Yingying Han

Yingying Han

Doctoral Student

PhD, Library and Information Science, Illinois (in progress)

Master of Management Science, Wuhan University

Bachelor of Management, Sichuan University

Research focus

My research intersects digital preservation, critical archival and cultural heritage studies, and community engagement. My work adopts critical theories and employs community-based approaches to explore how Asian American and Asian immigrant communities digitally curate and preserve their identities and histories.

Honors and Awards

  • Doctoral Student Travel Funding 2022-2023, School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ($1,000)
  • The Gary Marsden Travel Award, 2022 ($330)
  • Named to the University's List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent for Spring 2022
  • Doctoral Student Travel Funding 2021-2022 at School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ($1,000)
  • Doctoral Student Travel Funding 2019-2020, School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ($800)
  • Doctoral Student Travel Funding 2020-2021, School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ($850)
  • Conference Presentation Award at Graduate School, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2020-2021 ($500)

Publications & Papers

Referred English Journal Articles
Zhou, L., Chen, L., & Han, Y. (2021). “Data stickiness” in interagency government data sharing: a case study. Journal of Documentation, 77 (6), 1286-1303. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-04-2021-0087

Zhou, L. H., Han, Y. Y., & Li, P. (2017). Home away from home: extending library services for international students in China’s universities. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, (1), 52-59.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2017.12.002

Book Chapter
Han, Y & Wolske, M. (2022). Storytelling in the Information Sciences. In A Person-Centered Guide to Demystifying Technology (2nd Edition). Windsor & Downs Press, Illinois Open Publishing Network. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21900/wd.7

Peer-reviewed Papers at International Conferences
Han, Y., Markazi, D., & Narang, S. (2021). Outlining a Design Justice-based Social Media Website for University Students in the Age of COVID-19. Proceedings for Community Informatics Research Network (CIRN). https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/items/123810 The paper was accepted and presented at CIRN 2022, online.

Zhou, L., Han, Y., Li, P., Xu, J. (2018). Developing Library Services for International Students in China’s Universities: What Does the Literature Tell Us?. In: Chowdhury, G., McLeod, J., Gillet, V., Willett, P. (eds) Transforming Digital Worlds. iConference 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10766. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78105-1_82 The paper was accepted and presented at iConference 2018, Sheffield, UK.

Zhou, L. H., Han, Y. Y., & Song, Y. X. (2016, October). Knowledge sharing disengagement in collaborative healthcare practices. In Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University. (pp. 85-90). Wuhan: Research and Development Office of Wuhan University. Paper presented at the second International Conference on Information Acquisition and Knowledge Services Joint with the seventh Workshop on Search Behavior and User Cognition, Wuhan, China.


Peer-reviewed Poster at the International Conferences and Presentation
Han, Y., Han, R., & Wickett, K (2023). Metadata That Excludes: A Case Study of the Rock Springs Massacre in Digital Collection. Presented at iPRES 2023 at Champaign, Illinois, USA.

Han, Y., Maganti, R., Chen, J., & Chen, H. (2022). Uncover Marginalized Narratives of Japanese American Incarceration: An Annotation Scheme for Natural Language Processing and Data Analytics. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2022), 59(1), 698-700. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.695. Presented at ASIS&T 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Han, R., & Han, Y. (2021). Radical Empathy in the University Archives: Examining Archival Representations of Chinese Students from 1906 to 1920. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2021), 58(1), 728-730. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.543 Presented ASIS&T 2021 at Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Han, Y. Y., Lai, T., Zhou, L. H. (2020, March). How open data movement drives Digital Scholarship Services of university libraries in China? An Environmental scanning. iConference 2020 Proceedings. https://hdl.handle.net/2142/106602 Presented at the iConference 2020, online, Boras, Sweden.

Presented my dissertation proposal on “From Documentation to Literation: Archiving Chinese Immigrants’ Experiences and Envisioning a Future of Transformative Change” at Archival Education Research Institute (AERI), 2023, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Presented my position paper on power dynamics in digital preservation at Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2022) workshop Triangulating Race, Capital, and Technology.

Han, Y., Heng, G., & Liu, S. (2021). Mapping CDWA-lite to schema.org: A step forwarding cultural assets to linked data world. Presentation at the showcase at School of Information Sciences at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Han, Y. Y. (2020, May). Open and not very Linked Data -- Metadata quality in art museum data sets: A review and case study of example data sets from a data analyst perspective. 30-minute presentation at Linked Data in Libraries 2020 in Texas A& M University. Recording available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8lo0fTuF2w