(Retired) Director of Bibliographic Information Services and Editor, MLA International Bibliography
Since 2001, Barbara Chen has been Director of Bibliographic Information Services and Editor of the MLA International Bibliography at the Modern Language Association. Prior to her tenure at the MLA, Barbara was Associate Director of Indexing Services at the H. W. Wilson Company, responsible for databases such as Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature, Business Periodicals Index and Index to Legal Periodicals. Barbara is currently a member of the AAP PSP Committee for Digital Innovation and a judge for PSP's Prose Awards. She also participates in several NFAIS committees including the Humanities Roundtable and Discovery Service Code of Practice group.