Charles Terng

Charles Terng

Asst Professor

CUNY Baruch

Department: Library

Areas of expertise: Library data services

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I serve as the Data Services Librarian in the Newman Library. My focus is to provide data-related research support, which includes the access, visualization, and analysis of data. I specialize in data cleaning techniques, webscraping, and dashboard visualizations with tools such as Python/R, Tableau, and Excel. 


M.S., Data Analytics, Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ

M.L.S., Library & Information Science, Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ

B.A., Psychology, Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Spring 2021CIS3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics
Spring 2021STA3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics
Spring 2019STA3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics
Spring 2019CIS3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics
Spring 2018STA3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics
Spring 2018CIS3920Data Mining for Bus Analytics

Journal Articles

(2023). Are public libraries efficient? Evaluating scale economies of public libraries in the U.S. with a cost function approach. Library and Information Science Research, 45(4).

Liu, L. G., & Terng, C. (2022). Estimating Scale and Scope Economies of Academic Libraries: Using the Flexible Fixed Cost Quadratic Function. Library Trends, 70(3). 284-303.

Terng, C. (2020). Price determinants of scholarly business books: An econometric model. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, 40(3-4). 106-113.

Liu, L., Gee, H., & Terng, C. (2018). Exploring the determinants of scholarly book prices in the fields of science, technology, and medicine. Library Trends, 67(2). 255-285.

Examining cost efficiencies in public libraries using the translog cost function. In Progress.


Terng, C., & Scharf, D. (2016, January 15). Online research profiles: Helping faculty make their research more visible on the web. 2016 Annual Users' Conference. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE).

Other Scholarly Works

Curtis, T., Cooper, D. M., Alfred, N., Arguello, N., Bourke, B., Branch, N., Cadena, C., Colbert-Lewis, D., Edmonds, S., Gorecki, P., Grimwood, K., Hageman, M., Heintz, J., Ireland, A., Jeffryes, J., Kenly, P., Klusek, L., Koeppe, A., Lux, V., Mellone, J., Mi, X., Movlai, L., Olsen, L., Phillips, R., Raymond, A., Rich, L., Rodriguez, V., Rogers, P., Rowley, E., Sams, J., Sanchez, C., Scarletto, E., Scott-Branch, J., Sellar, M., Spahr, K., Statton Thompson, D., Terng, C., Wall, E. F., Williamson, H., Xu, Q., & Zawistoski, A. (2019). Teaching Business: Looking at the Support Needs of Instructors.

Phillips, R., Klusek, L., & Terng, C. (2019). Supporting the changing practices of teaching in business: Baruch summary.


Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
LACUNYCommittee Member9/1/2018Present
Data Services GroupCommittee Member1/30/2017Present
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Member5/1/2018Present


Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Committee on Educational TechnologyCommittee MemberPresent
Data Services GroupCommittee MemberPresent
Zicklin Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
LACUNYCommittee MemberPresent
Search Committee for Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional EffectivenessCommittee MemberPresent
Library DepartmentSecretaryPresent
Search Committee for Associate Director of Institutional ResearchCommittee ChairPresent
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee member at-largePresent
Search Committee for Data Analyst - Institutional Research SpecialistCommittee MemberPresent
Search Committee for Director of Enterprise Systems and ServicesCommittee Member5/31/2017