Resume

Employment, Internships, Presentations, Education
Work experience

 

Research Librarian
Kent School, Kent, CT

2018 - present

 

  • Designed and maintain library website

  • Create curriculum for and instruct a semester-long New Student Seminar

  • Design and instruct information literacy/research units

  • Collaborate with teachers to design units integrating instructional technology

  • Manage access to digital resources integrating LibGuides, databases, citation tools, and eBooks for seamless user experience

  • Provide reference/research assistance and readers’ advisory to students and faculty

Director of the Geier Library
Berkshire School, Sheffield, MA

2015 - 2018

 

  • Designed and maintain library website

  • Design and instruct information literacy/research units

  • Collaborate with teachers to design units integrating instructional technology

  • Manage access to digital resources integrating LibGuides, databases, citation tools, and eBooks for seamless user experience

  • Implement budget, manage acquisitions, and technical services related to print and digital collections

  • Provide reference/research assistance and readers’ advisory to students and faculty

  • Develop special programs and displays

  • Supervise Library Assistant

 
Adjunct Faculty
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

2010 - 2014

 

  • Developed and taught graduate-level course, ILS652 Cultural Memorials and Digital Archives

  • Developed course shell using Blackboard Learn 9 integrating multimedia, Wordpress, LibGuides, and Omeka

 

Adjunct Faculty, International Perspectives on Digital Librarianship
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Summer 2011

 

  • Participated in a two week, cross-cultural exchange trip to China exploring the challenges facing both Chinese and American libraries in the digital age

 

 

Library Director & Archivist
Canterbury School, New Milford, CT

2010 - 2015

 

  • Designed and maintain library website

  • Design and instruct information literacy/research units

  • Collaborate with teachers to design units integrating instructional technology

  • Manage access to digital resources integrating LibGuides, databases, citation tools, and eBooks for seamless user experience

  • Implement budget, manage acquisitions, and technical services related to print and digital collections

  • Manage physical archives; developed and maintain digital archive

  • Developed iPad program, maintain stable of 20 iPads, provide support to faculty on curriculum integration and instruction to students

  • Provide reference/research assistance and readers’ advisory to students and faculty

  • Develop special programs and displays

  • Supervise Library Assistant

  • Member of Academic, Web Design, Technology, and 21st Century Learning Committees

 

 

Librarian
Rumsey Hall School, Washington Depot, CT

2000 - 2010

 

  • Maintained technology in the library, designed and maintained library web pages and digital archive

  • Implemented budget, managed acquisitions, and technical services related to print and digital collections

  • Designed and instructed information literacy/research curriculum

  • Collaborated with teachers to support curriculum

  • Provided reference/research assistance and readers’ advisory to students and faculty

  • Developed special programs and displays

  • Supervised student and parent volunteers

 
 
Conference Presentations

                                                

Not Just Bells and Whistles: Ed Tech Tools That Really Work

New England Association of Independent School Librarians (NEAISL)

Belong | Connect | Reimagine

The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT

May 2020

Not Just Bells and Whistles: Ed Tech Tools That Really Work

Association of Independent Schools, Annual Conference

Seeing Clearly

Duchesne Academy, Houston, TX

April 2020

Tech Tools | Panel Discussion

New England Association of Independent School Librarians

Annual Conference

The Milton Academy, Milton, MA

April 2018

Design a User-Friendly Library Website using LibGuides

New England Association of Independent School Librarians

Annual Conference

Cheshire Academy, Cheshire, CT

April 2017

Free and Open Access: The Creation of Digital Memorials and Cultural Archives

National Coalition of Independent Scholars

Traditions and Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape

Yale University, New Haven, CT

June 2015

 
The Embedded Librarian: Everyone Wins When Faculty and Librarians Collaborate

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Professional Development

Teachers Sharing with Teachers: Ideas for the 21st Century Learning Conference

Chase Collegiate School, Waterbury, CT

April 2013

                                                          

Methods for Creating Digital Archives Using Open Source Software

New England Association of Independent School Librarians Annual Conference

Westover School, Middlebury, CT

April 2011

                             

NoodleBib, LibGuides, and the Big6: Promoting Academic Integrity During the Research Process

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Professional Development; Teachers Sharing with Teachers: Ideas for the 21st Century Learning Conference

Chase Collegiate, Waterbury, CT    

January 2010

Education

 

Instructional Technology Design Certificate
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Winter 2015

Master of Library Science
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Academic and Digital Libraries Track
Special Project: Task Evaluation of the Central Connecticut State University Burritt Library Interface: A Usability Study

May 2010

Bachelor of Science
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

May 1983

 

Internship experience

 

Digital Archivist & Web Design Intern
Voices of September 11th, New Canaan, CT

01/2010 - 05/2010

 

  • Redesigned the VOICES of September 11th website

  • Redesigned the Living Memorial portal

  • Processed archival records and images from 9/11 victims' families
     

 

Electronic Resources & Information Systems Intern
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Summer 2009

 

  • Designed website interface for Central Connecticut State University Burritt Library

  • Designed and conducted usability study

  • Created digital libraries portal for the Burritt Library digital collections

  • Created prototype digital collection of archival yearbooks using CONTENTdm software

  • Transcribed oral history interviews for the Veterans History Project (VHP)

  • Processed archival records for the VHP collection

  • Created 'Citing Your Sources' LibGuide for the Burritt Library

Languages

 

HTML

CSS

PHP

JavaScript

Skills A-Z

 

ADOBE ACROBAT PRO

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 6

BLACKBOARD LEARN 9

CAMTASIA

CAPTIVATE

CONTENTdm

DIGITAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

DOCUMENT/IMAGE SCANNING

DRUPAL

DUBLIN CORE

eREADER MANAGEMENT

GARAGE BAND

GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION

iBOOK

iMOVIE

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

iPAD APPS (VARIOUS)

iPAD MANAGEMENT

LIBGUIDES

NEARPOD

OMEKA

SHOWME

WHIPPLEHILL PODIUM

WORDPRESS

 

 

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