Forum, 48(5), 62-65.

Liu, Y. Q., & Chen, F. (2008). Digital Library for Earth System Education: A Case Study of Resources Center for Geoscience Education. Digital Library Forum, 47(4), 57-62.

Liu, Y. Q., & Xiaojie, G. (2008). GSDL: An Abandoned Baby of EDC and ENC?. Digital Library Forum, 45(2), 64-68.

Liu, Y. Q., & Chen, F. (2008). Moving Image Collections -- A Window to the World’s Moving Images. Digital Library Forum, 44(1), 67-76.

Liu, Y. Q., & Xiujie, G. (2007). Macaulay Library: A Case Study of the “Library of Natural Sound”. Digital Library Forum, 43(12), 57-61.

Liu, Y. Q., & Xiujie, G. (2007). The eSkeletons Project: A Case Study of the Digital Library for Simulation Education and Research on Human & Non-Human Anatomy. Digital Library Forum, 42(11), 53-60.

Liu, Y. Q., & Xiujie, G. (2007). An Analytical Review of Digital Library Projects Funded by the US SMETE NSDL. Digital Library Forum, 41(10), 62-75.

Liu, Y. Q. (2005). Impacts and Perspectives of Digitization Practice in the US Libraries. Digital Library Forum, 18(11), 1-9.

Liu, Y. Q. (2005). Deploying Digital Library Curricula, Build Up Top Universities. Library and Information Services, 49(1).

Research Reports

Cignoli, N., & Liu, Y. Q. (2015). Evaluation of Digital Libraries Systems' Usability and Performance through User Perception.


Presentations Given

Liu, Y. Q., "How Libraries Stay Relevant in the Digital Age," Lanzhou University/兰州大学, China. (June 20, 2017). 

Liu, Y. Q., "Smart Libraries In Theory and Practice," Xianjian University/新疆大学, China. (June 19, 2017).

Liu, Y. Q., "Cybersecurity Management and Technology in US Universities," Fujian Higher Education Information Academy/福建省高校教育信息化学会年会, Quanzhou, China. (May 11, 2017).

Liu, Y. Q., "Big Data: are your ready for it?/大数据展与前景," CCF Young Computer Scientists & Engineers Forum-Lanzhou Branch CCF YOCSEF/中国算机学会青年算机科技论坛, 兰州理工大学, Lanzhou, China. (June 4, 2016).

Liu, Y. Q., Empirical Study Methods in Libraries/图书馆学实证研究培训班, "Empirical Studies in the United States/实证研究在美国," Nankai University/南开大学, Tianjin, China. (July 7, 2015).

Liu, Y. Q., Tianjin University of Technology-Big Data Forum, "Big Data: are your ready for it?," Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin University of Technology Library. (June 24, 2014).

Liu, Y. Q., International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2013)), "Data Curation, Its Education in ILS Schools?," The Energy and Resources Institute, India, New Delhi, India. (November 27, 2013).

Liu, Y. Q., the 10th Conference of China & Taiwan Information and Library Science Forum (第十届海峡两岸图书资讯学学, "Producing new information curators & digital librarians for the 21st century of digital era, delivering the new generation of information services," Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. (July 4, 2010).

Liu, Y. Q., The CAS Symposium on Sustainable Development and Innovation of Libraries, "The Digital Library Infrastructure, Rethink Its Models," Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China. (December 21, 2003).


Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Liu, Y. Q., "Smart Libraries through knowledge mining and recommender systems," Sponsored by China's National Social Science Foundation, International. (August 2016 - September 2019). 

Liu, Y. Q., "Developing a “Digital Information Management Concentration” for ILS students," Sponsored by Southern Connecticut State University, $2,500.00. (May 2017 - September 2018). 

Liu, Y. Q., "MOOCs using OER in top US universities?," Sponsored by CSU-AAUP. (April 2016 - August 2017).

Liu, Y. Q., "Mobile Services in Top 100 US University Libraries," Sponsored by CSU-AAUP, $2,500.00. (September 2015 - May 2016).

Liu, Y. Q., Bielefield, A. C., "Are US urban library websites accessible to those with disabilities?," Local. (May 2014 - September 2015).

Liu, Y. Q., "Multimedia Design & HCI in Libraries," Sponsored by Southern Connecticut State University. (May 2013 - September 30, 2014).

Liu, Y. Q., "Mobile Services in Connecticut Public and Academic Libraries," Sponsored by Connecticut State University System, $3,750.00. (May 29, 2012 - September 30, 2013).

Liu, Y. Q., "Digital Library of Virtual Laboratories (DLVL)," Sponsored by Connecticut State University System, $3,750.00. (March 20, 2009 - September 20, 2010).

Liu, Y. Q., "Web Indexing," Sponsored by SCSU Curriculum Grant Committee. (May 2008 - September 30, 2009).

Liu, Y. Q., "Survey Study of Digital Information Access in Urban/Suburban Communities," Sponsored by Connecticut State University System. (May 2006 - September 2007).

Liu, Y. Q., "The Impact of Digital Libraries on the Urban Residents of New England," Sponsored by Connecticut State University System. (May 2004 - September 2005).

Liu, Y. Q., "The Impact of Digital Libraries on the Urban Residents of Connecticut," Sponsored by Connecticut State University System. (May 2003 - September 2004).

Liu, Y. Q., "Personal enhancement plan," Sponsored by SCSU MRRC Minority Recruitment and Retention Grants (MRRC). (May 2001 - September 2002).


Awards and Honors 

Fulbright Scholar/Lecturer, The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Smart Library/基于知挖掘和推荐系图书馆智慧服模式研究, China's National Social Science Fundation. (September 2016). 

Tianjin Special-Invited Professor (天津市特聘(座)教授), 天津市. (July 2, 2013).


Creative Works, Projects, Research and Scholarship in Progress


"Librarian's competencies for smart libraries" (On-Going).

 "Recommender systems for smart Libraries" (On-Going).