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Seeking a position in librarianship, archiving, editing, research, and/or information management.

SpecialtiesIT skills: HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Office,, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, learning management systems (LMSs), and ContentDM.

Work experience

Oct 2013Present

Cataloguing Assistant (Volunteer)

National World War II Muscum

Supervised by Lisa Werling ([email protected]). I catalogue published and unpublished books (monographs), including memoirs from various enlisted men and officers.

Oct 2013Present

Volunteer in Archives

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation

Supervised by Rachel Lyons ([email protected]). I rotated, cropped, and renamed computer images of artwork made by the audience of Jazz Fest 2013. My current project involves digitizing radio newsletters from WWOZ.

Feb 2013Present

Web Developer

Eric E. Simon Photography

I spearheaded the development of Eric E. Simon Images ( I used JavaScript, as well as HTML, XML, and CSS. Website was created in Adobe Dreamweaver.

May 2012Sep 2013

Student Trainee (Admin/Ofc Mgmt)

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Two years of a repeating internship, $27.990 annually. Supervised by Gwendolyn "Jan" Lemaire ([email protected]). I worked for Workforce Development from October 2012  until the second week of July 2013, and thereafter I worked for Surgery. The internship expired on September 20, 2013.

  • Created, populated, and analyzed survey data in SurveyMonkey
  • Generated charts and reports for survey and non-survey data alike in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and SurveyMonkey 
  • Spearheaded development and posting of VA library's online gateway.
  • Re-established interlibrary loan and handled all its requests
  • Updated links on virtual library Web site
  • Administered on-line employee education records
  • Created Microsoft Office documents for various departments
  • Assisted in research as needed.
  • Prepared VA's remaining library collection, mostly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, for move to new location in near future
Jan 2011Jun 2011


Milwaukee Public Library

Worked for Rose Fortier, Digital Projects Librarian:

  • Digitized photographs of musicians in Milwaukee and World War I veterans from the city
  • Assigned metadata in Microsoft Access and ContentDM software, using ContentDM technologies to upload and host the collections


Sep 2007May 2012

Double Master's Degree

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Double-degree program:

  • Master of Music, Music History
  • Master of Library and Information Science, Archival Studies

The Master of Music (MM) and Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at UW-Milwaukee is one of a small number of such programs in the United States. It is a collaborative effort between the Music Department of the Peck School of the Arts and the School of Information Studies. During the course of my studies, the Music Department awarded me the in-house Esther Claire Waldheim Memorial Scholarship. I wrote my Master's Thesis on the life and works of the nineteenth-century New Orleans composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk. At the same time, I completed the requirements for an archival concentration with my MLIS by performing fieldwork at the Milwaukee Public Library (see Experience).

Activities: Hillel (active throughout tenure)

Sep 2003May 2007


Millsaps College

During my tenure at Millsaps, I participated in the college choir, the Millsaps Singers, as a requirement for my degree. I also wrote quite detailed program notes for them in my last semester. Also, all Millsaps students, graduate and undergraduate, are required to pass comprehensive examinations, and I passed them in music with a rating of excellent.


I have been using advanced features of Photoshop since 1999.
I have been using both the back and front ends of ContentDM to publish and view digital libraries since 2009.
I have been proficient in advanced HTML since 2002 and XML since 2010.  As part of my training on XML, I became proficient in both CSS and XSL.
Microsoft Office
I have been proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access since 2002.


Eileen Hamilton

Eileen is the Director of Education at my synagogue and has known me for 20 years.

Mary Fazekas-May

Dr. Fazekas-May was the Chief of Surgery, who worked with me from July to September 2013.

Cindy Rock

Ms. Rock served as my Washington, DC–based point of contact with respect to my duties as a librarian at the VA. She gladly provided me advice and help regarding the redesign of the virtual library Website and the re-implementation of interlibrary loan services.