Casey Wight

Casey Wight

Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009

Reference Librarian

Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

oProvided bilingual in-person, telephone, and e-mail reference to staff and public

oManaged blog, some inter-library loans, circulation, gave tours, took upon other duties as needed

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008

Assistant Librarian

Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
  • Provided in-person, telephone, and e-mail reference to staff and public in both French and English
  • Catalogued a wide range of both French and English publications
  • Managed inter-library loans for the library when usual staff member took her holiday
  • Miscellaneous tasks included shelving, creating bibliographies, troubleshooting with printers and photocopiers, putting together folders for tours, etc.
Jun 2007 - Sep 2007

Customer Service Worker

Swiss Pastries
  • Served customers, took orders, decorated cakes, stocked shelves
Jun 2005 - Sep 2006

Customer Service Worker

Il Mercato
  • Served customers; prepared food; cleaned; took both opening and closing shifts
  • Worked in a fast-paced, bilingual environment with minimal staff

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Apr 2009

MLIS

McGill University

I specialised in Librarianship, with a keen interest in the technical courses such as web design and database design and development as well as reference and cataloguing.

Objective

An entry-level librarian position with training and professional development opportunities. Willing to move anywhere in Canada for the right full-time opportunity

Summary

  • Masters in Information Studies, Librarianship stream
  • Experienced web searcher with extensive database searching skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bilingual reference experience in a museum setting
  • Experience cataloguing a variety of formats in a bilingual setting

Interest

Literature, Physics, Languages, Linguistics, Computers, History, Sociology, Biology, Hockey, Chemistry, Psychology, Anthropology... Knowledge