Anna Schwindt

Work History

Work History

Service-Learning Intern

PCYC Alternative High School
  • Weeded, organized and created cataloging records for the school library
  • Coordinated volunteers to complete the library project
  • Taught and tutored high school students in English, writing and civics
Nov 2010 - Present

Library Associate Substitute

Anoka County Library

• Provide in-person, email, and telephone reference services to the community • Present weekly storytimes for children ranging in age from babies to early elementary • Provide reference services to children and teens • Provide Reader's Advisory services • Hire, train, and manage adult and teen volunteers • Create passive reader's advisory displays for children and adults • Manage Summer Reading Program at the branch level • Some collection development duties: including weeding, and managing donations • Compile monthly computer use and children's programming statistics

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Business, Science, Government Documents Intern

Minneapolis Central Library, Hennepin County Libraries
  •  Identified and addressed problems of access and usability in the Business, Science, Government Documents collection
  • Recovered hidden historical government documents and prepared them for addition to the catalog
  • Updated Minnesota Corporation Collection by researching new corporations in Minnesota and requesting material
  • Formally estimated number of volumes in Government Document stacks
  • Created shelf labels for Government Documents stacks to increase accessibility of the collection
2010 - May 2010

Practicum Student

Parkland Community College Library
  • Provided in-person, email, telephone and chat reference services to the campus community
  • Guided patrons in using electronic resources, databases, and Internet searching
  • Contributed to campus-wide Academic Services database for administration and budgeting analysis
  • Developed LibGuide system to provide library instruction for students at home
Sep 2009 - Jan 2010

Service-Learning Program Volunteer

Salem Community Computer Lab
  •  Provided in-person, email, telephone and chat reference services to the campus community
  • Guided patrons in using electronic resources, databases, and Internet searching
  • Contributed to campus-wide Academic Services database for administration and budgeting analysis
  • Developed LibGuide system to provide library instruction for students at home
Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Technology Help Desk Volunteer

Urbana Free Library
  • Assisted patrons using public access computers with Internet, email, Microsoft Office, web design, video editing and database use
  • Advised patrons on Internet safety
Oct 2004 - May 2008

Circulation Student Employee

Bio-Medical Library, University of Minnesota
  • Provided in-person and telephone circulation services to the university and medical community
  • Guided patrons in using the university catalog and online databases
  • Trained new circulation desk employees
  • Provided excellent customer service
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Peer Adviser

University of Minnesota Department of English
  • Advised students on class selection, career planning, and volunteer and internship opportunities
  • Compiled and edited a weekly newsletter for the English department
  • Planned, implemented and publicized a biannual career panel

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Technology Skills

Platforms: Mac OSX, MS Windows, Linux Tools: MS Office Suite, Open Office, Audacity, Dreamweaver, FileMaker Pro, Google Application Suite, Dialog, Voyager, Aleph, OCLC Resource Sharing, Social Networking, RSS Languages and Standards: (X)HTML, CSS, XML, MARC, MARC21, Dublin Core, Library of Congress, Dewey Decimal and SuDoc