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Tzanova, Stefka
 

Tzanova, Stefka

Curriculum Vitae
Science Librarian and Academic Works Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Library

Phone: 718/262-2037
Office Location: AC-3G01C
STzanova@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
MLS  Queens College  Library Science  2003 
MS  Technical University, Sofia  Electrical Engineering  1985 
Professor Tzanova is the Science Librarian. Her research interests include scientific literacy, science education, history of science and technology, STEM, open educational resources, scholarly communications, and patents. Professor Tzanova has a strong background in the hard sciences and holds Master's degrees in engineering and library science.

Areas of Expertise

Science and Health Sciences
STEM Information Resources
Open Educational Resources (OER)

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Diao, J., Tzanova, S., & Bishop, A. D.. "Wikipedia and Scholarpedia: A comparative case study and its implications to information literacy." Codex: The Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. 6(1) 2021: 5-31.

Tzanova, Stefka. "Changes in Academic Libraries in the Era of Open Science." Education for Information. 36(3) 2020: 281-299.

Tzanova, Stefka. "Open Science in Times of COVID-19." LibWire. 14 (Fall 2020): .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Open Science." LibWire. 13 (Spring 2019): 6.

Tzanova, Stefka. "Open Educational Resources (OER) at York College." LibWire. 12 (Spring 2018): 6.

Tzanova, Stefka. "Grey Literature." LibWire. 11 (Spring 2017): 6.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Tzanova, Stefka. "Citizen Science in the United States." Sustainable Planet, Compelling Issues and Solutions for our Environment's Future, Ed. Barbara McNicol (ABC-CLIO, 2021): 567-575. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Computational Neuroscience." Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence: The Past, Present, and Future of AI. Ed. Philip L. Frana and Michael Klein (ABC-CLIO, 2021): 95-98. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Knowledge Engineering." Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence: The Past, Present, and Future of AI. Ed. Philip L. Frana and Michael Klein (ABC-CLIO, 2021): 200-204. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Revolution by Evolution: How Intelligent Tutoring Systems Are Changing Education." Revolutionizing Education in the Age of AI and Machine Learning Ed. Maki K. Habib (IGI Global, 2020): 50-74. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Alexander von Humboldt’s Journeys in New Spain." Race and Ethnicity in the United States: From Pre-contact to the Present. Ed. Russell Lawson and Benjamin A. Lawson (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol.2, 98-100.. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Abbe, Cleveland. (Weather Forecasting)." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol. 2, 7-9. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Burglar Alarm." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol. 1, 189. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Cotton Candy Machine." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol. 2, 45. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Dental Chair." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol. 1, 219. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Inverted Microscope." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol.1, 183. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Fire Hydrant." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol.1, 109-110. : .

Tzanova, Stefka. "Printing Telegraph." Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Ed. Peg A. Lamphier and Rosanne Welch (ABC-CLIO, 2019): Vol.1, 271-272. : .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Tzanova, Stefka. "Application of Cloud Technologies in Science Education." New Perspectives in Science Education International Conference. March 18, 2021: .

Monographs in Field Of Expertise

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Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book “eDemocracy & eGovernment : stages of a democratic knowledge society” by A. Meier and L. Taran." 2021, February 10: .

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book "The era of Internet of Things: towards a smart world" by K. Mohamed" 2020, September 25: .

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book "The digital and the real world: Computational foundations of mathematics, science, technology, and philosophy" by K. Mainzer" 2019, March 22: .

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book "Complete guide to open source big data stacks" by M.Frampton" 2018, September 6: .

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book "Bioinformatics for evolutionary biologists: A problems approach" by B.Haubold & A. Borsch-Haubold." 2018, June 21: .

"Computing Reviews. Review of the book "Robot proof: Higher education in the age of artificial intelligence" by J. Aoun." 2018, June 21: .

 

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Open Science in Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned in an Academic Library [panelist] " July 23, 2021: 2nd UN Open Science Conference, July 21-23, 2021.

" New Nursing Students Orientation: Welcome to the York College Library " July 13, 2021: York College.

" New Roles of Academic Librarians in the Era of Open Science " May 6, 2021: LACUNY Institute.

" Bulgarian Libraries After the Fall of Communism " April 16, 2021: Midwest Slavic Conference.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, John Drobnicki, Meredith Powers, Scott Sheidlower, Todd Simpson, and Di Su) Professor 101 " March 25, 2021: York College.

" Application of Cloud Technologies in Science Education " March 18, 2021: New Perspectives in Science Education International Conference.

" Welcome to the York College Library: Nursing New Students Orientation " July 22, 2020: York College.

" OER in STEM Disciplines " June 22, 2020: CTLET, York College.

" OER: Nuts and Bolts " June 11, 2020: CTLET, York College.

" Changing Roles of Academic Librarians in the Era of Open Science at "Towards an Open Future 2020" Symposium " April 24, 2020: Graduate Center, CUNY.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Njoki Kinyatti, Meredith Powers, Todd Simpson, Di Su) Professor 101" " January 22, 2020: York College.

" Dr. Vincent DiGirolamo's "Making Sense of Newsboys" and Horatio Alger Jr.'s "Luke Walton, Or, The Chicago Newsboy": with an exhibition of books on journalism and fake news (in collaboration with Junli Diao) " December 2019: York College.

" OER: The Problem, the Solution, the Challenge " November 26, 2019: CTLET, York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library: Occupational Therapy New Students Orientation " August 22, 2019: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, John Drobnicki, Meredith Powers, Todd Simpson) Professor 101 " February 21, 2019: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library: Occupational Therapy New Students Orientation " August 23, 2018: York College.

" Earth Day " April, 2018: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, Meredith Powers, Scott Sheidlower, Todd Simpson, Di Su) Professor 101 " March 29, 2018: York College.

" Hidden Gems: Big Books from the Library's Oversized Collection (with Christina Miller) " November, 2017: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenter Scott Sheidlower) : Occupational Therapy New Students Orientation " August 24, 2017: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library : Pharmaceutical Science New Students Orientation " August 17, 2017: York College.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, Christina Miller, Scott Sheidlower, Todd Simpson) Professor 101 " April 18, 2017: York College.

" Innovation : Exploring Government Information as a Community Resource (Government Science Websites) " 2013: Lehman College.

" Science Literacy " 2012: Lehman College.

" Women in Science online exhibit boards with Pinterest " 2012: Lehman College.

" Intellectual Property and Copyright for eLearning Summer Institute " 2010: Queensborough Community College.

" Teaching the Holocaust, Genocide, and War : Resources and Services Seminar – bibliography " 2010: Queensborough Community College.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

OT Department Appreciation Award: December 11, 2019.

Grants-In-Aid

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Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Reviewer for Journal of New Librarianship: 2017-present.

Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY): 2010-Present.

METRO Science and Medical Librarians SIG: 2003-present.