Jiangping Chen, Ph.D.



I   am a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Information Science in the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The Department of Information Science offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Our programs are nationally recognized. The Master of Science program is accredited by the American Library Association. We also offer the nation's largest interdisciplinary PhD program in Information Science. Our vision is to become globally recognized excellence in preparing leading information professionals, advancing knowledge, and serving the data and information professions.

My teaching and research areas include Information Retrieval and Access, Digital Libraries, Data Science, and Information Systems Design. I welcome talented undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students to join UNT Intelligent Information Access Lab and participate in Information Science and Data Science related research and development.

I am the Editor-in-Chief of The Electronic Library(TEL), an international peer-reviewed journal for the application of technology in information environments. Click here to understand the scope of the journal. Note TEL has changed its scope. Please read this editorial The Electronic Library: New Scope and Writing Suggestions to guide your writing for TEL. To submit your manuscript to TEL, please use the ScholarOne Manuscripts.