Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2005 - Present

Reference and Web Services Librarian

UC Blue Ash College Library

Coordinates reference services including recommending and implementing policies, scheduling and training. Oversees the development and maintenance of theUC Blue Ash Library website and related web spaces. Provides training and support of these technologies to faculty and staff. Provides in-class and web-based library instruction. Selects, evaluates and manages collections for the Biology, Chemistry, Math-Physics-Computer Science, and Veterinary Technology departments. 

Aug 2004 - Dec 2005

Graduate Assistant: Reference and Instruction; Communications; Media Services

University of South Florida

Assisted students, faculty and general public in an Information Commons environment. Answered inquiries regarding library collection and policies as well as University policies. Conducted online chat sessions and answers email inquiries via Ask-A-Librarian service. Provided general library instruction in the use of the library catalog, electronic databases, and library and university policies. Regularly selected, weeded and assessed items for the Starbucks media collection. Assisted in the promotion, coordination and scheduling of library programming. 

2001 - 2004

AVB Clerk; Public Services Assistant I

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Audio Visual & Booking Services Clerk (July 2001 – April 2004). Reserved and scheduled audio visual materials. Issued library cards, assessed and collected fines, answered general reference questions. Assisted with increasing, maintaining, and weeding the audio visual collection.

Public Services Assistant I, Part-time (January 2002 – April 2004) Answered inquiries related to material selection, availability and suitability. Provided reference and reader guidance services. Assisted patrons in use of library equipment, software, and computers.

2000 - 2002

Circulation Services Assistant

Shaker Height Public Library

Assisted in the lending of library materials. Collected fines and book donations. Provided sales support for Friends of the Library gift shop. Responded to patron inquiries and provided instruction on library equipment.