Experience

Asst Prof, E-Learning Librarian @ Hodges University (July 2014-present)

  • Project manager for upgrade to LibGuides 2.0, transforming the HU library website
  • Built A-Z Database List of over 135 resources with metadata and classifications
  • Working to render the HU library website mobile responsive and ADA compliant
  • Developing research guides for Faculty Support, Copyright, Ebooks, & Library Services
  • Coordinating instruction and collections with the School of Liberal Studies & ESL
  • Providing reference assistance and technology support to faculty and students
  • Coaching students in research, writing, and APA style as well as subject areas
  • Monitoring study rooms and computer lab, opening and closing library
  • Creating library orientation and other videos using Powtoon
  • Fielding virtual reference queries through Ask a Librarian
  • Collaborating and consulting closely with faculty peers

On-Call Librarian @ Hodges University (Nov 2013-July 2014)Hodges University

  • Provide research and technology assistance to faculty and students, monitor computer lab and study rooms, open and close library, circulate and shelve materials, write activity reports. Frequently working solo.

Circ/Ref Assistant @ Collier County Public Library (Nov 2010-July 2014)

  • Circulate and shelve print and audio-visual materials, handle cash and check transactions, respond to telephone queries, register patrons for programs, set up and break down library programs (microphones, projector, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and correct computer errors, instruct patrons in library computer usage, and assist patrons to view or download e-resources onto portable devices
  • Assist patrons to identify useful materials and research topics using online databases, print resources, and Sierra ILS while providing reader’s advisory
  • Contribute engaging articles to library staff newsletter (“Accessorizing Your Inner Librarian,” “Blogging our Library Lives,” “Librarianship: A Study in Mastery,” et al.)
  • Design posters and select materials to stock book displays
  • Train and mentor new hires and volunteers
  • Staff the Reference desk as needed

Research and Editorial Assistant @ FGCU (May 2012-Jan 2014)

  • Copyedited, formatted, and corrected 753 endnotes for a monograph under contract with the University of Nebraska Press, for Dr. Patrick Bottiger of Kenyon College

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