Ruan Yang is the Lead of Scholarly Publishing & Impact Team, which provides a range of research support services to facilitate NTU faculty and researchers to increase their research visibility and maximise their research impact. The team service portfolio includes curating and depositing papers and theses in the institutional repository DR-NTU for a wider access, hosting and support for qualified journals or conference proceedings edited at NTU, providing citation reports and altmetric tools to measure research impact in academic area and beyond, offering advisory and consulting services on scholarly publishing, open access, research profiles, and copyright.
- Master of Applied Science (Information Studies), School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, 2005
- Master of Science (Publishing Science), Library and Information Management School, Wuhan University, China, 1997
- Bachelor of Arts (Archiving), Library and Information Management School, Wuhan University, China, 1994
Ruan Yang has been working in NTU Library for more than ten years in various areas including: cataloging, Chinese subject librarianship, and scholarly publishing and impact. She has experiences in various aspects of scholarly communication work such as open access publishing, research profile, research impact tracking and measuring, citation metrics and alternative metrics. Due to her stint as the Head of the Chinese Library for ten years, she is also very familiar with Chinese studies resources and Chinese subject services. Prior to that, she had worked in a university press for two years in China, gaining some experience in scholarly publishing.