Joyce Chao-chen Chen received Ph.D. degree in Department of Library and Information Science from National Taiwan University in 1994. Now, she is a professor of the Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies, and the Dean of Academic Affairs of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). She also is the President of Library Association of the Republic of China from 2008-2009, the President of Interlibrary Cooperation Association from 2010-2014, the University librarian of NTNU from 2007-2013, and one of the standing committee of Academic and Research Libraries Section of IFLA, 2011-2015, one of the member of the Research Team, IASL Research SIG from 2012.
Prof. Chen is very concerned about the development of public libraries and school libraries in Taiwan besides the academic librarianship. She was the organizer of IASL 2007 Annual Conference in Taipei. Her research interests cover the areas of digital libraries, information organization, e-publishing, e-learning, reading studies, school librarianship.