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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 following departments and programs: Chemistry, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Online, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).  Her research interests include bibilometrics, data information literacy, data management, open access, and scholarly communication.  

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. 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. doi: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. doi:10.5860/crl.78.2.171 

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. doi:10.18438/B8JS8P 

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

Presentations

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 meeting of MLA Annual Conference, 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. Lightning talk: 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 Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians at Stony Brook University Libraries, 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 MLA Midcontinental Chapter Meeting, 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 meeting of the SUNYLA Annual Conference, Stony Brook, NY. 

Lyon, A. J., 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 meeting of MLA Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

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 meeting of the SUNYLA Annual Conference, 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. Lightning talk: Paper presented at the meeting of 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 meeting of the ANNY’s 3rd Annual Conference, 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 Presentations

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.

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

Poster Sessions

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 MLA Tri-Chapter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Tran, C., & Lyon, J. A. (2016, June). Faculty use of author identifiers and researcher networking tools.  Poster session presented at the meeting of the SUNYLA Annual Conference, 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. (2017, June). Student success at SUNY Geneseo: Building a data collection model to support long-term assessment, session F4. Moderated for the SUNYLA Annual Conference, 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 for the SUNYLA Annual Conference, Stony Brook, NY.

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

Tran, C. (2014, June). Class in the classroom, session 2.3.  Moderated for 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

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

ALA Editions, Peer Review Board, 2018.

Scientometrics, Reviewer, 2017.

Science & Technology Libraries, Reviewer, 2016-present.