Barbara Chen

Resource Sharing Specialist


Barb has served in various library roles over the past twenty-five years.  She enjoys working with students, providing quality service, and hunting down hard-to-find resources.   Barb currently serves on the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI) Resource Sharing Committee as well as the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) Fulfillment Steering Committee.  She has received the PALNI Hall of Fame award and the Heart of PALNI award for the work she has done for PALNI.  Barb has also played a key role in making the University of Saint Francis an OCLC Express Request Member.

Areas of Interest

  • Resource Sharing
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Circulation
  • Student Success
  • Collaboration Between Libraries 
  • Future of Libraries