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Library Liaison Profiles

Clara Y. Tran

Clara Y. Tran

Science Librarian

Liaison: Chemistry, Electrical & Mechanical Engineeringand WISE

yuet.tran@stonybrook.edu
CS1-E Melville Library | 631.632.1331

How can Clara help you?

Clara Y. Tran is a Science Librarian at Stony Brook University.  She is the liaison to the Departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Geosciences, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Honors Program.  Her research interests include bibilometrics, data information literacy, data management, and open access.

Education/Experience

  • MSLIS, Library and Information Science, Long Island University
  • BA, Art History and Studio Arts, Stony Brook University

Certificates

  • Research Data Management and Sharing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and University of Edinburgh
  • A Librarian's Guide to NCBI at NIH, Medical Library Association
  • Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Searching, Medical Library Association

Selected Publications, Presentations & Service

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Tran, C. Y., Miller, C.-A., & Aveni, D. (2018). Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students' information literacy skills in a one-shot library session. Science & Technology Libraries, 37(3), 302-321. https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2018.1460651

Higgins, M., DeVito, J. A., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2017). Better together: An examination of collaborative publishing between librarians and STEM and health sciences faculty. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, 86. https://doi.org/10.5062/F4Z60M1R

Tran C. Y., & Lyon, J. A. (2017). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools. College & Research Libraries, 78(2), 171-182. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.2.16580

Tran, C., & Aytac, S. (2016). Measuring scholarly productivity of Long Island educational institutions: Using Web of Science and Scopus as a tool. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 11(3), 16-33. https://doi.org/10.18438/B8JS8P

Tran, C. (2016). Reviews of science for science librarians: Particle detectors. Science & Technology Libraries, 35(3), 203-220. https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2016.1197810

Editorial Article

Akers K. G., Higgins, M., DeVito, J., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2018). Collaboration between health sciences librarians and faculty as reflected by articles published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106(4), 416-419. https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2018.559

Presentations

Aytac, S., & Tran, C. Y. (2018, June). Strategies for teaching information literacy to English language learners. Paper presented at the meeting of the City University of New York LILAC Spring Training, New York, NY.

Akers K. G., Higgins, M., DeVito, J., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2018, May). Librarian-faculty collaboration as reflected by articles published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Medical Library Association, Atlanta, GA.

Tran, C. Y., Miller, C.-A., & Aveni, D. (2018, April). Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students' information literacy skills in a one-shot library session. Paper presented at the meeting of the METRO Science and Medical Librarians Special Interest Group Research Forum, New York, NY. 

McGivney, C., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2018, April). Open data for STEM research: How to locate, evaluate, and incorporate. Presented at the meeting of the METRO Science and Medical Librarians Special Interest Group Research Forum, New York, NY.  

Tran, C. Y., Miller, C.-A., & Aveni, D. (2017, November). Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students' information literacy skills in a one-shot library session. Paper presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series, Stony Brook, NY.

Tran, C. Y. (2017, October). Open metrics and impact. Presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series: Open Access Edition, Stony Brook, NY.

Tran, C. Y. (2017, October). Understanding bibliometrics. Presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians, Stony Brook, NY.

Lyon, J. A., Price, C., Saragossi, J., & Tran, C. Y. (2017, October). Evaluating the consistency and quality of search strategies and methodology in Cochrane Urology Group systematic reviews. Paper presented at the meeting of the Medical Library Association Midcontinental Chapter, Columbia, MO.   

Chase, D., McGivney, C., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. (2017, June). Fake journals: How can you tell if a publisher is legitimate? Presented at the annual conference of the State University of New York Librarians Association, Stony Brook, NY. 

Lyon, J. A., Price, C., Saragossi, J., & Tran, C. Y. (2017, May). Evaluating the consistency and quality of search strategies and methodology in Cochrane Urology Group systematic reviews. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA.

Higgins, M., DeVito, J., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. (2017, May). Better together: An examination of collaborative publishing between librarians and STEM and health sciences faculty. Paper presented at the meeting of the Adelphi University Libraries Research and Innovation Forum, Garden City, NY.

Higgins, M., DeVito, J., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. (2017, April). Better together: An examination of collaborative publishing between librarians and STEM and health sciences faculty. Paper presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series, Stony Brook, NY.

Lyon, J. A., Price, C., Saragossi, J., & Tran, C. Y. (2017, April). Evaluating the consistency and quality of search strategies and methodology in Cochrane Urology Group systematic reviews. Paper presented at the meeting of the METRO Science and Medical Librarians Special Interest Group Research Forum, New York, NY. 

Tran, C. (2016, September). A review of particle detectors: Types, contributions, and research. Paper presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series, Stony Brook, NY. 

Higgins, M., DeVito, J., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. (2016, June). Mapping the convergence of library/faculty research in the sciences. Paper presented at the annual conference of the State University of New York Librarians Association, Binghamton, NY.   

Tran, C. Y., & Lyon, J. A. (2016, April). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools. Paper presented at the meeting of the METRO Science and Medical Librarians Special Interest Group Research Forum, New York, NY. 

Tran, C. (2015, November). Science Boot Camp West at Stanford. Presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series, Stony Brook, NY.   

Tran, C., & Lyon, J. A. (2015, May). Study of SBU faculty use of author identifiers and researcher profiling systems. Paper presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries Research Forum, Stony Brook, NY.   

Tran, C., & Aytac, S. (2015, April). Assessing institutional scholarly productivity: Web of Science and Scopus as a tool for institutional scholarly assessment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Assessment Network of New York, Dobbs Ferry, NY.   

Tran, C., & Aytac, S. (2015, April). Scholarly productivity of Long Island educational institutions: Using Web of Science and Scopus. Paper presented at the meeting of the METRO Science and Medical Librarians Special Interest Group Research Forum, New York, NY. 

Invited Presentation

Tran, C. (2012, June). iPad in instruction. Presented at the meeting of the Association of College and Research New York Information Literacy/Information Discussion Group, New York, NY. 

Poster Sessions

Lyon, J. A., Price, C., Saragossi, J., & Tran, C. Y. (2018, June). Evaluating the consistency and quality of search strategies and methodology in Cochrane Urology Group systematic reviews. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Chinese American Librarians Association held at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

Tran, C. (2017, October). Open metrics and research impact. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries 2017 Open Access Symposium, Stony Brook, NY.

Tran, C. Y., & Lyon, J. A. (2016, September). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Medical Library Association TriChapter, Philadelphia, PA.

Tran, C., & Lyon, J. A. (2016, June). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools.  Poster session presented at the annual conference of the State University of New York Librarians Association, Binghamton, NY.   

Tran, C., & Lyon, J. A. (2015, October). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries 2015 Open Access Symposium & 9th Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture, Stony Brook, NY. ​

Moderating at Conferences

Tran, C. (2018, October). Open Access Publishing: Raising Awareness, Dispelling Myths. Moderated panel discussion at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries 2018 Open Access Symposium, Stony Brook, NY.

Tran, C. (2017, June). Student success at SUNY Geneseo: Building a data collection model to support long-term assessment, session F4. Moderated paper presentation at the annual conference of the State University of New York Librarians Association, Stony Brook, NY. 

Tran, C. (2017, June). Imperfect but authentic and invaluable: Information literacy assessment by applying rubrics to anonymized student papers, session E2. Moderated paper presentation at the annual conference of the State University of New York Librarians Association, Stony Brook, NY.

Chase, D., & Tran, C. (2016, October). Open science and data visualization. Moderated panel discussion at the meeting of the Stony Brook University Libraries 2016 Open Access Symposium, Stony Brook, NY. 

Tran, C. (2014, June). Class in the classroom, session 2.3.  Moderated at the How Class Works Conference, the Center for Study of Working Class Life at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. 

Stony Brook University

University Senate Student Life Committee, 2016-present.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Honors Program Working Group, 2014-present.

Professional Services

Northeast Chapter President, Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), 2017-2018.

Peer Review Board, The Complete Guide to Open Scholarship, ALA Editions, American Librarian Association, 2018.

Reviewer, Scientometrics, Springer, 2017.

Reviewer, Science & Technology Libraries, Taylor & Francis, 2016-present.