Ching-Jung Chen is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at the City College of the City University of New York. Leading the Digital Scholarship Services in the Library, she works with faculty and staff to manage and publish digital assets for research, preservation, access, and dissemination. In partnership with several different campus units, the Digital Scholarship Services provide support in the areas of open education, CUNY’s institutional repository, and digital collections management. Ching-Jung received her PhD from Rutgers University, where she wrote her dissertation about the English conversation piece. Her research interests include open access, open educational resources, and digital project management as well as 18th-century British portraits and Atayal textiles.
Ching-Jung’s capstone project will focus on developing training materials for faculty participating in the CUNY OER Initiative. The project will cover the entire cycle of OER faculty development, including communications, pre-workshop preparations, training content, and follow-up support.